Virtual Knitting: As simple as pressing spacebar

Knitting Simulator game

Knitting + #makeymakey = the Knitting Simulator 2014. You might not consider yourself a Gamer, but what if the Knitting Simulator 2014 made its way onto a games console near you? At this year’s Dames Making Games‘ Julivewire Game Jam in Toronto, Kara Stone and Gabby DaRienzo created the Knitting Simulator 2014. This crafty game is created using… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 45 out now

Mollie Makes issue 45

Space theme piñatas, woven jewellery, hooded velvet capes, patchwork blankets and many more autumn crafts in Mollie Makes issue 45. Plus, FOUR free gifts inside!

Craftivists Garden project, #wellMAKING

Crochet, knitted, paper and fabric flower tutorials – Mollie Makes

Crafters are being urged to add their skills to a new #wellMAKING project to show how crafting can improve wellbeing

DIY shoes: How to make cupcake party pumps

Video tuturoail: DIY shoes - How to make cupcake flats video tutorial

Hop into the dance circle, ladies! Whip up a pair of party pumps using just a few materials. Watch our video tutorial to see how to make a pair of DIY shoes

The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: Yumbles

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We talk to Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair favourite, Yumbles about what they’re looking forward to most at The Handmade Fair! Yumbles is the go-to place for original UK indie foods. With over 100 hand-picked food makers offering everything from handmade gourmet marshmallows to exotic hand-ground spices, visit Yumbles to buy directly from passionate people producing truly… Continue reading

Duplicate stitch: How to embroider patterns on knitwear

Swiss darning - Duplicate stitch heart elbow patches by One Sheepish Girl

Learn how to duplicate stitch with Jessica Joy’s video tutorial and spruce up last year’s snug-as-a-bug knitwear There’s a nip in the air which means it’s time for our yearly ritual of digging out forgotten cardies and fingerless gloves. But fear not, lovelies, we’re here to turn your thoughts to duplicate stitches (or Swiss darning). Will… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 45 templates

Mollie Makes issue 45

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The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: Gathered Handmade

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We talk to one of Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair favourites, Gathered Handmade about what they’re looking forward to most at The Handmade Fair! Gathered Handmade is a sweet brick-and-mortar shop offering a curated selection of special pieces and gifts from designers-makers around the world. Visit the shop to for all sorts of unique and unusual makes, or… Continue reading

Mollie Makes’ new look: a word from the Editor

Mollie Makes issue 45

Mollie Makes’ Editor, Lara Watson introduces the new-look cover, reflecting more of our crafting passions, love of typography and creative lifestyle.

Meet Mollie Makes Handmade Awards Winner, Weaversmith

Weaversmith – WEA Adult's with Learning Disabilities Workshop

We catch up with the winners of the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards who spill the beans on their experience at the event, the best advice from mentors, and what’s next. Turn to page 44 in Mollie Makes 43 to read more about the day, or click here to get the deats on the winners Our final guest… Continue reading