How to make a rubber stamp

We love the speed and ease of stamping as much as the next crafter, but what if you want to make something totally hand-made and unique. Well, the answer is, design your own rubber stamp. Here Yi Farn of Cotton Candy shows us how to make a rubber stamp from an eraser in a step-by-step guide… 

40 crochet flower patterns and what to do with them

We’ve rounded up our fave free crochet flower patterns for your viewing (and making) pleasure.

Mollie Makes meets Clover Robin

Clover Robin's studio

Clover Robin on how her travels inspire her collage designs and why she has more adhesives than you can shake a stick at…

How to make an arm knitted lounger

Arm knitted lounger guide

Once you’ve read our guide to arm knitting blog post and brushed up on all your techniques, it’s time to practice your skills. Use Anne from Flax and Twine’s tutorial to create your very own arm knitted lounger for your home. Doesn’t it just look so comfy?! If you have a go at arm knitting and at… Continue reading

Guide to arm knitting

Library of arm knitting

Arm knitting is a massive trend at the moment. It’s super peaceful, repetitive nature has been linked to mindfulness and we’re all here for it. We’ve created a guide with all the tips and tricks so that you can add arm knitting to your craft repertoire. If you start arm knitting using our blog post tell us about it and… Continue reading

Maker business tips: What’s it worth?

know your worth illustration

Prices in the craft world vary so wildly it can be hard to know how to set them. How do you value your work, both in time and money? Your first paid commission is a special moment in every maker’s journey – the realisation that not only do people like your work, but they’re willing to… Continue reading

33 five minute crafts

Make your own watercolour clock

If you need a little bit of craft in your life then you need our selection of five minute makes. These quick projects are ideal for you to take on your commute, your holidays or just make one evening when you want to relax. We’ve gathered a whole bunch of different crafts for you to have a… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern: chunky crochet storage tubs

We’ve got a free crochet basket pattern for you so that you can create your very own chunky storage tubs, to tidy up all those loose bits and bobs in your home. Remember, we also have more home decor DIY’s and patterns over on our Ravelry store and in our latest issue of Mollie Makes. And we… Continue reading

Easy mittens knitting pattern

New to knitting? Try our quick and easy mitten knitting pattern for beginners. Brighten up your winter with these cute colour block mittens. Or, if this pattern doesn’t take your fancy, check out our Ravelry store where there’s loads more warm winter patterns for you to make! Personalise your mitts by embroidering winter florals on the cuffs. And if… Continue reading

Discover fresh talent at New Designers

New-Designers-One-Year-In

Here at Mollie Makes we’re always trying to support emerging illustrators and designers, which is why we’re big fans of New Designers. There’s less than two weeks until they return with a new cohort of 3,000 emerging design talents and we’re very excited. Full of disruptive thinking, ambitious ideas and fresh approaches, New Designers presents the work… Continue reading