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Gold-patterned glassware

Here’s a simple way to create an elegant, quirky and unique set of glasses for your next party. Want to try this project by Moorea Seal? You’ll want a copy of Reloved magazine issue 54 then! Order yours online today or download a copy to your smart device with just a couple of clicks.

Pot Plant Bags

Use fabric scraps to stitch these easy ‘growbags’ by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier – just pop your plastic plantpots inside for instant style. Want to try this project? You’ll want a copy of Reloved magazine issue 54 then! Order yours online today or download a copy to your smart device with just a couple of clicks.

Beautiful creature

Recycled fabrics become a canvas for wildlife-inspired artworks With a lifelong passion for drawing and a textiles design degree under her belt, it was a beginner’s falconry course that made Emily Smalley realise she wanted to focus her embroidery work on the natural world. ‘I spent a lot of time studying birds of prey and […]

Orange Peel Scrap Quilt

A striking contemporary quilt by Stuart Hillard that repackages a very traditional block, using mixed fabric remnants in two colour shades to make a modern scrap classic. Want to try out Stuart Hillard’s project? You’ll want a copy of Reloved magazine issue 54 then! Order yours online today or download a copy to your smart […]

Monochrome Stencilled Side Table

A simple stencil pattern has transformed a plain Formica table into a stylish and useful piece of furniture, perfect for drinks, houseplants or a collection of vintage vases. Want to try out Nicolette Tabram’s project? You’ll want a copy of Reloved magazine issue 54 then! Order yours online today or download a copy to your […]

Issue 54 is out!

Retro-style furniture is featuring increasingly in interior schemes, and what better way to introduce it into your home than by upcycling a piece of original furniture that’s in need of some love. For inspiration, take a look at Cassie Fairy’s Lloyd Loom chair makeover, reupholstered with tropical-themed fabric created with iron-on transfers (page 54), or […]

A touch of glass

‘It was love at first sight,’ says Jackie Birchall of Purple Urchin, remembering her first stained-glass evening class. ‘I loved making the Tiffany-style glass using copper foil and solder, rather than lead.’ She says she enjoys the challenge of cutting the glass just right. ‘It’s the most thrilling aspect of this craft. I often hold […]

Love wood workshops

The Somerset Bodgers are running a series of woodworking courses from April to July at the National Trust’s Tyntesfield property in North Somerset, giving people a chance to learn traditional woodcraft skills and make beautiful handmade pieces to take away, including a Celtic three-legged backstool and a carved wooden spoon. You can get the whole […]

WIN! Reloved has five pairs of tickets to The Handmade Fair

The Handmade Fair, hosted by Kirstie Allsopp, is heading to Bowood House and Gardens in Wiltshire (22–24 June) for the very first time. The programme includes live ‘craft-offs’ with the experts, Q&As and demonstrations from well-known makers, plus creative workshops where visitors can learn new skills, including needle felting, calligraphy, wirework and Indian block printing, […]

Stitched bag

Breathe new life into an old leather bag, personalising it with an embroidered word. You can get started on yours with the tutorial inside issue 53 of Reloved magazine, available to order online and download directly to your smart device. ‘I had replaced this tatty handbag but couldn’t bear to throw it away,’ says Chloe […]