Free Halloween owl template

Hi everyone! I was so excited about our Spooky Weekend that I couldn't resist making a little party favour for you - an embroidery template for stitching this quirky Halloween owl! Click 'read more' to find this cute character download...

Free tea party embroidery patterns!

Hello, I hope you're enjoying our virtual street party - Zoe and I are having so much fun, and I'm especially excited about our free Knit the Queen pattern! As my little party gift, I thought I'd share three of my embroidery designs with you. Read on to find your download link!

The story of a quilt

It is a fact in life that the best gifts are handmade. I LOVE unwrapping something that a friend or family member has taken the time to make. This personalised quilt was a wedding gift - here's its story.

Face to face with embroidery art

Oooh we do love it when we come across artists embrace the spirit of crafting in their work. Daniel Kornrumpf has done just that with his series of portraits, embroidered on linen! Impressive eh?

Get stuck in with embroidery

If you have been toying with the idea of trying your hand at embroidery we have just the pattern to get you started.

Giveaway: win a Stitchopedia

With handmade bunting, sewing workshops & craftanoons on the rise,  embroidery & needlecraft is long overdue a come back! So we're giving away a free book to get you started.

DIY digital: felt laptop cases

I've long hoarded a stash of felt in rainbow colours - it seems to come in handy for all my craft projects, but lately it seems a felt frenzy is hotting up. I've just found these amazing felt gadget cases from Daneille London on Etsy.

5 foxy craft ideas

Something's stirring in the woods today...  ever since watching Fantastic Mr Fox I've been a bit a fan of this wiliest of woodland creatures. Here's my 5 favourite crafty ways to make your own!

Top 5 Easter craft ideas

Bunnies! chicks! Spring blooms! Eggs! Oh yes, one of my favourite events in the crafter's calendar, is here. And to celebrate, here's a round-up of my five favourite Easter makes.