Making Made Easy
Quick & easy crafts - that you can make in one hour or less!
It can be tricky to make time for making. That’s why we’ve compiled our “one-hour-or-less” hack guide, with DIY projects that you can complete easily in your lunch break.
With these quick and easy craft ideas, you can reconnect with your hands, set the creativity flowing, and make something you can enjoy time and time again.
So whether you have 15 minutes or an hour to spare, get started straight away with these simple and fun craft courses.
Make it in just 15 mins
Switch up your regular tea break routine with these free courses. Perfect for beginners, discover how it takes less time than you think to hone your skills and make something unique.
Make a paper rose with Karolina Merska
In this easy-to-follow video guide, Karolina Merska shows you how to make crepe paper flower decorations using traditional Pajaki papercraft techniques. Try now for FREE.
Make a 'Panch Phoron' Bangladeshi spice blend with Dina Begum
Learn with British-Bangladeshi food writer and cook Dina Begum how to make a traditional Panch Phoron, a fragrant, aromatic, five spice blend. Try now for FREE.
1 Hour Makes
See what you can make in a lunch break. These simple one hour crafts will leave you refreshed, revitalised, and inspired to get ahead with the rest of your day.
Make an easy sashiko-style embroidered patch with Barley Massey
Learn how and be inspired to repair, update or customise your clothes with Sashiko-inspired techniques. Barley Massey’s step by step guide makes it easy and fun for everyone to get started with embroidery. Buy now for £4.99.
Make a simple macramé knot plant hanger with By-Me Katie
Create your own knotted rope planter in no time with Katie Mitchell. Be guided through every step; from cutting out the cord and attaching it to the dowel to basic macrame knots and techniques, all the way to the finished design. Try now for FREE, or with a kit for £14.99.
Longer to spare? Why not try one of our courses + kits!
With Yodomo courses + kits, it’s never been easier to get making and learn new craft skills.
Whether you want to create your own terrariums from scratch or master traditional basket weaving techniques, our courses + kits provide you with all the specialist equipment and materials you need. All you need to add is standard household items.
Make a tinyjohn terrarium with London Terrariums: Course + Kit
Discover the foolproof way to make your very own terrarium at home, with Emma Sibley’s step-by-step guide, expert tips and tried-and-tested kit. You will also learn how to care for your own tiny garden, which you can watch grow and develop over the coming months and years. Buy now for £64.99.
Make a decorative woven basket with Julia Clarke: Course + Kit
Learn how to make a woven basket in just a few hours through easy-to-follow instructions, photographs and short videos. Julia Clarke takes you through each step - from creating a rice mould to mastering the 'three-way weave' technique - to create your finished basket. Buy now for £29.99.
Sew a cushion cover with Hiut Denim & Barley Massey: Course + Kit
Learn how to make an envelope-style cushion cover using organic denim fabric from ethical jeans company Hiut Denim Co. This limited edition kit give offcuts from the fashion industry a new lease of life, and 20% of each kit + course purchased will be donated to the labour behind the label charity. Buy now for £29.99.