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Pincushion

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Zakka is a beautiful way of designing and making small things.

Home

Perfect your outdoor living space

Outdoor living spaces need special fabrics – we’ve got the right tips for your choice.

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Round floor cushions in three sizes

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Transform your living room this winter with cushions for your floor.

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How to make pot-holders

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Give gorgeous fabric cutoffs a second chance by turning them into cute and quirky potholders.

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Multipurpose crates

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These crates double as storage space for toys, and seating around a small table.

DIY

One chair, two new looks

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We show you two ways to put a new spin on a dated chair.

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Pincushion jar lids

Pincushion jar lids

Use this jar with the pincushion on top as a holder for stitchcraft items; it’s a clever way to display products and the jars have more than one function.

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Fabric rose pumps

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Spruce up your pumps with this clever idea.

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Cross-stitch cushion

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Use cross-stitch to give your items a fresh new look.

Home

Sleeping beauties

A romantic four-poster bed

Here are four ways to dress your four-poster for maximum romance.

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Pattern pleasure

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By changing a rolling pin into a pattern roller you have a clever way to decorate any kind of fabric or paper.

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Photo décor

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Use your favourite photos as décor elements for your house.

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Transfer photos onto fabric

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Learn how to transfer your favourite photos onto fabric.

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Ottoman cover

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We show you how can incorporate some art into your home.

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5 clever ideas with a jar

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We asked our creative team to come up with inspired ways to decorate a jar. Here are some of their ideas.

Fashion

Scotch & Soda is coming to SA

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Iconic Dutch brand Scotch & Soda will be opening shop in Johannesburg.

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Sweet dreams: Quilt

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Create a dream bedroom where all the elements flow together seamlessly.

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Scottish terrier appliqué

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A framed houndstooth print and an appliquéd Scottish terrier create a focus point.

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Crocheted ‘pea’ ottoman

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This project was inspired by the Princess and the Pea fairy tale.

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Dress it up

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Give a plain white dress a new look by transferring floral images onto it.

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Appliqué a 3-D cupcake

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This 3D appliqué technique is not as difficult as it looks.

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Fabric rose scatter cushion

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Make roses in a few different colours and hand-stitch them to a cushion.

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Fabric rose handbag

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Decorate a plain handbag with small roses for a special occasion.

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Gift idea: Embroidered gift tag

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This tag can also hang on the recipient’s wall so it has more than one purpose.

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Wreath

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Combine yarn and felt with colourful birds and florist’s berries to craft a modern version of a traditional wreath.

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Sweet-smelling sachets

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These little bags double up as place markers and sweet-smelling gifts.

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Worry dolls

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Make our easy version for your child.

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Shirred pillow

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This dreamy pillow is not as difficult to make as it looks.

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Fabric lanterns

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Sew fabric lanterns and group them together to create a colourful display.

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Lace-topped curtain and tablecloth curtain

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By using pieces of lace, you can transform a room into a beautiful retreat.