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Christmas gift guide for crafters: knitting

December 13, 2016
crafty gift guide knitting And She Made

With Christmas a mere 12 (!!) days away, it’s time to get thinking about what we want to buy the knitters in our lives and what better way to think about it than by stocking up on the gifts in my below gift guide, featuring the likes of Debbie Bliss and Wool Couture Company? Go on, you know you want to! Read on for more.

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Christmas gift guide for crafters: sewing

December 12, 2016
crafty-gift-guide-sewing And She Made

It’s definitely that time of year when we get all festive, drink lashings of mulled wine and generally get into the Christmas spirit. If you’re yet to buy your gifts for others this year (24th December panic buying anyone?), then you might want some ideas of what you can buy your craft loving friends. And if you’re looking for the best sewing gifts out there, then look no further, as I’ve rounded them all up here.

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Alternative gift guide: #supportlocal

December 9, 2015

As our thoughts turn to Christmas, which is creeping up on us faster every day, and our shopping baskets are full with presents for the people we love, it’s at this time of year that I really believe in supporting local crafters.

As much as I still buy from high street shops, I also have a passion for supporting small businesses, especially in the run up to Christmas when many independent businesses are working hard to compete against the bigger names, and I like to buy as many presents as I can from independent shops, thus supporting the people behind the businesses.

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