Craft bag

Note: Take 1.5cm seam allowance unless stated otherwise. Join pieces with right sides together and edges level. You will need: 50cm of 110cm-wide patterned fabric 30 x 20cm rectangle of…

Christmas stockings

Making patterns and cutting out Enlarge the stocking template on a photocopier, so that the cuff width measures approximately 20cm, and cut out. Red snowflake stocking You will need: ✤…

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 ✤…

Materials Cotton fabric Child’s coat hanger Matching ribbon Matching sewing thread Paper for the template Pencil Scissors To make the template for the peg bag Note: Use 1cm seam allowances…

Download your Curved Pieced Bag pattern

With elegant lines and a magnetic fastener, the Emilia Patchwork bag features simple curved piecing. Choose your colour palette and give it a go! Here’s your free Emillia Patchwork pattern…

Great British Sewing Bee From Stitch To Style Book

  Swish into summer in these elegant Great British Sewing Bee trousers from the brand-new GBSB book. They have a lovely fluid shape that works with either flats or heels,…

Fabric trays

Finished sizes of the trays: Large tray: 16 x 16cm Medium tray: 13 x 13cm Small tray: 9 x 9c For the large tray: 
Two pieces of 25cm-square cotton fabric …

Cat and dog kids' clocks

For each clock, you will need: Finished size: 20cm diameter ✤ 35 x 35cm turquoise or pink cotton fabric ✤ Scissors and pins ✤ Matching cotton thread ✤ Embroidery thread…

Rosemary or lavender heart

If you’re keen to start a simple new project on a quiet afternoon, we suggest stitching a handy herb-stuffed rosemary or lavender heart give any room, drawer or cupboard a…

Star cushion

Finished size of star cushion: 40cm You will need: ✤ Access to a photocopier ✤ Three pieces of cotton fabric, each measuring 35 x 50cm ✤ Polyester toy filling ✤…

How to make a royal dog coat

Finished size: 50 x 41cm excluding straps, for a dog measuring 64cm around its tummy and 53cm from collar to base of tail. To make a royal dog coat you…

How to make a personalised craft box

Finished size: 25 x 23cm, excluding loop You will need Tracing paper and a sharp HB pencil 40cm of 90cm-wide plain red felt 40cm of 112cm-wide turquoise patterned cotton fabric…

How to sew an invisible zip

Learn how to sew an invsible zip when making a dress with dressmaking expert, Thelma’s, easy-to-follow techniques. You will need Pins Invisible zip foot Zipper foot Invisible zip Matching thread…