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The Handmade Fair 2015

We’re counting down the days until  The Handmade Fair – a chance to get inspiration from the UK’s top crafters, like LP&Q favourite Zeena Shah. Coming this September to Hampton Court Palace, The Handmade Fair 2015 is a prime opportunity to shop ’til you drop, treat yourself to a slice of something sweet, and share… Continue reading

Come sew with us!

Hexie Hoops by Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine

Join Love Patchwork & Quilting and The Makery for an introduction to our fave technique, English Paper Piecing, and make a super-cute Hexie Hoop!   What are you doing on Thursday 16th July? Fancy joining team LP&Q (and the lovely folk from The Makery) at John Lewis, Oxford Street? We’ll be whipping up one of… Continue reading

Show roundup: Pour l’Amour du Fil

Jessie Fincham messyjessecrafts.blogspot.com

We’re huge fans of the now iconic La Passacaglia Quilt – so how could we miss the opportunity to speak to the designer herself?   The La Passacaglia Quilt is just one of many gorgeous to be found in Millefiori Quilts by Dutch quilt designer Willyne Hammerstein. Her work has captured the hearts of modern… Continue reading

The Big Comic Relief Crafternoon

The Big Comic Relief Crafternoon

Mollie Makes teams up with Comic Relief to bring you 132 pages packed with over 50 easy-to-make projects to raise money for Red Nose Day Dedicated to this year’s Red Nose Day ‘Make your Face Funny for Money’ theme, the Mollie Makes Big Comic Relief Crafternoon special, on sale 29 January, features over 50 easy-to-make… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: Fabrics Galore

“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with.  Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two.  I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so you too… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: Jayne Emerson

“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with.  Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two.  I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so you too… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: Millie Moon

Millie Moon: The Handmade Fair with Kirstie Allsopp

“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with.  Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two.  I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so you too… Continue reading

How to set up a successful booth

Jeni Baker Bunting Tips for a Successful Stand

Want to know how to set up a successful booth at a craft show? Whether you’re exhibiting at a quilting show, organizing a shop display or selling at a craft fair table, Jeni Baker of incolororder.com talks us through a few tricks that can help make your set up more successful! 1. Decide on a… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: The Quilt Room

Log Cabin Sparkles by Pam & Nicky Lintott

“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with.  Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two.  I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair with Kirstie Allsopp

The Handmade Fair with Kirstie Allsopp

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Kirstie Allsopp and Hobbycraft to bring you The Handmade Fair!   Coming this September to Hampton Court Palace, it’s going to be an event of all things, people and activities crafty! We’re especially looking forward to seeing the king of colour himeself Kaffe Fassett! Visit www.thehandmadefair.com to… Continue reading