August 3, 2014

Our Self-Drafted Silk Shift Dresses

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On a couple of separate fabric sale-shopping frenzies, both H and I managed to pick up a metre of the same Liberty print silk each. Quelle horreur! After discussing how we should probably diversify in taste we decided it would actually be quite funny to make matching dresses with our silks (so long as we…

July 3, 2014

Continuing Traditions

Nana's 80th birthday

I would like to tell you about my Nana who passed away a few weeks ago. I have mentioned her in countless posts (such as here and here…) so you probably know how much she helped and inspired me with my sewing and quilting over the years. She was an incredible sewer and quilter and I used…

April 28, 2014

Cath Kidston Easter Workshops: Fabric Notebooks


As you probably have all seen by now, last week we hosted three workshops at the Cath Kiston flagship store in Piccadilly. We were showing people how to make their own fabric covered notebooks and loved seeing how creative and crafty everyone got! Jazz from Jazabelle’s Diary is the beautiful events gal at Cath Kidston…

April 15, 2014

Cath Kidston Craft Workshops – Friday 18th April!

Cath Kidston crafts

We are REALLY excited about running 3 free workshops at the Cath Kidston flagship store at 180 Piccadilly this Friday. If you haven’t been to their flagship yet, you really need to get down there.. it’s like a treasure chest of beautiful print! This Friday we are running 3 workshops at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm…

April 6, 2014

Wool and the Gang Eek Hats

Eek Hats The New Craft Society WATG 8

We have been fans of Wool and the Gang since they started out and if you haven’t heard of them, check them out! We love their approach to fashion and design – each piece is made by hand by a Wool and the Gang maker and when you receive your woolly item you will be…

March 25, 2014

Our 1st Birthday at Liberty

New Craft Society Liberty Party

When we started The New Craft Society we had no idea how much we would grow in just one year. It really just started as somewhere for us to share what we were making, hopefully inspiring others along the way, and we’ve been overwhelmed by how much our little blog has achieved! We knew we…

March 19, 2014

GIVEAWAY – Birthday Goodie Bags

Goodie Bag New Craft Society Giveaway1

You may have seen on our instagram and twitter that we celebrated our first birthday last week with a craft blogger get together hosted by Liberty London. We were unbelievably excited to be celebrating with some of our favourite bloggers in our favourite store. We will be posting a full write up of the event later…

February 17, 2014

Hillary’s Country Craft Competition: Win £1000!


We’ve got an amazing competition to tell you about today with the chance to win £1000! Read below for details, you’d be silly not to enter! Hillary’s have set up the Country Craft Competition with the aim of showcasing the talents of the UK craft and DIY blogging community. If you have a crafty/DIY blog…

December 31, 2013

2013 Round-Up

The New Craft Society

It’s the last day of 2013 and this has been a really great year for us! We only started this little blog in February and we didn’t expect it to grow as much as it has in such a short time, we are very appreciative of all our readers and loved meeting so many brilliant…

December 23, 2013

Cath Kidston – 180 Piccadilly

Cath Kidston's Gift To London

Last week we were shown around the new Cath Kidston flagship store at 180 Piccadilly and fell in love! If you haven’t been, then  definitely stop by and have a look. You may have seen the opening on twitter, where 8 Cath Kidston customised taxis were revealed and took people to the new store for…