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5 small quilting projects from scraps for beginners

If you keep a load of tiny scraps of fabric, ‘just in case’, these little projects are perfect for you. I’ve collated a selection of 5 different techniques, each with brilliant tutorials to help you make your own bit of patchworky brilliance. Rainbow patchwork coasters Very Berry Handmade has a very easy and clear tutorial to make these gorgeous coasters …

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5 fun things to do with conkers this Autumn

I love a nice walk in the Autumn. The leaves are beautiful, the mornings sharp and it is ok to spend all evening curled up under a blanket. I usually collect a few conkers when I’m out walking but I’m often stuck for things to do with them. These 5 ideas are good for all ages, and not just for …

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5 fantastic crochet patterns for beginners

New to crochet? Got the basic’s nailed? Even if you are not so confident yet, these patterns are great for beginner hookers. Once you start you may not be able to stop! Beginner crochet patterns 1. Rustic Fringe Scarf Chunky wool knits up fast! It is perfect for autumn and winter and is a lot easier than it looks. Rebecca …