Ten Tips to start sewing with Charlotte Newland

Charlotte Newland (Credit: @charlottesews)

The Great British Sewing Bee winner Charlotte Newland gives her expert advice to sewists who are just starting out…

Mollie Makes meets The Sustainable Studio

Julia and Sarah at launch of The Sustainable Studio

Fashion upcyclers and creative co-working space owners Julia Harris and Sarah Valentin tell us how they built their creative business by embracing sustainability…

Mollie Makes meets The Great British Sewing Bee’s Esme Young

The Great British Sewing Bee. Image credit: BBC/Love Productions/Mark Bourdillon

We caught up with The Great British Sewing Bee’s legendary judge Esme Young to find how she started sewing, all the gossip from this year’s show and the Hollywood stars she’s styled for the big screen.

Making and Mental Health: It’s Time To Talk

Make Your Mental Health a Priority by @kayleymills

Join other designer/makers by using to your creativity to demystify mental health…

Hashtags for modern weavers and tapestry makers

#modernweaving by @redheadweaver

If you’ve got a fascination with fibres and love your loom, we’ve rounded up the best hashtags to get inspired and find fellow weavers…

Mollie Makes meets Sincerely Louise

Louise Walker of Sincerely Louise with knitted sea creatures

From foxes and deers to unicorns, toucans and even a blobfish, Louise Walker has been knitting up a storm creating her unique yarn kits…

Hashtags for macramé makers

#macrameeveryday by @freebirdfibers

Feature image by @freebirdfibers Macramé is having a craft revival and we want you to get on board. We’ve created a library of macramé knots blog post for you to brush up your skills and uploaded a free macramé heart bunting DIY for you to make! So now you’ve got all the skills and makes,… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – Going to the market: A checklist for makers

I Am Acrylic - Mountain backdrop

Selling your wares at a stall this season? We’ve got the experts to put together the ultimate checklist to make sure you’re market-ready this Christmas… More blog posts in the series: 5 DIY Christmas tree decorations  7 Alternative advent calendars 

Mollie Makes meets Emily Dawe

Emily Dawe picture by Tia Talula

  Stylist, blogger and workshop tutor Emily Dawe on her ultimate multi-hyphen crafting career…

Meet the indie dyers creating their own yarns and fabrics

Devon Sun Yarns Rainbow Skeins

Looking for new hues to your yarn stash? Get on board with the latest DIY (dye it yourself) trend, or check out the amazing ranges created by indie yarn businesses across the UK.