Let's talk thread: introducing Coats Button Craft Thread

April 09, 2017

When you're hand-sewing you want a thread that is strong but that also glides through your fabric with ease. Coats Button Craft thread, more formally known as 'Coats & Clark Dual Duty Plus' Button and Craft Thread is regarded as one of the very best for hand sewers. read on...Coats Button Craft Thread

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Do you need to make a toile when sewing?

April 02, 2017

A pattern review of the Tessuti Alice Top, and an adventure in Indigo dyeing. read on....A Tessuti Pattern review and trialing indigo dye

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Summer colours from Loopy Mango

December 11, 2016

Say hello to these beautiful summer colours read on....

Summer Colours from Loopy Mango

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How to choose the right knitting needles?

October 03, 2016

Have you ever been stuck on how to choose a knitting needle? read on

Which knitting needle is right for me

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A few days in Hong Kong

September 26, 2016

You've got a couple of days in Hong Kong and you're a creative type - what are you going to do? read on...

Creative fun in Hong Kong

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Jersey & Mixtape yarn - what is it?

June 05, 2016

You may have come across Jersey yarn before - often called T-shirt yarn, or Tee Shirt yarn, but what’s it like to work with and how is it different to Mixtape yarn? read on...

Wool And the Gang Jersey Yarn and Mixtape

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Inspiration from talented people...

May 23, 2016

We wanted to share with you this gorgeous extra large Nantucket Throw made by Kerryn in Sydney  read on......

Nantucket Throw Loopy Mango in Oatmeal

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Wool And The Gang have arrived !

May 12, 2016

We’re super excited to welcome this modern, vibrant brand to GetMaking read on........

Wool and the Gang DIY Kits

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Have you ever come across the term WPI?

May 11, 2016

WPI means Wraps Per Inch: it’s a way of working out the thickness of your yarn if you don’t know what the ply is. Not all patterns will reference a WPI, but it’s good to know what it means just in case you come across one read on.....

WPI wraps per inch

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Things to do in......... Sydney

April 16, 2016

If you are in Sydney a great adventure is a trip to the always inspiring White Rabbit Gallery in the inner city suburb of Chippendale read on.....

White Rabbit Gallery

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For Love

January 17, 2016

One of my reading highlights this summer has been this series of stories and videos about some of the 11 businesses - more properly called Maisons - that now form a subsidiary of Chanel called 'Paraffection' (meaning 'For Love'). This series shows a glimpse inside read more...

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Look what she made....

October 12, 2015

We love it when we get pictures of the beautiful creations you are all making: have a look at these gorgeous throws made by the very talented Elizabeth using our Loopy Mango chunky wool. read on....

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