Win: Mollie Makes Handmade Wedding!

If you're looking for wedding inspiration, don't miss the beautiful Mollie Makes Handmade Wedding, a one-off special from the team at Mollie Makes.

This scrumptious 130-page special is filled with crafty ideas for weddings, including step-by-step projects, wedding theme ideas and tips for buying vintage dresses.You'll also love the 8 picture galleries from real-life weddings, with tips from the brides and grooms! Projects include a gorgeous fresh flower circlet, stunning paper decorations and a funky heart-shaped fan for summer weddings.

For a sneak peek inside, click over to the Mollie Makes website and check out the digital sampler!

Mollie Makes Handmade Wedding is out now, available in all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online.

We've got 10 copies of Mollie Makes Handmade Wedding to give away to lucky winners!

Click here to enter our Handmade Wedding competition now. Good luck! This competition is open to UK crafters until 3rd May 2013.

Win a trio of party-perfect craft books!

  

Make a dress, bake a cake, craft up decorations - with these fantastic titles, you'll be ready for every spring and summer celebration!

We've got a copy of Drape Drape 3, Sweet and Made in Paper to give away to one lucky crafter - read on to find out more and enter our competition now...

Our last Drape Drape 3 competition was so popular that we couldn't resist giving you another chance to win a copy! This new sewing book from Hisako Sato and Bunka Fashion College shows you how to create 15 contemporary designs, including dresses, skirts and tunics. You'll love Hisako's drapes, twists and knots, they're so stylish and easy to wear! You can find out more and check out some preview pages over on the Laurence King website now.

We're drooling over the second edition of Sweet, a scrumptious baking 'bookazine' from the team behind Mollie Makes. Whip up pastel pound cake, Easter cookies, eclairs and much more! Click here to find out more and check out the digital sampler.

Made in Paper has just hit the shops, and it's a must for everyone who loves papercrafting! This special 132-page issue from the makers of Papercraft inspirations is filled with beautiful projects to make at home, including ideas for parties, cards, gifts and more. The mag is out in UK shops now, or you can order online. Don't forget to pop by the Made in Paper Facebook page too!

Click here to enter our crafty book giveaway now. This competition is open to UK crafters, until 2nd April 2013. Good luck!

That's all from our Easter blog party - we hope you've enjoyed our freebies and competitions. Come back soon for more spring craft ideas, and don't forget about your special Easter discount voucher code!

More blog party fun
Free Easter cross stitch chart from DMC
Free Easter bunny crochet pattern
Win gorgeous Anchor crochet yarn
Free papercraft project - craft funky sheep cards
Free Easter decorations project, plus 50% off your next order at The Making Spot!
Easter projects on The Making Spot

Win gorgeous Anchor crochet yarns!

If you enjoyed this morning's bunny crochet pattern, here's another treat from Coats Crafts - we've got a bundle of Anchor crochet yarns to give away to one lucky crafter!

The lucky winner will receive a selection of 20 Anchor crochet yarns, including colourful Style Magicline, funky textured Style Miro, shimmering Artiste Metallic and Lurex, bright Style Creativa and our favourite, luxurious Artiste Linen. You can see all these and more, and find your nearest stockist over at www.coatscrafts.co.uk.

Click here now to enter our Anchor crochet yarn competition. This competition is open to UK crafters, until 2nd April 2013. Good luck!

More blog party fun
Free Easter bunny crochet pattern
Free papercraft project - craft funky sheep cards
Free Easter decorations project, plus 50% off your next order at The Making Spot!
Easter projects on The Making Spot

 

Valentine wool comp winner!

Wow, so many crafters entered our Black Sheep Wools valentine competition - it's great to know that you all love gorgeous yarn as much as we do!

Today we're saying a big congratulations to the winner, Dr Jen from Leicester. Well done Dr Jen, your prize will be with you very soon.

Don't worry if you didn't win - keep your eyes peeled, we'll have more competitions coming up here on The Making Spot blog. If you live in the UK, there's still (just) time to enter our win a subscription for Mother's Day competition!

Spring Knitting & Stitching Show – enter our giveaway to win a pair of tickets!

