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


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

Your project templates for Mollie Makes issue 45 are ready to download

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