My craft DIYs on the Daily Telegraph website!

A few months ago, I was approached by the Daily Telegraph to see if I wanted to do 10 step-by-step craft projects for their website as part of an advertising campaign encouraging people to get out and about and just plain do more. Of course, I said hell to the yes and the first three … Continue reading

#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.

You’re invited: #imapiece jigsaw installation unveiling

The #imapiece project is coming to a head and the unveiling of the jigsaw piece installation is due to take place on March 1st in Manchester. You need to be there and be a part of this inspiring campaign to tackle world hunger through the medium of craft.

#imapiece comes to Manchester!

The Craftivist Collective finally has a chapter in Manchester and it’s galvanised the crafting community up north, which is now embroiled in making jigsaw pieces as part of the #imapiece campaign to tackle world hunger.

The jumper doctor is in

Sometimes clothes get sick, die and go on to a better place – the giant wardrobe in the sky. Other times, they can be nursed back to health with a needle and thread and this is just what self-styled jumper doctor Lou Tonkin has decided is her vocation. Here’s how she’s been giving clothes a second chance at life.

Monday’s Points of Pinterest: Creative mending

Mending clothes is just as cool as making ’em these days. Here’s some inspiration from Pinterest for fixing up your favourite jumper. Wear your holes with pride!

Denim and lace

I’ve finally plucked up the courage to use my new sewing machine for something other than pinwheel brooches and actually made some clothes. My mother will be so proud!

Monday’s Points of Pinterest: Customised clothes

Take a look at what Pinterest has to offer in the way of customised clothing. I’ll never throw anything away again!

Meet Your Maker: Peter Lappin of Male Pattern Boldness

From sewing for ten hours a day to only using vintage machines, Peter Lappin of the amazing Male Pattern Boldness blog reveals all about his passion for needlework.

Meet Your Maker: Amy Adams of LucyKate Crafts

Do you need a bit of craft and blogging inspiration? Amy Adams of LucyKate Crafts – who somehow manages to find the time to complete beautiful projects, blog about it AND look after her children – is here to help.