Studio Notes

Discover thoughtful and inspiring articles on artists, seasonal recipes, upcoming makers and the stories of our creative experts.

Embracing your garden throughout all four seasons

Dan Pearson discusses the importance of seasonality and why it’s critical that we embrace it when gardening.

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How to create a whimsical floral centrepiece with Willow Crossley

Follow along with Willow Crossley as she creates a beautiful flower arrangement that makes the perfect centrepiece for alfresco dining with friends, or for a whimsical wedding. Use the same flower and foliage combination as Willow, or apply this technique to you own seasonal blooms to achieve the colour pallet of your choice.

July jobs in the garden

Master your flower-cutting skills as you learn how to choose and cut the best blooms with tips from expert gardener Arthur Parkinson.

The wonders of the Tamandama

Discover the beautiful technique of creating gravity-defying gardens with self-proclaimed botany geek James Wong.

Meet Julius Arthur

In celebration of his first-ever course with Create Academy, we meet the House of Quinn founder who swapped menswear for quilt making.

Shop the edit

Discover shoppable schemes, kit lists and ideas carefully curated by our experts.

Pentreath & Hall

Explore our favourite Pentreath & Hall products that’ll inspire your own collection.

Curtain making supplies

To get you started on your curtain-making journey, Gemma shares with you the basic sewing tools and material stores she sources from to make her beautiful curtains.

Quilting tools for beginners

Unearth the delights of snipping, sewing, and decoupaging unique textile designs onto various fabrics with Julius Arthur’s quilting tools and supplies kit.

Our essential block printing kit

Step into Molly Mahon’s vibrant world and discover her essential list of block printing supplies, designed for beginners and experienced makers alike.

The values we live by

We’re on a mission to help you build your creative confidence and make learning a joy.

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