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…

December 12, 2013

Converse and Google+ Chuckhack Workshop

The New Craft Society Converse Chuckhack Workshop 2013

3 weeks ago R and I held a Chuckhack workshop for Converse and Google+. Our session was part of a 5-day program of workshops and exhibitions held at the Hoxton Garages Gallery in Shoreditch – a really great venue and they have loads going on so definitely check it out. Our session brief was to…

December 4, 2013

West Elm London


This morning we got up, wrapped up warm and headed over to the new West Elm store on Tottenham Court Road for a blogger breakfast and tour of the shop before it opens tomorrow. We were given a tour by West Elm’s wonderful creative director Vanessa Holden, who talked us through each section of the…

November 21, 2013

Beginner’s Guide to Selling on Etsy

Do you have an Etsy shop? H and I set up one a while ago but never really put in the time or effort to make a real go of it. We’ve got plans to redo it properly though and would love to hear your tips and tricks! We’ve found this free ‘Beginner’s Guide to…