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DIY: Thank You Cards

Whether we chose to admit it, I'm sure everybody can relate to the childhood excitement that comes over us when it comes to receiving presents at Christmas. But...

DIY: Christmas Gift Tags

If like me you like buying lots of little presents for people instead of one big one, you will probably find that whilst wrapping your Christmas presents you are constantly...

DIY: Festive Snood Sewing Project

That retro-knitwear staple, the snood, is very fashionable again this year, with all kinds of patterns and colours available in high street shops. But you don't need to...

DIY: How To Cross Stitch Your Own Christmas Cards

As lovely as shop-bought cards can be, they can never quite match the quaintness of a handmade, personalised card. I like to make a selection of Christmas cards every year and...

DIY: Create Your Own Christmas Jumper

Christmas jumpers are really hot right now, which means vintage/second-hand festive sweaters are tricky to get hold of at a good price. Remember Mark Darcy's...

DIY: Funk up your Knitwear this Christmas

Over the past couple of years Christmas jumpers have really taken off. This is not new information to those of us who love rummaging through charity shops and hunting out genuine...

DIY: How To Create a Capped Sleeve T shirt

 Do you have any old T shirts that are in need of a bit of extra life? Here is a quick and easy way to add some gorgeous capped sleeves to your shirt. ...

Bead up your blouse!

So ladies, we all know that making a statement is essential this season and there are multiple ways of doing it through sustainable fashion. For this month's DIY,...

How To: Finger Knitting a Scarf

When I first learnt to knit about two years ago I started with finger knitting. I was able to pick it up really quickly (unlike the years of frustration I suffered with actually...

'Oxfam Makers Group' Skipton

Our Oxfam Shop managers and volunteers are an incredibly innovative and creative bunch who we are endlessly grateful to have as part of the Oxfam team. Mary Arber-Smith, an...

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