UK Lockdown: DIY crafts and tutorials to try at home

UK Lockdown: DIY crafts and tutorials to try at home

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Stay Sane In Lockdown With These Fun DIY Crafts!



The UK is in Lockdown AGAIN we know that how tough it is, but crafting and DIY activities are a great way to distract yourself and stay sane at home! Lockdown is actually an opportunity to find your untapped creativity or to develop your current skills. Maybe you’re keen to start a new hobby? or finally get to that DIY project you have been putting off? Well, here are all of our ideas for easy crafts to do at home with few materials! To cheer us all up we have 20% off until midnight Monday with the code: UK20


Embroidery: The gateway to DIY

Embroidery is no longer the old fashioned granny florals that it used to be! Embroidery has been growing in popularity as cute home decorations and funky repairs to your favourite t-shirts! The best thing about embroidery is that it requires little material and it is easy to achieve a great result! It's a great way to express your creativity and your personality: you can embroider anything you set your eyes on! To guide you in your next favourite hobby and to learn the techniques of embroidery stitches, we have plenty of small motif patterns or full tutorial stitch books.

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Beginner Sewing Patterns:

If you haven’t sewn before or you’re feeling a little rusty, we have some great patterns for you to try out. It can be a little daunting to start a new project, but that’s why we have picked out some lovely starter patterns that will get you excited about sewing! Take a look at the DIY trends of 2021 for some crafty inspiration, plus we have a page full of tips and tricks to get you over any hurdles you may face! We also have some free DIY tutorials that work through the projects step by step on our blog!

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Colouring Pages

If you have never done any crafts before or you don’t have any materials at home. Why not bring it back to basics and try our free colouring pages! It may seem childlike, but it is actually really beneficial for our mental health to zone out and do something creative! It’s an easy and rewarding hobby and all you need is paper and colouring pens/pencils! We all have some lying around! Be sure to share your masterpieces with us on social media!

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Beginner Knitting Patterns

If you don't have space or time to get into sewing, the next best thing has to be knitting! It is such a great way to unwind and focus on something else. The best thing about knitting is you only need a ball of wool and a pair of needles! You can pick it up and put it down whenever you choose, and it's definitely addictive! More and more people are getting into knitting, which means there are even more knitting patterns to choose from! Here you can find our easy knitting patterns for beginners.

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Try Our Easy Patterns for Beginners!


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