Free vintage sewing printables from Papercraft Inspirations 173

These beautiful vintage sewing free printables were designed by Emily Waite for Papercraft Inspirations 173, and include themed papers, toppers and sentiments that are perfect for those in your life who love haberdashery, cross-stitch or just being crafty! We love all things vintage and retro, as they bring a lovely sense of stylish nostalgia to any project. The pretty… Continue reading

Sharing your passion for fabric!

We know many of our readers aren’t just keen card makers, but love all kinds of crafts, from cross stitch to knitting and more! Which is why we’d thought you’d like to hear about our ultra-cool new sister magazine, Love Patchwork & Quilting. Love Patchwork & Quilting is a contemporary magazine devoted to the world… Continue reading

Win pairs of tickets to the Stitch, Sew & Hobbycraft Show!

  We’ve teamed up with Stich, Sew & Hobbycrafts, previously Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts Show, to offer 15 pairs of tickets to the show! Coming to Westpoint, Exeter from 26-29th September, the show will feature over 100 exhibitors, with workshops and talks each day. Click here to enter the competition. Good luck!

GIVEAWAY: Creative Crafts Show tickets to be won!

The Creative Crafts Show is coming to The Sandown Centre, Esher, Surrey from 5-7th September. A brilliant crafty day out, you can browse the stands and stock up on stash or attend one of the fabulous workshops which are running throughout the day. For more about what’s on, visit We’ve got 20 pairs of… Continue reading

GIVEAWAY: Win Chiltern Craft and Design Show tickets!

Meet up to 250 crafts people at The Chilterns Craft and Design Show at The Stonor Park House and Gardens. Features include Show Gardens, Live Cookery Demonstrations, Birds of Prey Displays, Family Craft Demonstrations, Live Music and Play Areas for the children, plus you can visit the house and gardens! We’ve got 18 pairs of… Continue reading

Daylight crafting lamps giveaway PLUS special 20% off offer!

We’re offering five fantastic craft light prize bundles in this month’s competition. Daylight design and sell a range of  sensational lighting options – specifically for crafters. Working in low lighting causes tired eyes, mistakes and takes all the fun out of your papercrafting! After just minutes of using a proper task light, you’ll notice how… Continue reading

Visit Sewing for Pleasure, Fashion, Embroidery & Stitch and Hobbycrafts Show!

The Sewing for Pleasure, Fashion, Embroidery & Stitch and Hobbycrafts Show is coming to Birmingham’s NEC from 21st-24th March 2013. There’ll be hundreds of exhibitors offering irresistible products, inspirational displays and expert advice. Features include fashion catwalk shows, a Jane Austen costume display, a knitting lounge and much, much more.  Tickets are £12 for an… Continue reading

Love Quilting and Patchwork is on sale now!

Love Quilting and Patchwork magazine is on sale now! There’s 100 pages packed with gorgeous step-by-step projects for you to make, as well as features that’ll take you behind the scenes with the professionals! You’ll find all your favourite designers, authors and bloggers, plus news and reviews from the wonderful world of fabric and patchwork!… Continue reading

Win tickets for the Creative Crafts Show in Belfast!

  The Creative Crafts Show is coming to Kings Hall Complex, Belfast on 18-20th April 2013. It’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on lots of quality crafty goodies for all sorts of hobbies, including cross stitch, sewing, card making, knitting, scrapbooking and more! An extensive Workshop Programme will keep you entertained during the day,… Continue reading

Spring Knitting & Stitching Show tickets up for grabs!

  The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2013, 14-17th March at Olympa II London, promises to be a great day out! With over 180 craft stands, you can stock up on stash, pick up some new skills – and meet the Papercraft inspirations team! Read our news story on page 11 for more details about… Continue reading

Get 25% off your next order at The Making Spot!

It’s time for another special Christmas blog party offer! We’ve teamed up with our friends over at The Making Spot to give you 25% off your first order. Whether you’re in to stitching, knitting, scrapbooking or papercrafting – there’s something for everyone!  Simply enter the exclusive code ‘PAPERPARTY’ at the checkout to claim your discount…. Continue reading

Introducing Gathered by Mollie Makes!

We’re so excited about the launch of Gathered – the brand new weekly interactive crafts magazine by our friends at Mollie Makes.  Gathered is out later this month, and it’s going to be jam-packed full of crafty goodies that you’re going to love. To keep up to date with Gathered, like their Facebook page, follow them… Continue reading

Win a year of stash for your favourite craft!

Wouldn’t it be amazing to win a whole year’s worth of goodies for your favourite craft? Well, crafters, you’re in for a treat! The Making Spot is giving one lucky winner bundles of stash. It could be Blacker yarn, Anchor stitching kits or American Crafts papercrafting treats – we’d love to get our hands on all… Continue reading

CrossStitcher's Handmade Cards book is out now!

Our friends over at CrossStitcher have just brought out this fab new book that we think you’ll love!    Handmade Cards is jam-packed full of cross-stitched cards. With over 200 designs from 20 different designers, you’ll be spoilt for choice! There are cards for lots of different occasions, so you’ll never be without inspiration. There’s… Continue reading