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17 05, 2017

Crafty make: Beer can succulents

If we've learned anything from the upcycling revolution, it’s that anything can be a plant pot. From wellies, to colanders, we're now potting our favourite plants into all manner of receptacles. Here are my latest unusual plant pots. [...]

31 03, 2017

How to finish off an embroidery project in a hoop

How to finish off an embroidery project in a hoop Typically, embroidery hoops were used to simply keep fabric taut for stitching, but more and more we're seeing finished embroidery pieces displayed in their hoops. Here's how to finish [...]

26 02, 2017

Crafting in Co. Clare

Crafting in Co. Clare We delve into indie dyeing and vegan felting with our columnist Jennifer Lienhard of Woolfinch Studios I’ve been busy over the last couple of months designing our very own [...]

22 02, 2017

Washi Tape Bookmarks

Craft Make An easy, kid-friendly paper craft project We love finding quick and easy crafting projects that are perfect for keeping the kids occupied for an afternoon. This simpe paper craft project makes [...]

22 02, 2017

Olann and Loves

Olann and Loves A collection of beautiful, quirky and useful crafts and kits from Ireland and around the world that caught our eyes Eco Mutt Natural Stuff for Dogs & Dog Lovers [...]

22 02, 2017

Podcast Reviews

Podcast Reviews We highlight some of our favourite knitting and crafty podcasts COTTAGE NOTEBOOK PODCAST We've been listening to the bi-weekly podcast from Nadia of Cottage Notebook since last October [...]

22 02, 2017

Book Reviews

Book Reviews We take a look at some knitting and crafting books Rag Rugs, Pillows, and More Over 30 ways to upcycle fabric for the home By Elspeth Jackson Price - £12.99 IBAN - [...]

22 02, 2017

Yarn Reviews

Yarn Review We review a range of warm and cosy yarns in aran weight and above There's nothing like a handmade garment to keep you warm and cosy.  Whether knitted or crocheted, being [...]

21 02, 2017

The Patchwork Diaries

The Patchwork Diaries We go on a patchwork adventure with our new columnist Aine Foley of Lismore Quilt Co. There is a touch of spring in the air. The crocuses are out and [...]

20 02, 2017

Chunky Love Cowl

Chunky Love Cowl This big and chunky cowl will keep you feeling warm and snuggly. It is quick and easy to make. MATERIALS Yarn: Super Chunky Yarn 60 metres/68 Yards Shown In: Stylecraft Special [...]

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