How to make a personalised hot water bottle

Give someone the gift of a personalised hot water bottle with our how-to tutorial. We’ve made ours with the cosiest of wool felts in a mustard and white colour combo.…

  A herb garden filled with herbs must be some of the hardest-working plants around. Not only do they look good and smell wonderful, they bring bees and other useful…

knitting, couple

Being able to knit is an amazing skill. Knitters should be loved and cherished by their other halves because… 1. They’re full of so much knitting love that they’ll sit…

Paper quilling for beginners

Paper quilling is so easy for beginners with our step-by-step tutorial. If you’ve never tried paper quilling before, this is the perfect beginner papercraft project to give it a go.…

Knitting

Having trouble working out what the abbreviations mean on knitting patterns? Follow our guide to basic knitting abbreviations. Practically all knitting patterns use some sort of abbreviations. Each pattern will…

Cushion piping

You can buy ready covered cord, but with our simple guide you can learn how to make piping in any colour you want. Once you’ve made your piping, have a…

How to make appliqué coasters

Set down your cuppa on one of these pretty appliqué coaster designs. They’re so easy to make with a few fabric scraps so, if you have a free afternoon to…

How to make an elephant cushion

Making our cross-stitch elephant cushion is so easy with these simple instructions. If you’re a fan of embroidery and cross-stitch, then this is the sewing project for you. Stitch three…