Get stuck in!

Whether it’s September, November or any month, start your crafting journey by committing to yourself. And be amazed by what you can create and the effects it has on your mental health.

Join in

It’s well known that crafting is great for our mental health by encouraging mindfulness, and it brings people together. Just 2 of the many benefits of crafting.

So why not give it a go and join the Craftember challenge?

Join In with Craftember

What is Craftember?

Craft any month of the year

Craftember is an initiative to challenge you to craft for a whole month.

Even just 10 mins

Whether it’s for 10 minutes every day, you want to challenge yourself to learn a new craft or make something you always dreamed of. What will you pledge to do?

Share and #tag

Share your crafting projects, your progress and any tips you’ve picked up along the way on social media using #Craftember – and don’t forget to tag us in too.

Why should I craft?

Well, why shouldn’t you craft?! …but here are just 3, pretty good, reasons to try it out:

Get Zen With Crafts

Get Zen with Crafts:

Crafting is your ticket to a stress-free zone! Dive into a world of creativity and leave your worries behind. Unwind, relax, and let your imagination run wild.

Craft Your Way To A Sharp Mind

Craft Your Way to a Sharp Mind:

Who needs Sudoku when you can flex your brainpower with crafting? Boost your mental acuity while creating something amazing. It's like a gym for your brain, but with glitter and glue!

Craft Your Confidence

Craft Your Confidence:

Show off your unique style and let your creative spirit shine. Crafting is your secret weapon for self-expression. Unleash your inner artist, and watch your confidence soar. You'll be strutting like a peacock in no time!

How do I get started?

To start with, you can follow Craftember on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook for plenty of tips and mistakes you can avoid – don’t make the same mistakes we have!

Anything you want to learn?

Comment on one of our posts or DM us and we’ll share our wisdom with you. With partners and ambassadors who are experts in everything from knitting to watercolour painting we’ve got you covered.

Or visit our blog, where we’ll be updating you with crafty hacks, inspirational projects and a whole lot more.

Not sure where to start?

Here are just some of the pledges we had for Craftember 2023 to give you a little inspiration.

I’m pledging to do at least 30 minutes of craft every day of the month

Complete baby blanket I started June

Throughout September I can say, that I pledge to craft every day! The craft could be big, or it may be small, but I will enjoy it and give it my all!

Try to make a wicker work sculpture

Make items for Christmas for a dog charity

Learn something new 1 hour on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Cross stitch daily, at least 10 min

Set up a craft group

Make something every day

I pledge to try and craft more than once a week

Make my first knotted string of beads

Make time each week to turn off the TV and craft instead!

Start christmas gnomes

Crochet baby blanket

Craft daily

To spend 15 minutes per day with my sewing machine, fabric and lots of coloured thread