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…

How to make a garden apron

Finished size: 42 x 23cm, excluding the belt You will need 30cm of 112cm-wide green spotted cotton fabric 30cm of 112cm-wide plain turquoise cotton fabric 30cm of 112cm-wide blue patterned…

How to make a baby bib

Finished size: 24cm wide x 34cm long. The neck circumference is 26cm. For a larger neck size, increase the scoop of the neck when cutting out. Use 1cm seam allowances.…

How to make a stylish Chrismas tree card in cross stitch

Making a Christmas tree cross stitch is so simple with our easy-to-follow chart. Just stitch the stars, Christmas tree branches and little tree pot before adding a selection of beads…

How to make an elephant pull along toy

Finished size: Baby elephant toy, 24 x 18cm, mummy elephant toy, 30.5 x 22cm. Note: Mummy elephant pull along toy measurements are shown in brackets. For each elephant, 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!…

With sewing solutions and expert tips from our dressmaking expert, learning how to make a dress is so simple. Follow our video guides every step of the way as you…

For cold winter days make a cover for your hot-water bottle, then snuggle up You will need * 60 x 32cm pink floral fabric * 50 x 22cm blue floral…

Protect your spectacles from scratches in a homemade rainbow glasses case based on a retro design from the seventies You will need * 25cm square of white 10-count double thread…

Stitch floral and dotty printed fabric together to make a frilly vintage apron from 1978 – perfect for cooking that special family dinner To make a dainty pinny with this…

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…

You’ll be able to bring these Christmas Advent calendars out year after year to fill with festive goodies and a proverb or joke.   You will need ● 7 small…