#imapiece project unveiled in Manchester

A few snaps of last night’s unveiling of the #imapiece jigsaw piece project – set up by the Craftivist Collective to raise awareness of world hunger.


Meet Your Maker: Laura Howard of Bugs and Fishes

Bugs and Fishes is one of the best felt blogs to be found on the web and owner Laura Howard is rightly proud of all her handiwork. Find out here about her favourite tutorials, the first project she ever turned her hand to and just why she goes by the nickname Lupin.

Ahoy there!

This week I found my sea legs making a snazzy little maritime cushion for my brand spanking new nephew. Here’s how to do it yourself!

The luck of the Irish

Ah, St Paddy’s Day! Show your Irish pride with one of these amazingly cute four-leaf clover pennants. Eirinn go brach! (That’s “Ireland forever”, don’t you know!?)

Olympic knitting

Knitting’s not quite an Olympic sport just yet (although it’s really only a matter of time), but the craft’s still getting involved with the upcoming Games, all thanks to the Woolsack project. Read on to find out more.

Freebie Friday: Pinterest badges

Pinned and proud! This is one for the fans of the best social network ever – free Pinterest badges, courtesy of little old me. Holler if you want one!

Swap-apalooza with Popular Crafts

Every month, Popular Crafts holds a craft swap for handy guys and gals who like to spread a little home-made love. The theme for March is spring, so expect lots of fluffy bunnies, cute chickies and an over-abundance of flowers winging their way up and down the country.

Jar of hearts for Valentine’s Day, anyone?

A last-minute Valentine’s Day present, inspired by the most annoying song there ever was.

Make a statement (necklace)

I love a statement necklace, me, but I’m poor and can’t afford to buy any. Luckily, I have craft on my side! Here’s one I made earlier!

Craft it Forward: My endeavours so far

I’m Crafting it Forward for the first time this year. Here’s what I’ve made for five lucky people thus far (three down, two to go).