A Fabric Guide To: Viscose

Viscose, also commonly known as Rayon or Rayon Viscose, is one of the most commonly used fibres in the world!

You’ll find it in your local high street stores sewn up into flowy summer dresses and blouses. 

It can even be used to make household items like bedding and carpets! 

In this guide, we won’t be advising how to run up a new rug (we’re not quite clued up on upholstery!) but we’ll be giving you tips on how to use this popular tree pulp-based rayon material, which is known for its silk-like properties! 

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New pattern alert! 🚨 Wanna make your own custom IKEA KALLAX storage boxes?

Do you have cube storage units around your home? We absolutely love them here at The Studio, crammed full of haberdashery goodness!

Ready made storage boxes can be quite boring & might not match the decor in your home. We were super excited to team up with Makower to bring you the pattern for these beautiful boxes! 

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It’s a completely free pattern available to download and is suitable for IKEA Kallax unit and lots of other cube furniture out there, measuring 12 ½” x 14 ½” x 12 ½”. 

Even if you don’t have the cube storage units, they’re a great storage solution for any shelving for toys, magazines, anything you can think of!

The boxes are super sturdy as they have Buckram inside and even have a little PVC label pouch at the front so you can be super organised! If you’re worried about sewing a huge cube, don’t worry! It has a flip up base to make it easier to manage on your sewing machine.  

We have put together a kit with all of the bits and pieces you need to make the storage box or if you’d LOVE to use the fabrics we used, we have Henna available on the website too.

Loving the fabrics we used? Henna is a brand new Makower fabric collection featuring bold blooms and geometric prints. Designed by Beth Studley, these fabrics are inspired by Henna body art and feature mandalas, florals and chevrons. The bold colours are sure to make a statement on any project! 

We can’t wait to see your storage boxes and what you make with Makower’s Henna collection! Don’t forget to share your makes over in our Facebook community group ‘The Plush Club’ or on all the socials, just tag us @plushaddict

The Plush Crochet-Along: Day 7


Hey crocheter! Are you proud you have managed to learn to crochet your very first granny square? 

If you’re feeling totally hooked, you’ll be wanting to make some more so we thought we would go through how to attach squares together, to make a granny square blanket. 

Also I’ll be going through jargon busting all the crochet abbreviations and sharing the final PDF pattern for the heart granny square so you can make some more! 

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The Plush Crochet-Along: Day 6


Hey there! Thanks for joining us on day 6 of our crochet for beginners challenge. Are you loving what you’ve made so far? 

So far you should have an almost completed heart granny square and today we will be finishing it off so you have a completed crocheted square.

You should have all of the crochet stitches in the bag but if you need a refresher, check out our YouTube crochet series. All you will need today is slip stitch, double crochet and chain stitch.

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The Plush Crochet-Along: Day 5

Hi, we’re back with another crochet for beginners lesson! 

Are you hooked on crochet yet? If you have completed all of the days so far, you have learnt all of the stitches needed to complete our heart granny square project! 

Today we will be completing row 4 of our granny square with chain stitches and double crochet, which together is known as the granny shell stitch. If you need a refresher on any of the stitches, you can check out our Crochet YouTube series here. 

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The Plush Crochet-Along: Day 4

Hi there!

Wow, can you believe we are on day 4 of our crochet for beginners challenge already?

Still struggling to learn to crochet?

Don’t worry!

We’re waiting for you in the ‘Plush Crochet-along’ Facebook group if you’re stuck or need to ask any questions.

Equally if you’re super proud of your progress, we’d love to see that too! 

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5 PUL Sewing Project Ideas

Have you ever used PUL fabric before? Ever wondered what type of makes you can sew up with this fabric?

We’ve got a round up of some of our favourite PUL fabric projects that’ll hopefully help you get your sew on!

We also stock a variety of different PUL fabrics and prints to suit all your sewing needs, whether it’s single layer PUL or sandwich PUL, you can buy PUL fabric in the UK from us! 

Whether you’re making a children’s dribble bib, reusable makeup pads or cloth diapers we’re sure to have what you need!

Read on for some waterproof fabric project ideas!

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The Plush Crochet-Along: Day 3

Hello!

How’s your mini granny square from yesterday looking?

Are you ready to learn how to do single crochet stitches?

Remember if you’re struggling, you’re not alone!

There’s loads of budding crocheters in our Plush Crochet-along Facebook group all learning with you. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and post pictures so we can try to help.

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3 DIY Gifts For Grandparents

Did you know grandparents day is just around the corner?! 

If we’re being honest… it never occurred to us that it was a day celebrated all over the world. But better late than never!

It’s only right we honour our lovely grandparents as it’s them who we often turn to for advice. And it’s them who often guide us through life’s ups and downs with their wealth of experience and knowledge ❤️

So we’ve got 3 of the best gift ideas for grandparents just in time for the special day!

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The Plush Crochet-Along: Day 2

Welcome back to our crochet for beginners challenge!

How did you get on yesterday with your slip knots and chain stitches?

If you’re struggling with anything at all, from holding the crochet hook to getting those stitches right, feel free to ask any questions over in the Plush Crochet-along Facebook group, don’t give up yet!

Got your hook and crochet yarn ready?

Let’s learn to crochet! Today we’re going to learn slip stitch and how to double crochet.

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