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Join us at the Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show!

Join us at this year's Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show! 
2nd - 5th November NEC Birmingham.
You can grab the hottest ICHF Event tickets right here!

This year's Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show is going to be even bigger and better than ever, not only will you be able to explore the latest crafting supplies, exclusive product launches and expert demonstrations - a true crafters paradise; there is also free entry to Simply Christmas and Cake International!

Taking place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham from the 2nd - 5th November, discover a whole new world full of creative inspiration all under one roof - and this year there is no compromise! We will be broadcasting live for a full 4 hours a day joined by our very own presenter enthusiasts including Leonie Pujol, Yiannis Morgan, Hayley West, Dave Bradford and Matt MacNamara. Conducting live demonstrations, audience Q&A’s and photo signing opportunities, this is your opportunity to feature on li…

Sizzix Flower Fascinator by Lore Green

Hi crafters. I don’t know about you but I love flowers and frankly, I am too scared to count how many flower dies and templates I have; yet somehow, I can always find a need for more.














I recently bought a new Sizzix flower die (pictured right) and as usual couldn’t wait to start playing with it.
After buying a new die, I usually cut everything out in scrap card and start playing with the pieces, moving them around to see how the die works and how many different ways I could adapt the shape for differing uses. 
I made up a flower out of card and loved it, so I wanted to see how it looked in fabric so I found some scraps of fabrics and started cutting. I put different types and thicknesses of fabric through my Sizzix Big Shot Plus as I wasn’t sure if thinner fabrics would hold up the flower form as well. I got quite carried away with the cutting and ended up with lots of petals, especially in the cottons as my Sizzix Big Shot Plus easily cuts six layers of cotton at once so you can get thro…