Useful Links


Links for websites which we use to obtain patterns, supplies and inspiration!


A website and online community where you can:

  • Take online classes (quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, art, photography, cooking and many more categories)
  • Buy supplies (patterns and kits)
  • Buy & sell patterns
  • Meet makers

The Handspinner Having FunHandSpinner

This little shop, found whilst on holiday in Broadford, on the Isle of Skye, is WONDERFUL!

With a huge range of hand knits, handspun wools and accessories, and great advice (even pattern alteration to fit your size!) it is definately worth a visit. They have their own patterns, at very reasonable prices, and their wool is simply spun of dreams!


A knitting and crochet website and community where you can:

  • Set up your profile
  • Add your own notes and ideas in an online notebook
  • Access their pattern and yarn database
  • Get social and join forums and groups of like-minded people

Rebecca’s RoomRebecca's Room

Rather Splendid Stitch Markers & Knitting Patterns” A great resource!

Saartje Knits

A lovSaartje Knitsely blog of a Dutch girl (Saartje) living in the Netherlands who loved to knit!  She shares many patterns and ideas. Additionally there are links to free patterns!

SewSomeStuffsew some stuff

A sewing home decor blog which offers:

  • Learn to sew advice & tutorials
  • Sewing project tutorials
  • Access to free patterns

a Spoonful of Sugarspoonful

A varied website of creative projects, original tutorials, and delicious recipes.  They cover a variety of crafts including:

  • Sewing
  • Quilting
  • Stitchery
  • Paper crafts
  • Crochet
  • Knitting and more…