Homemade gifts cufflinks

These are gifts that your loved ones will treasure forever. Velvet scarf This silk velvet scarf takes minutes to make, but adds instant glamour to the plainest of outfits. Use…

Christmas Santas

Little Santas These adorable Christmas Santa decorations are made from kitchen- and toilet-roll tubes and coloured felt. Children will enjoy making them as much as receiving them. Finished sizes: (approx.)…

There is plenty to do in your garden in October – follow our expert tips and advice to make a gardening to-do list. Read our guide now…

To create the Woman’s Weekly strip patchwork quilt, you will need to bind the edges and open seams with strips of binding. Bias binding can be shop bought in varying…

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…

So simple to make, these beautifully presented bath salts make a wonderful gift Create your own homemade spa with these little jars of relaxation, guaranteed to make bathtime…

Sorbus aucuparia asplenifolia tree growing tips

There’s a perfect tree for every kind of garden. Gledista triacanthus ‘Sunburst’ Deciduous Soil type: Moist but well-drained soil This exotic-looking honey locust tree is virtually thornless. The young leaves…

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…

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…

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…