Summer holiday sale! 5 issues for £5

Mollie Makes digital magazine summer sale subscription offer

Take us with you; you can bring us in your suitcase! Until the 11 August 2015 you can get 5 digital issues of Mollie Makes magazine for just £5 for both Android and Apple users. You’ll get each issue delivered straight to your device each month, and once it’s downloaded you can read it offline wherever you… Continue reading

Your month in pictures: February

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A gathering of your month in pictures, plus handmade projects and WIPs from the magazine

Free desktop wallpaper: August calendar

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Get a free desktop calendar and wallpaper exclusively designed for Mollie Makes by Lisa Levis. Click, save and set! Get them here…

Win a subscription to Creativebug and £150 Amazon vouchers

Creativebug competition

Calling all DIY lovers, this one’s for you! We’ve partnered up with Creativebug for an awesome competition! Win a one-year subscription to Creativebug plus a £150 gift certificate to a UK store

Follow Friday: Nelly’s Treasures

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This month we’re obsessing about anatomy and we’d like to give you a heads up (ahem) on textile designer and mastermind behind two awesome anatomy cushions, Helen of Nelly’s Treasures. Bookmark this craft business, peeps!

10 practical ways to use t-shirt yarn

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Ten t-shirt yarn projects you will want to make right away. Includes DIY crochet hexagon rugs, a clutch purse with fringing (love!) and two crochet storage tubs. Make your own t-shirt yarn to start on these projects now! Here’s how.

Would you make the jump? Pauline Hagan on how to turn your craft business full time

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We’ve been loving Pauline Hagan’s colourful, quirky jewellery label, Benu Made, for some time now – so much so, we asked her to design issue 56’s fruity brooch free gift. Pauline recently quit her full-time job and moved out to Prague to concentrate on her craft business, and we were intrigued to find out what… Continue reading

8 superfoods that will whet your crafty appetite

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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

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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

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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.