Your month in pictures, September 2014

Selection of reader craft images from Instagram and Twitter

A gathering of your handmade projects and WIPs from the #molliemakes and #molliemakers hashtag on Instagram and Twitter Can you believe it’s the end of September already? Summer is drawing to a close which means we’re getting ready to make mittens. You can find the free mittens and gloves pattern booklet in every copy of Mollie… Continue reading

Win a brand new Brother sewing machine

Brother NV20LE sewing machine

Want to upgrade your sewing machine? Enter our compeition to win the new computerised sewing machine by Brother

Giant crochet leaf pattern for autumn bunting

autumn crochet leaf pattern

Develop your crochet skills with Messy La’s autumn bunting tutorial – it’s the best crochet leaf pattern since Pinterest began.

Top 5 tips for product photography

Ohhh Lulu Etsy seller - tropical lingerie

Looking for ways to make your craft shop stand out from the crowd and really sell your wares? Follow our top tips for product photography. No fancy equipment or major technical know-how required, just plenty of time, patience, and imagination.

Choosing fabrics for quilts in three steps

Mollie Makes beginner's quilt tutorial | Mollie Makes 45

Making a quilt for the first time? Keep your cool with our top tips for choosing fabrics for quilts – it’s easier than you think…

Wear your DIY necklace for Breast Cancer Awareness month

Breast Cancer Awareness necklace tutorial step 2

Bust out the pink wardrobe, ladies and gents! This October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Care wants the crafting community to raise funds by dressing in their pink, handmade creations on Fridays. Material World author and Mollie Makes contributor, Perri Lewis has created an exclusive embroidered necklace so you can add a… Continue reading

Mollie Makes subscription offer: Stag head craft kit

The Makery Stag Head kit

Make your own stag head with The Makery craft kit free when you subscribe to Mollie Makes today

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