CraftWorld Magazine Issue 15: September 2022
The latest issue of CraftWorld Magazine is available now, and it's packed full of Christmas craft ideas for you to try tonight! Whether you love sewing, knitting, crochet or papercraft, you're sure to find something to excite you in these pages.
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Free Craft Projects
FREE SEWING PATTERN: Holly Jolly Christmas Stocking
Deck the halls with this fun and bright patchwork stocking, made with the easy-peasy quilt-as-you-go technique.
FREE DOWNLOAD Simple Sew Sophia: A Sophisticated Top & Skirt Pattern
This two-in-one pattern is an ideal make for a glamorous night out or a casual lunch date and is, as ever, comfortable to wear! And of course - it's got pockets.
Festive Friends: Cat & Dog Christmas Cross Stitch Patterns
Create the perfect gift for pet-loving pals with these charming designs, finished with beautiful beads.
Christmas Gift Boxes
Have a holly jolly Christmas with these fabulous new designs from Simply Made Crafts! Follow our free project tutorials to make a wreath gift box, bottle holder, treat box, bottle collar and cracker.
Brush Lettering Blending Tutorial
Learn how to use brushes to blend colours in your hand-lettered creations with expert advice from calligraphy artist Kirsten Burke.
Personalised Mugs - with FREE Templates
Take your hand-lettering skills off the page with these hand-lettered mugs, perfect as stocking fillers. We show you how to create your own stunning mugs - including free downloadable templates!
Traditional Handmade Christmas Gifts With Your Digital Die-cutting Machine
Make the most of your digital die-cutting machine with these gorgeous festive projects. This collection includes a Christmas gift bag, festive greetings card, napkin ring, Christmas cracker and circular wreath card. All of these projects use an SVG download file which is compatible with Cricut, ScanNCut and Silhouette.
Perfect Poinsettia Makes with Christina Griffiths
Die-cutting expert Christina Griffiths shows us five project ideas using the Card Making Magic dies and stamps which are included with the latest issue of Die-cutting Essentials. Christina shows you how to make poinsettia tree decorations, three intricate cards and a Merry Christmas wreath.
FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Easy Intarsia Penguin Christmas Jumper
Get into the festive spirit with this adorable jumper - a must-make for your little ones! The pattern is crocheted in Sirdar Snuggly Snowflake and includes sizes to fit ages 2-8 years.
FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Truly Beanie by Sarah-Jayne Fragola of BellaCoco
Use your new favourite crochet hook to make this cosy beanie pattern from beautiful hand-dyed yarn.
FREE KNITTING PATTERN: Sooty Jumper
The latest issue of Knit Now features a brilliant pattern to knit your own Sooty, Sweep and Soo puppets. To celebrate, we're sharing this super-cute pullover pattern from our archives, featuring a striking intarsia design. The pattern includes sizes to fit ages 2-8 years.
Inspiring Articles from Your Favourite Makers
The Dressmakers' Ball Returns
We caught up with Sarah Wadey of Crafty Sew & So, Leicester, to hear the exciting plans for the 2022 Dressmakers' Ball.
Sewing Masterclass: Zips in Knits
Love Sewing editor Michelle Rowley offers her top tips for inserting zips into jersey fabrics.
Which Digital Die-Cutting Machine Should You Buy?
We compare and contrast the popular Brother ScanNCut and Silhouette machiens so you can make the most out of your digital die-cutting.
Meet Sarah-Jayne of BellaCoco
To celebrate the gorgeous new crochet hook which comes with September's issue of Crochet Now, we sat down with Sarah-Jayne to find out what she's been up to ahead of the upcoming festive season.
Knit More, Spend Less at Christmas!
Knitting for Chrsitmas brings so much joy but the costs can add up, so we're bringing you our top tips for getting the best value from your makes.
The Best New Patterns From Rowan
We've put together some of the most-anticipated patterns from Rowan's autumn-winter collection, available now on CraftWorld!