Beth Shearing

Cushion made from old jumper

Santa Stocking An old jumper can be transformed into a charming stocking, perfect for stuffing with gifts on Christmas morning. You will need: ✤ Textured or patterned old jumper ✤…

Tea light craft idea

Frosted jars This project will take you around 24 hour, including drying time. Skill level: A bit more tricky You will need: ✤ 3 jars ✤ Sticky-back plastic vinyl ✤…

Snowman wreath

Skill level: Easy-peasy Measurements Wreath: Approximately 30cm/11¾in in diameter Snowman: Approximately 9cm/3¼in long Materials 3 x 100g (280m) balls of Hayfield Bonus DK (100% acrylic) in White (961)* 30cm polystyrene…

Paper wreath

Create this eye-catching wreath, which will last and last, simply by cutting leaves and berries from scraps of paper. It’s a great project to entertain the kids over the Christmas…

Gruffalo Toy Knitting Pattern

The Gruffalo has been a favourite character of kids around the world for many years now – and he’s so recognisable with his quirky looks. The prickly beast with sharp…

Ferns

Lush ferny foliage can bring low-maintenance splendour to shade, and when mass-planted will allow you to transform an otherwise drab area into a leafy, tranquil paradise where you can sit,…

Urinary incontinence

Up to a third of women ‘leak’ occasionally, and over three million regularly experience urinary incontinence (UI), especially as we get older. But we tend not to talk about it,…

Stationery decorated with marbled paper

To prepare surfaces before you marble You will need: ✤ Alum powder ✤ Shallow rectangular tray ✤ Paintbrush ✤ Acrylic gesso ✤ Acrylic paint ✤ Masking tape ✤ Pencil For…