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Top 10 online fabric stores

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Top 10 online fabric stores

We have a very special blog post today from guest writer and self-confessed fabric addict, Fiona Pullen. Fiona is the founder of The Sewing Directory and Forever Fabric, and we're thrilled to have a list of her favourite online fabric stores for you to check out! So, over to you Fiona... If you don’t happen to live near a good fabric shop don’t worry, there are hundreds of online fabric stores to choose from who deliver the fabric to your front door. All the fun of shopping from the comfort of your sofa. There are so many out there to...

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How to craft with concrete

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How to craft with concrete

Concrete is a super strong building material, but it is also great for crafts! You need to get to grips with a few basic techniques, but mixing and casting concrete is not difficult for the average crafter to master, and you will be amazed at the high quality home and garden items that you can make. Crafter and author, Hester van Overbeek fills us in on a few concrete crafting secrets...

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Top 10 online yarn stores

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Top 10 online yarn stores

With tons of knitting and crochet inspiration in our books and regular chatter with our authors, one topic that often comes up is where do we like to buy yarn? We include some recommended suppliers in each of the books to help you out, but here we’ve collected some of our favourite yarn stores into one handy list. With recommendations from Nicki Trench, Fiona Goble, Laura Strutt and the CICO Books craft editors, here are our top 10 yarn stores... Mrs Moon Mrs Moon sell their own beautiful chunky yarns made from the highest quality, ethically sourced, superfine merino and...

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Win Hygge Knits by Nicki Trench

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Win Hygge Knits by Nicki Trench

If you love Nicki Trench knitting patterns or have become hooked on the Danish concept of hygge, then this book is perfect for you and we have three copies to giveaway this week! With 25 Nordic inspired Fair Isle knitting patterns, including full colour charts for all patterns and sizes, what better way to make things cozy than to knit theses lovely jumpers, sweaters, scarves, pillow covers, and more? How do you enter? It's very simple and we've already given you a clue in the text above (hint hint!)... just answer one question to be in with a chance of winning...

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10 craft books we’re looking forward to in 2017

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10 craft books we’re looking forward to in 2017

It’s the New Year and there's all sorts of exciting crafty inspiration coming over the next few months! So today we’ve got a sneak peak of our brand new craft range including knitting, crochet, sewing and origami books; lots of super cute crafting ready to make you ‘ooh’ and ‘aww’; as well as some creative new ways to get crafty in 2017.

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