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

Announcing the winners of the craft bundles from Sun Jellies and Wool and The Gang


The winners of 4 jelly bags filled with crafty goodness from Sun Jellies, Wool and The Gang and Mollie Makes have been chosen randomly – are you a winner?

Announcing the winners of the I-Beads jewellery kit competition

DIY macrame bracelet kit from I-Beads

And the lucky winners of the I-Beads Stardust Bracelet Kit are…

How to host a Mad Knitter’s tea party

Knitted cowl in Mollie Makes 44

Mad about knitting? Size up these top tips for throwing a spectacular Mad Knitter’s party “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You… Continue reading

The Knitting and Stitching Shows 2014

Shopping at The Knitting and Stitching Show 2014

Make your way to The Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace, London 8-12 October and Harrogate International Centre 20-23 November for crafty get-together The Knitting and Stitching Shows return this October and November covering all aspects of craft and making with learning hotspots, over 400 crafty stalls and tons of inspiration making it a must-visit craft… Continue reading

How to crochet rainbow shoe laces for the #RainbowLaces campaign

How to make crochet shoe laces. RainbowLaces

Whip up a pair of crochet rainbow shoe laces and show your support for the Rainbow Laces campaign – challenging homophobia in football. The movement (backed by the charity Stonewall, Paddy Power, Metro and the Premier League) kicks off this weekend as footballers across England sport rainbow-coloured laces as part of their second annual anti-homophobia… Continue reading

Cray cray crochet nails

Crochet nail and crochet nail art by Hook Look

No, you’re not seeing things, there are actual granny squares on these nails. This is the handiwork of Ingrid Leroux from Hook Look and author of Pixel Plaids. While they make little or no sense, and are borderline cray cray, we’re a little bit in love with them. Puts the term crochet enthusiast in perspective doesn’t… Continue reading