Tattered Lace ‘Dare to Dream’ Card by Nancy Watt

Christmas, Guest Experts, Papercraft

This summer, Tattered Lace launched four fabulous collections on Create and Craft that were a huge success. The first was Christmas Glow featuring Flectere dies, then there was the very elegant Deco Christmas, the stunning Wonderful in White, and Fantasy Christmas. All amazing and all very different. I’m delighted to share a project from the Tattered Lace Magazine Issue 45 using the very beautiful and very impressive Fantasy Christmas dies. — Nancy Watt.

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10 Reasons to Follow Us On Pinterest

News, Trends

Pinterest seems to be getting more and more popular as the years go on. It’s a fantastic resource for crafting ideas, inspiration and eye-candy, so we feel right at home! The social media site’s main pull is its use of beautiful feature images, making scrolling a little easier on the eye. We like to fill our boards with everything from sewing and papercrafting to baking and jewellery making; we pin original imagery, exclusive DIY projects and the latest craft products. Handcrafting is simply amazing – and we want to share it all with you.

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Debbie Shore Interview: Butterick Signature EB6100

Guest Experts, Sewing, What's New

You may have heard that Butterick is launching a signature sewing machine very soon – and we are incredibly excited! This computerised machine includes a huge variety of high-spec features, enabling you to take your sewing projects to new heights. But instead of just listing its features, we decided to interview our internationally-renowned sewing expert, Debbie Shore, who has test-driven the machine. Here’s what Debbie thinks about the EB6100.

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