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

Unofficial Craft Week: Freebie #2

September 25

We’re speeding towards the end of the year.  Parties will abound and table décor will need to be organised.  Here is a pretty piece of table décor that is easy to put together and looks beautiful.  Click on the picture below to download the free tutorial.

rosey decor splurb


Unofficial Craft Week: Freebie #1

September 23


It’s the ” Unofficial Craft Week” and we’ve decided to give you some free tutorials on some great projects.  For example this one:  transfer and inkjet printout on a transparency onto wood.  It’s a simple as it sounds and we show you how. Click on the picture below to open the PDF document.  Then simply save it to your computer or print it out.

transfer demo splurb


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

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