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Selling Sewing and Needle Handiwork Online

Your knitted, crocheted or sewn creations can become a source of extra income.  more

Tapestry, Needlepoint and Embroidery

The dividing lines between tapestry, needlepoint and embroidery are still reasonably clear in the domestic crafts field, but are becoming increasingly blurred in the artistic community.  more

The Art of Soap Making

Soap making is catching on as quite the DIY fad. Those who make their very own soap will tell you that homemade soap feels better, smells better and in general has more character to it, compared to commercially manufactured soap. So here is a handy guide to making your own soap.  more

How to Make a Quilt

For a vibrant pop of colour for your living spaces and for making your home feel cosy and lived-in, there is nothing like a classic quilt.  more

Your Guide to Making a Tote Bag

Ever since the 1940s, the tote bag has been a popular fashion accessory. It is a simple, straight-sided bag with large carry handles that can be used by everyone from school kids to grandparents.  more

Wood Carving

Wood carving is an absorbing and challenging hobby for people who like to work with their hands. With basic tools, some practice and a large dose of patience, wood carving can grow into a deeply rewarding activity.  more

Learn Glass Painting

Art-based hobbies can be wonderfully engaging and reveal a hitherto unknown creative side of ourselves.  more

Basic Crochet Stitches

The word crochet comes from Old French, meaning hook and refers to the technique of making fabric from yarn strands, using a hook.  more

How to Make a Doll

Doll making as a hobby can be surprisingly engaging and creative, keeping you engrossed for hours together.  more

How to Make Beaded Jewellery

It can be expensive to buy jewellery to go with every item of clothing you own. So how about making your own? Yes, you read that right! You can make your own jewellery, right at home, with some basic jewellery making supplies and a little bit of practice.  more

10 Tips for Organising your Scrapbook Supplies

The idea of creating a scrap book goes back to the 15th century, when commonplace books were a popular means to save and display favourite recipes, letters and so on.  more


A sheet of paper, cleverly folded, metamorphoses into a bird, animal, flower or just about anything you desire, the wonder of origami!  more

Learn How to Crochet

Crochet, the well-known needlecraft, derives its name from the same French word meaning hook. Crochet became popular in Europe in the 19th century, though its origins may go back in time to South America, China and Arabia.  more

Art Therapy

Anyone with a streak of creativity will vouch for the immensely engrossing nature and healing effects of painting, drawing, sculpting and other forms of artistic expression.  more

Mosaic Crafts for Beginners

The ancient Romans used mosaic craft as spectacular floor decoration. The Byzantine era had cathedrals with brilliant, glowing mosaic icons. Now, you too can try your hand at this age old craft. Its fun, fairly easy and gives surprisingly good results even if you do not have an artistic bone in yo...  more

What Art Supplies You Need to Start Painting

If you are an aspirant artist, you might have wondered what art supplies you will need to begin exploring the wonderful world of painting. Depending on the type of painting you have in mind, here is a list of basic supplies you will need as a novice painter.  more

The Art of Candle Making

The beauty of wax candles is unmatchable. Read on to know more about the many uses of wax and how to make your own candles!  more

Card Making

Handmade cards are all the rage these days and you do not have to be a craft whiz to master the art of card making. It is a fun hobby that indulges your creativity and makes your loved ones feel special because you invested time and effort in making unique cards for them.  more

The Handmade Revolution

The popularity of handmade goods has been on the rise for a few years now and shows no signs of declining.  more

10 Tips for Acrylic Painters

Have a look through our art supplies to find acrylics and art supplies and use these handy tips to get you started on your acrylic painting.  more

10 Tips for Oil Painters

Have a look through our art supplies to find oil paints and art supplies and then use these handy tips to get you started on your painting.  more

10 Tips for Watercolour Painters

Have a look through our art supplies to find watercolours and supplies and use these handy tips to get you started on your watercolour painting.  more

Scrapbooking Your Memories

Scrapbooking is about preserving memories, and doing it a smart, pretty and (that is the whole point) time-consuming way.  more

Crafts: Customers at Your Doorstep

Saving time and petrol is only one of the reasons to sell crafts online. Another is the large number of potential customers who may be interested in your work.  more