We're so excited about The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show, running from 14th-17th March 2013 at London's Olympia II. 

This amazing show is craft heaven; shop for all the latest products, browse for inspiration, talk to experts and join in with great tutorials and workshops. There'll also be the chance to meet some of the best-known craft authors, including the fantastic Laura Long.

We'll be there, along with the teams from our sister magazines, including Papercraft inspirationsCrossStitcher,  Simply Knitting and Mollie Makes. Come and join us for a spot of crafting, or just say hello! We can't wait to see you there.

To find out more and book your tickets now, click over to www.twistedthread.com or call 01473 321872.

We've got 10 pairs of tickets to The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show to give away!

Click here now to enter our show ticket competition. This competition is open to crafters in the UK, until 6th March 2013. Good luck!

Win a subscription for mum!

 

We're getting ready for Mother's Day! There's still time to craft a special gift - check out our free projects and Mother's Day buy one get one free offer. Here's an extra treat for UK crafters - enter our competition, and you could win a year's subscription to a craft magazine to your mum!

  

  

A subscription is the gift that keeps on giving - once you've chosen your magazine, it's delivered to your door each month so you're one of the first to see all the latest projects!

Enter our competition, and you'll win a year's subscription to one of Future's great craft and hobby magazines that you can give as a gift. There are eight mags to choose from, including Mollie MakesSimply CrochetCrossStitcher and Papercraft inspirations, so there's sure to be something your mum will love!

Click here to enter our magazine subscription competition now. This competition is open to crafters in the UK only, until Wednesday 6th March 2013. Good luck!

Competition: Win fab knitting stash!

 

Happy Valentine's Day! We're celebrating with a fantastic competition - one lucky crafter will win a scrumptious prize worth over £50 from our friends at Black Sheep Wools.

The prize includes Lantern Moon heart-shaped stitch markers, two pairs of Milward bamboo needles, a Lantern Moon silk needle sleeve, and five balls of beautiful Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace yarn in ravishing red. The winner will also receive a Rialto Lace pattern book, so they can start knitting straight away!

Click here now to enter our Black Sheep Wools competition. This competition is open until 28th February 2013, and you can enter from anywhere in the world. Good luck!

If you love this, be sure to click over to the Black Sheep Wools website and browse more gorgeous yarnsknitting and crochet accessoriespattern books and more. The shop is based in the UK, but orders can be shipped internationally too - hooray!

Valentine weekend comp winners

We hope you enjoyed our free projects and competitions over the weekend. Here are the comp winners, congratulations to all!

Fiskars left-handed scissors - Claire from Southport

Drape Drape 3 - Jessica from Leicester

Yarn goodies - Ben from Ross on Wye

Millie Moon fabric - Cyndi from Potters Bar

Well done to the winners, your prizes will be sent out this week. Don't worry if you didn't win, we'll have another fantastic competition for you very soon...

Win yummy yarns & a knitting book!

It's the final day of our Valentine weekend, but don't worry - sign up for our e-newsletter and we'll send you news of more special crafty treats on Valentine's Day! Click over to The Making Spot and you'll see the sign-up link at the top of the page.

Today's free project download is Elizabeth Moad's romantic quilled cards, and now here's a fun giveaway comp for you:

Win a copy of Drape Drape 3!

 

We've had an exciting sneak peek at Drape Drape 3, the latest fashion sewing book from Hisako Sato and Bunka Fashion College in Japan.

This stunning technique guide shows you how to create 15 contemporary designs, including dresses, skirts and tunics. You'll love Hisako's distinctive look - drapes, twists and knots that are so stylish and easy to wear. As well as clear diagrams and instructions for cutting and stitching each pattern, there are two fold-out, full-size patterns at the back of the book, so you can start making straight away!

Drape Drape 3 will be available in the UK in March, priced £19.95; you can find out more and check out some preview pages over on the Laurence King website now.

We've got a copy of this fab book to give away to one lucky winner!

Click here to enter our Drape Drape 3 competition now. This competition is open to crafters worldwide until 11th February 2013. Good luck!