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How to knit a gauge swatch (and why you should!)

We’re excited to have Allison and Rachel from Yarn in the City writing some yarn-focused blog posts for us to help inspire you with your knitting and crochet projects. This edition is all about swatching, what is is and why it is a good thing to do. Take it away ladies… Do I really have to swatch? […]
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A Year of Wreaths: December Embroidered Snowflakes Wreath by Laura Howard

It’s time for the December wreath (so sorry this one is a little late) in our Year of Wreaths series with Laura Howard! Read on for her embroidered snowflakes wreath tutorial and pick up a kit here! Take it away, Laura! The final wreath in this seasonal series is a little bit late (sorry!) but hopefully worth the wait. You could […]
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A close up on our Christmas Morning vignette!

It’s Christmas!!! Kym here and I am so excited to share the details of our third Christmas display this year! We have gone all traditional with red, green, gold and blue colours. Our two children are dressed in their Christmas pyjamas on Christmas Morning with their stockings by the Christmas tree. Our littlest is wearing her ‘Knitted by Nana’ Christmas Jumper! […]
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Christmas Gift Guide: 10 stocking filler ideas!

Welcome to the third and final post in our series of Christmas Gift Guides! Today we are sharing some some ideas for those last minute stocking fillers! These little keychain paper punches are super fun and perfect for crafters of all ages! We have some really sweet designs and they are the perfect stocking size! Merchant and […]
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Gift wrapping inspiration and 14 top tips with Gift Wrap Guru Jane Means

When it comes to gift wrapping your Christmas presents, you can wait until the last minute and let it stress you out or you can make it a fun event, with Christmas treats, mulled wine and lots of creativity! We have loads of supplies for wrapping beautiful gifts, including pretty gift wrap and plenty of DIY supplies […]
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9 DIY ideas for decorating your Christmas Tree in handmade style!

We have so many super fun kits and crafty bits and bobs that would be ideal to help you create that perfect handmade Christmas. Here is a quick round up of some Christmas Tree decoration ideas! These Tapestry Kits by Stitch Me contain everything you need to make some amazing tree decorations. With lots of designs to […]
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DIY Christmas cards with Laura Howard, part two

The super talented Laura Howard has been busy crafting up some really cute Christmas card designs for you all to get creating. We love how many possibilities there are with card, washi tape and stamps!  This is part two of her inspirational tutorials. You can find part one here. Take it away Laura! Today I’m sharing more […]
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Spotlight on: Party Supplies!

We all love a party and decorating can be the best part. Whether it be a child’s party, Christmas, a wedding or another special occasion, let us inspire you with some ideas! Lanterns, Banners & Pom Poms! These are simple yet lovely, in a variety of colours & designs for your perfect party theme! Why […]
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