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A close up on our Christmas Party vignette!

It’s getting closer folks! We are into December and Christmas party season is here! Exciting times! We had lots of fun putting this vignette together in store and it really makes me smile every time I see it. The red, mint and pink colour schemes has worked better that we had imagined. We really hope […]
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DIY Christmas cards with Laura Howard, part one

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! Here is part one of her inspirational tutorials (you can find part one two here). Take it away Laura… Can I […]
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A Year of Wreaths: November Felt Holly Wreath by Laura Howard

It’s time for the November wreath in our Year of Wreaths series with Laura Howard! Read on for her festive holly wreath tutorial and pick up a kit here! Take it away, Laura! This month’s wreath is all about holly! I have something detailed planned for next month’s festive wreath, so I thought I’d keep this month’s design nice and simple: […]
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Our Christmas Gift Guide for crafty kids!

Welcome to the first post in our series of Christmas Gift Guides! First up we have some ideas for presents for kids! The perfect beginner sets for kids to get them into Knitting, Crochet and Sewing. These kits by Buttonbag contain all the tools, supplies and step by step guides they will need to get […]
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Reminder…Our special event with the V&A is this Saturday!

This Saturday (25 November) we’ll be hosting a special event to celebrate two beautiful new books from the V&A! At 2pm, we’ll be toasting the first two volumes in the V&A Maker’s Guide series, Patchwork and Quilting and Embroidery, with an afternoon of show and tell by some of our favourite contributors to the series. Many […]
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A close up on our Narnia Vignette!

Christmas is approaching and our first seasonal shop display is up! We decided to go for a Winter Wonderland / Narnia theme for our first this year and we love it! When searching for a winter quilt pattern I (Kym) came across the Quilting in Black and White book and this amazing pattern! Just perfect […]
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Lets all wear…Christmas dresses!

With Christmas fast approaching, we thought it was time to inspire you with different outfit and inspiration ideas for your perfect Christmas dress! Whether you want something modern or with a more retro vibe, we’ve got you covered! The  Tilly and the Buttons Martha Dress is a gorgeous dress pattern has so many different options to play […]
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Tutorial! Vegan leather notebook cover

We have these really cool packs of vegan leather in stock, but what can we make with them?! We put the question to the super talented Laura Howard and this is the third of four tutorials she’s written for us! Find all of the tutorials in the series here. Take it away Laura… Make a mini notebook with a faux leather […]
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Our favourite modern origami inspiration and tutorials

We have so many cute origami supplies in store right now and we thought we would share our latest pin board with you for some super fun paper folding ideas and inspiration! Here is a quick round up of a few of our favourite projects… This origami cornucopia roundup by The House that Lars Built is blowing our […]
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