Once you’ve learnt how to knit, what follows is fine-tuning your technique and learning how to fix mistakes. Generally this comes with practice and experience so, in a sense, the…

Get crafty with your little ones this holiday with our fun makes using washi tape These fun projects are so simple, they’re a great way to get creative with the…

This is a charming project to work on with children. They’ll love working with the bright colours and fun shapes. To make a selection of sweet animal cards you will…

How to make a garden kneeler

If you’re green fingered then you’ll know the trials of kneeling by the flower beds in your garden for hour upon hour, and how sore it is on the knees!…

Transform your home or bring a sense of celebration to any occasion by experimenting with colourful paper Do you have a special occasion coming up or are you simply looking…

Christmas Presents

Using brown paper as the basis, you can create wonderful wrappings with just a few ribbons, twine, jingle bells and foliage You will need: * Brown paper * 12in pack…

Nordic Xmas Card

Handcraft these beautiful Christmas cards for your loved ones by using some felt, coloured card and a little imagination To make Christmas cards you will need: Card blanks Felt in…

Sew this simple project in two contrasting fabrics. Finished size: 31 x 24cm You will need 1cm-squared graph paper and pencil, or access to a photocopier to enlarge template Two…

Decorate your gifts with a few original flourishes and really impress your family and friends. Take Three Things… Stack little gifts into a ribbon-tied pile to maximise their appeal. We…

These cards will look very special in anyone’s home. Collage Christmas Tree You will need ● 13 x 18cm brown card blank ● A selection of different patterned papers ●…

Homemade gifts cufflinks

These are gifts that your loved ones will treasure forever. Velvet scarf This silk velvet scarf takes minutes to make, but adds instant glamour to the plainest of outfits. Use…

Christmas Santas

Little Santas These adorable Christmas Santa decorations are made from kitchen- and toilet-roll tubes and coloured felt. Children will enjoy making them as much as receiving them. Finished sizes: (approx.)…

These fish bags with drawstring fastening make  ideal laundry holders and are fun for all the family Materials Fish template ½m of patterned cotton fabric – our bags measure 66cm…

So simple to make, these beautifully presented bath salts make a wonderful gift Create your own homemade spa with these little jars of relaxation, guaranteed to make bathtime all the…

This eclectic cushion is great to use up fabric remnants from other craft projects Materials 50cm of 140cm-wide cream soft furnishing fabric Scraps of five plain and patterned lightweight fabric…

How to make a cushion cover: Making a cushion cover is easier than you think. Our simple step-by-step video will have you wizzing up your own creations in no time.