As a great starter project, our Woman’s Weekly strip patchwork tablemat is made from alternate blocks of green and blue with a pink and red backing fabric (all by by…

These fish bags with drawstring fastening make  ideal laundry holders and are fun for all the family Materials Fish template ½m of patterned cotton fabric –…

Make a beach bag for your seaside holiday that will get you lots of amiring glances Materials 70cm of 140cm-wide navy cotton ticking fabric Tracing paper…

Create a lovely laundry basket liner with ties in a fun fabric Materials Cotton fabric – we used ‘River Fish’ £20 a metre, Cath Kidston Laundry…

How to make a cushion cover: Making a cushion cover is easier than you think. Our simple step-by-step video will have you wizzing up your own creations in no time.

Hoop boat picture

Take inspiration from the seaside with this lovely boat picture project in an embroidery hoop Materials 25cm square of plain light turquoise cotton fabric 17.5cm wooden embroidery hoop Air-erasable fabric…

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…

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.…

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…

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…