Our first open day success!

Many of you got a special sneak peek of your favourite craft mags at our exclusive office open day… Despite the pesky and constant rain, it didn’t dampen spirits at All Craft Media’s HQ today as we threw open our office doors for our very first Open Day – to give all you readers, contributors, … Continue reading

We’re having an open day!

Get behind the scenes of your favourite craft magazines and come along to our office open day… All Craft Media are hosting an open day in their brand new offices on Thursday 19th April, to give you crafters the opportunity to come and meet the magazine teams – and have a general nosy around at … Continue reading

Pattern templates from issue 40

Fancy making something from our current issue? Issue 40 has now hit the shelves and we have loads of fab projects that you can get your needle into! If you’ve spotted something you would like to have a go at, here are all the templates for you, at 100% sizing so you can get stuck … Continue reading

Button earrings in 5 simple steps

To make a sweet and simple pair of fabric covered button earrings you will need:  Materials 2 x 19mm Self cover buttons with removable shanks 2 x 10mm Earring posts with earring backs 2 x 35mm Diameter fabric scraps or patterned fabric. Epoxy glue or strong metal glue. Tools Scissors Fabric marker Tracing paper/pencil. Pliers … Continue reading

The Big Redesign!

Who’s excited about issue 30? We are! We are! To go hand in hand with our brand new team, we’re giving Sew Hip a sparkling new redesign, so this next issue will be better than ever before! It goes to print on Monday, so it’s panic stations all around today, trying to get last minute … Continue reading

Sew Hip 29 – Mystery Quilt – Shhh!

As a Sew Hip contributor (Feedsack fabrics & Amy Bag in Issue 16) I was asked to design a patchwork block with a leaf design for a mystery project, using Oakshott fabrics (www.oakshottfabrics.com). Not a chore, as Oakshott sell wonderfully fine handwoven shot cottons ethically sourced from weavers’ cooperatives in India. The silky feel of … Continue reading

Sneak Peek!

Behind the scenes of a Sew Hip photo shoot! Ever wondered what it’s like on a Sew Hip photo shoot? Well, now you can get an EXCLUSIVE glimpse behind the scenes! One decidedly windy and chilly Tuesday morning, our fabulous photographer Dan worked his magic with the Faith pleated top for next issue (issue 30 … Continue reading