Need a quick teacher's gift? or maybe just remembered that cousin you don't see much is coming home for Christmas? These last-minute gifts are great in a hurry or just if you are short on time and need a little stash to tuck away. 1: Hot Chocolate Baubles Love this idea and a thoughtful gift … Continue reading Top 5 Last Minute Gifts, (made in 10 min or less!)
We're clearing the way for new stock and making space - please help! Pop down to our yarn & fabric sale from Thursday 3rd to Saturday 5th October and pick up lots of great deals! We'll also be selling a limited amount of stock that can be posted out, so if you can't make it … Continue reading Yarn & Fabric Sale
Being diagnosed with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or fibromyalgia can be a very distressing experience, particularly when your enjoyment of life is so tied to your hand and how you use them. Crafting can be such an intrinsic part of our lives that when we are not able to do it, it can have a … Continue reading Top 5 Crafts for Arthritis
Customised letters are the perfect present for any age, occasion, or special event. So when our challenge was set to craft a custom letter we put on the kettle and donned our thinking caps. Here is what we came up with: Taragh: One of our most popular customer buys is a box frame and mdf … Continue reading Great Craft Challenge – Love, Letters!
I love the feel of crochet so when it came to choosing my challenge medium it was a no brainer! I have seen lovely crochet alphabets on bunting but I wanted something big and bold. Here is how I made my chunky 3d letters. I chose 3 colours of crochet cotton and a 3mm hook. … Continue reading Great Craft Challenge – Kris’s Letters
MDF Letters and box frames .. a match made in heaven. The shape and structure is already there leaving you plenty of time to decorate and embellish and make something really special. For this project I used: Glue GunBox FrameGlitterPaintMDF LetterPaintFake FlowersEmbellishments To start I wanted to keep the paper at the back as it … Continue reading Great Craft Challenge – Taragh’s Letters
Letters are a great way to make something truly personal for someone special. The 3d letters I made are so easy and you can customise them to your hearts delight, just use different fabrics, embellishments and sizes. Here is how I made mine: First, I cut out the letters from paper – these are my … Continue reading The Great Craft Challenge – Julie’s Letters
We are so excited about our Christmas in July Sale. Lots of Christmas for our early bird crafters and regular stock too including: Christmas Fabrics -Kits 3 for 2 on Selected Yarns Bargain baskets filled with great craft supplies and lots more! So dig out our most Christmassy Jumper and your sunniest sunglassses for Christmas … Continue reading Christmas in July Sale!
Crafting and reading are the perfect combination for a child's imagination and a great way to get kids to read when they are making amazing things like wands and shields! Here are my top 6 book inspired crafts for kids and if you thing their are any I missed feel free to tell us your … Continue reading Top 6 Book Inspired Kids Crafts
The birds are tweeting, the flowers are growing and the kids are bored...wait, what? Keep those little hands and minds busy this Summer with some crafty goodness and the only thing you will be hearing is "look what I made!" We are so excited about our crafts days this Summer. We have a range for … Continue reading Summer Crafts Days are Here Again!