Esme Clemo

Clanger outfit

If you’ve made your own knitted Clanger from the free BBC pattern, then here are our tips on making the Clanger outfit to match Deputy Craft Editor Esme Clemo set…

Here’s our step-by-step video guide to how to make tassels   Materials Thin card   Ruler   Pencil   Craft scissors   Anchor embroidery skeins, to make tassels for our…

Is back surgery the answer? © iStock

It’s not always the best solution for a bad back. So when is back surgery worth it and when are other options better? The five lumbar vertebrae (L1…

Materials   Cushion pad measuring 45 x 45cm   Two pieces of fabric measuring 48 x 48cm   General purpose plastic coil zip measuring 35cm   Zipper foot   Seam…

How to make a cushion cover tack

An envelope-backed cushion cover is a great beginner project to have a go at if you’re new to sewing and a quick and easy solution to brighten up your home.…

Raspberries are a delicious fruit to grow © iStock

Learn how to grow fruit plants that taste as good as they look and savour the best of the summer season crop     If you hanker to pick your…

Skirt for girls

This pretty girls’ skirt, with matching pocket and trim, is easy to make – you don’t even need a pattern   Materials   Cotton fabric for the main skirt  …

Watch our sewing tutorial for how to make a bag, it's ideal to use as a shopping tote and reversible too!

Cat cross stitch

Learn the basic stitch and you’ll be well on your way to designing your own cross stitch charts. Personalise our cat cross stitch design to replicate your favourite feline friends.…

Felt cushion

This simple craft cushion will add a splash of colour to any room Made with brightly coloured felt circles, this craft cushion project is easy to do and has a real…

You helped us support the Woodland Trust by making a Woodland Glen of animals and plants that were displayed at our Woman’s Weekly Live! event in September 2015. We’re always…