Win a subscription to Creativebug and £150 Amazon vouchers

Creativebug competition

Calling all DIY lovers, this one’s for you! We’ve partnered up with Creativebug for an awesome competition! Win a one-year subscription to Creativebug plus a £150 gift certificate to a UK store

Follow Friday: Nelly’s Treasures

Nellys Treasures

This month we’re obsessing about anatomy and we’d like to give you a heads up (ahem) on textile designer and mastermind behind two awesome anatomy cushions, Helen of Nelly’s Treasures. Bookmark this craft business, peeps!

10 practical ways to use t-shirt yarn

10 t-shirt yarn projects | Mollie Makes

Ten t-shirt yarn projects you will want to make right away. Includes DIY crochet hexagon rugs, a clutch purse with fringing (love!) and two crochet storage tubs. Make your own t-shirt yarn to start on these projects now! Here’s how.

Would you make the jump? Pauline Hagan on how to turn your craft business full time

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We’ve been loving Pauline Hagan’s colourful, quirky jewellery label, Benu Made, for some time now – so much so, we asked her to design issue 56’s fruity brooch free gift. Pauline recently quit her full-time job and moved out to Prague to concentrate on her craft business, and we were intrigued to find out what… Continue reading

8 superfoods that will whet your crafty appetite

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Nurture your creativity and stay in tip-top shape with superfoods. Inspired by the watermelon and pineapple faux-leather brooches in Mollie Makes issue 56 we bring you eight crafty superfoods full of creative nutrients that will unleash the experimental maker in you. Bon appetite!

Mollie Makes Collaboration Raffle

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I often say it – the best thing about working on Mollie Makes is that we get to work with so many talented people: project designers for our How Tos, illustrators for our pull-out papers every issue, photographers snapping our home tours and Tea and a Chat interviews, and with event organisers – dreaming up… Continue reading

Creative conundrums: How to price your handmade goods

How to price a product - Mollie Makes Making It - Illustration by Ello Lovey.

Flip the sign of your crafty business to OPEN! One of the trickiest steps to starting your own business is learning how to price a product, but our easy formula can help. Let’s get down to the nitty gritty of pricing your creative makes.

Mollie Makes issue 56

Mollie Makes issue 56 free craft kits

Cute critters alert! Pick up a copy of Mollie Makes 56 and stitch and appliqué a folk art-inspired woodland fawn in a hoop frame and 17 more craft projects inside. What’s more, you get 2 free gifts! Make fruit brooches with your metallic and neon faux leather craft kit, plus get 8 free papers by Lisa Levis for scrapbooking,… Continue reading

What makes a good day?

DIY banner flag wall hanging | Mollie Makes

We joined Allison Sadler of #makeitsewcial on Instagram for a chat about what makes a good day – here’s what we learnt

20 hoop art ideas that will change the way you see embroidery

20 ways with embroidery hoops - Embroidery Hoop Ideas

Embroidery – it’s the traditional great aunt of the crafts, right? Wrong! Have a look at our selection of hoop art that will change your mind.