Creative Hobbies available as an e-Mag!

January 21

Issue 4 mysubs splurbYes!  For those of you that love reading books and magazines on your tablet, we now have our magazine available in e-reader format.  Digital subscriptions are available from

Creative Crafter of the Year

August 28

Creative Hobbies is a co-sponsor for this great event! Make sure you enter this competition before it closes on 15 December 2014. Visit for entry forms and more details on this competition.

creative crafter of the year


Cross Stitch Button

July 30

If you love to try new things, try this! A simple, but cute cross stitch button.  We featured the earrings in Issue 7 of Creative Hobbies with a simple heart motif.  Cross stitch is easy and even if you’ve never embroidered before you will catch on quickly.  Click on the picture to download the free tutorial.


A cute quick ‘n easy felt flower

June 28

If you like flower embellishments, here is a quick tutorial to make a flower from felt.  You can use it on almost anything you like, from home decor to scrapbook projects. Download the tutorial by clicking on the picture below.

felt flower project


May 27

Felting has suddenly experienced a huge revival. We were lucky enough to attend a demo before the magazine had to go to print. In issue 6 we will show how easy it really is. Make your own felt and create lovely accessories with it too.  Read more about this felting project in Issue 6 of Creative Hobbies!

These flowers are partially made from felt that was made by hand

These flowers are partially made from felt that was made by hand

Upcycle Furniture Workshop Weekend

March 19

If you like to upcycle, reinvent and make over your furniture, then this is just the break away you were looking for!  For the full weekend  (accommodation, meals and requirements for the workshop included) pricing is R2500.00 per person.  If you are in the vicinity and wish to attend only the workshops, the price is R1500.00 (requirements only, meals and accommodation excluded) per person.  Please hurry to make your booking as places are limited.  This wonderful weekend of all things creative will take place at Casa Lumini, Carletonville, Gauteng.  It is a wonderful, inspirational guesthouse full of creative spaces.  Just the surroundings to get your creativity flowing (see gallery below).  Remember to bring along the piece of furniture that you wish to upcycle.

upcycle furniture weekend workshop

Please note: Surplus requirements for project completion such as Pewter and similar materials will be charged extra.



Kosbare Herinneringe

February 24

Vandag se foto albums is waarlik ‘n fees vir die oë, met allerhande kreatiewe idees en uitvoering.  Saterdag op Ontbytsake, het ons Brother se ScanNCut masjien gedemonstreer.  Dit is ‘n baie veelsydige masjien!  Ons wys jou hoe om hierdie oulike gallery aanmekaar te sit. Klik op die prent hieronder om die projek af te laai.  Vir meer inligting oor hierdie merkwaardige produk van Bother klik hier.

Brother ScanNCut

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