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…

November 18, 2013

Chuckhack Workshop for Converse


We’ve been a little slow on our posts lately and that’s because we’ve been so bloody busy. We’re trying to organise ourselves more so that we can keep up with everything, lots is happening! On Saturday 23rd November we are running a Chuckhack workshop with Converse and Google+. We’re super excited about it and have…

October 3, 2013

Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2013


Last night we attended the Cosmopolitan blog awards at the OXO2 tower and WON the Best Craft Blog award! We are still so excited and want to thank everyone who voted for us. Cosmopolitan put on a great night – we loved the Pinky vodka cocktails and our manicures from MW nails. We also met…

September 11, 2013

Summer Catch Up!


We have both been very bad bloggers over Summer – everything got quite busy and the weather has been calling us outside too. Things are finally starting to settle down so we wanted to do a catch up post to let you all know what we’ve been up to and our bloggy plans for the…

August 24, 2013

Southbank Centre Village Fair

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A couple of weeks ago Davina from The Making Home contacted us to ask if we would like to be involved in the Southbank Centre’s Village Fair this weekend. Unfortunately, we are both away from England at the moment but we are lucky enough to be taking part in a Virtual Craft stall! 12 craft…

July 25, 2013

Creative Spaces


I recently put up (with help…) a couple of shelves to help store some things away. Anyone who sews knows how you can end up with so much stuff piled up all around you, which doesn’t make a very inspiring environment to work in. I decided that if I wanted to get everything up and…

July 24, 2013

Liberty Lifestyle Fabric Delivery

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Today has been very exciting as we received a delivery of fabric from the lovely people at Liberty Lifestyle this morning! They’ve sent us a selection of prints from both their Bloomsbury and Stile collections which are both amazing – definitely check them out if you haven’t already. The Lifestyle fabrics have been designed with crafting in…

July 10, 2013

Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2013


You may have seen on twitter that we’ve been shortlisted for a Cosmopolitan Blog Award! We’re really excited and want to say a big thank you to everyone who nominated us. It would mean so much to us if you voted for us to win; we’re in the ‘Best Craft Blog’ category and you can…