8 superfoods that will whet your crafty appetite

Walnut knit pincushion

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

Creative business cards - Blogtacular MollieCollab

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.

Win a copy of new upcycling book: Upcycle by Rebecca Proctor

Upcycle by Rebecca Proctor

We’ve teamed up with Laurence King Publishing to give away 5 copies of Upcycle: 24 Sustainable DIY Projects by Rebecca Proctor.

The Luxury Crochet Retreat with Frank&Olive

The Luxury Crochet Retreat

The Luxury Crochet Retreat: a weekend getaway for crafters who can enjoy some well deserved rest and relaxation whilst finally being able to get on with those unfinished knit and crochet projects.

Mollie Makes issue 56 templates

Mollie Makes issue 56

Your project templates for Mollie Makes issue 56 are ready to download.

Get craft fair freebies from Handmade Fair

Handmade Fair 2014 0439

The Handmade Fair are offering you a chance to receive a free crafty gift from one of their fantastic exhibitors at the craft fair when you purchase a Full Experience ticket! Every week there’s a range of freebies to pick from. Just click on the treat you like the best and buy your ticket through… Continue reading