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  • Trend Watch: Gingham

    Gingham is officially ‘in’ for summer, so says the reliable sources at Glamour, Forbes, Elle and Cosmopolitan, but at Cotton Clara it's never ‘out’...
  • Hoop Club Box 11 Preview

    So we are up to our eleventh Hoop Club Box! This month we have teamed up with illustrator Elizabeth Olwen who's world of illustrations and colours ...
  • Book Review: The Way of Integrity, Martha Beck

    I chose the book The Way of Integrity to be the first Cotton Clara Book Club book after seeing an interview between Martha and Marie Forleo. The ti...
  • What we’re loving this month: Cottagecore

    What is cottagecore? Cottagecore began trending back in 2018 when it first started as a hashtag, but it really came into its own last year thanks m...
  • Cool Crafts for Kids

    As a mum to two young boys I’m always on the lookout for cool crafting and art projects I can do with them. Although it’s getting harder and harder...
  • Hoop Club Box 10 Preview

    I can't believe we're on box 10! This feels momentous to me, so many amazing designers, and kits created, and so much lovely feedback from you all....
  • Blue Light Card Discount

    You may have seen our NHS kit where we collaborated with illustrator Jacqueline Colley to produce a kit celebrating the NHS. £5 from every kit go...
  • Easy Vintage Tea Towel Ikea Stool Hack

    This is such a simple project utilising those brilliant Ikea stools that have been around for years and are a design classic (I think they are any...
  • Crafting With Kids

    I’m often asked about getting crafty and creative with children and which Cotton Clara products I would recommend for kids and it really depends on...
  • Crafting and Mental Health

    What exactly are the benefits of crafting on our mental health and why? We take a look at the research showing the positive impact of crafting and creativity on our mental health.
  • Cotton Club Book Club - The Details

    Following on from my last blog post I’ve been book club brainstorming with the CC team and we have some details to share. I really want this club t...
  • Hoop Club Box 9 Preview

    Hello Friends! This month's Hoop Club project is coming soon, and this is our monthly preview blog. Designed so that those of you who want to have ...