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Sewing Pattern review by Anneke - Bettsy Kingston's Market Skirt

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Sewing Pattern review by Anneke - Bettsy Kingston's Market Skirt

Pattern: Market Skirt   Designer: Bettsy Kingston Reviewed: April 2020  Ref: 1/2020Kits: Click here to purchase the Corduroy or A-line Sew-a-Long skirt kits Hi, it’s Kay here, owner of Crumbz Craft in Healesville. We’ve put together this pattern guidance to help you sew our best seller pattern, ‘Market Skirt’ by Bettsy Kingston, with helpful hints and tips from Anneke, our beautiful Sewing Teacher here at Crumbz Craft. Her insights and wisdom will help you make this skirt at home and will be a huge support for you if you’re a beginner sewer attempting this pattern. We want this to be...

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Sew-a-Long with Anneke

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Sew-a-Long with Anneke

Anneke, our lovely seamstress, has also been busily working away at home to create a few sew-a-long tutorials to help you make some of Crumbz Craft's most popular sewing patterns. Plus, she's also creating a series of tutes for those tricky technical aspects that like to trip us all up - such as sharing tips on how to sew buttonholes and sewing on buttons seamlessly, to help you finesse your sewing projects.She's just finished reviewing the Market Skirt by Bettsy Kingston and has some absolute gems to share with you so that you can run up one of these must...

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A wrap up of our May 2019 fundraiser for Cure Brain Cancer Foundation (CBCF)

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A wrap up of our May 2019 fundraiser for Cure Brain Cancer Foundation (CBCF)

Our fundraising month of May this year was spent raising funds and awareness for Cure Brain Cancer Foundation (CBCF).  When we approached them to tell them we would be fundraising with a series of events and an overnight Yarn-a-Thon they were (understandably) excited as no-one had ever fundraised for them in this way before.  They sent us stickers, pens and mini colourful cranes – the crane is their logo, and information on the story behind it and what the colours represent. That got Kay thinking (any excuse to get creative that one!) and knowing how people had loved crocheting butterflies for...

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A Wrap Up of our Yarn-a-Thon Fundraiser for beyondblue in May 2018

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A Wrap Up of our Yarn-a-Thon Fundraiser for beyondblue in May 2018

Here's a quick wrap up of the highlights of our beyondblue fundraiser this May where we raised a staggering $8,835 with your help - a massive thank you to all who contributed, donated, supported and cheered us on with brownies and home made cake!

 

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The Art of Window Dressing at Crumbz Craft

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The Art of Window Dressing at Crumbz Craft

When you work in retail, your shop window is one of your biggest assets - it speaks to passers-by, calling them inside, telling them what they can expect, teasing them with what they can buy. So the way you dress your window is critical.  Your window is there even when you aren't - people driving by at night or walking their dog early in the morning see it and it is therefore one of your biggest opportunities to speak to potential customers. Over the years Crumbz Craft have enjoyed putting together special seasonal windows, celebrating our craft wins at the Lilydale...

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