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…

Editor Diane went to meet the ladies behind the scenes on the makeover shoot

Teresa Stone, 52 (pictured, right) ‘My sister discovered she had breast cancer three years ago and her doctor told her that my other sister and I should get checked, 
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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!

When you’re sewing up knitted toys, you’ll usually have lots of small pieces of kntting to assemble and it’s fiddly to make the seams look absolutely perfect. That’s why we’ve…

Tips on how to knit neat stripes and the simplest way of introducing colour into your knitting like the boys sweater featured in this week’s Woman’s Weekly.

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.…

Trace this floral motif onto your watercolour paper

Materials    Cold press watercolour paper   Watercolour paints in Opera Rose, Cadmium Red, Sennelier Yellow Light, Cinereous Blue and  Hooker’s Green Light   Medium and fine paintbrushes   Sharp…

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…