CLOSED | Win Dad a DIY belt kit with Leather School*

Your Father’s Day gift, sorted. We’ve teamed up with Leather School to bring you a competition to win a unique gift for Dad. This competition ends Wednesday morning – so be quick!

Father’s Day gift ideas*

Unusual Father’s Day gifts to give him from you and the kids. From papercraft telescopes to cocktail shakers, take a look at these five products that are as individual as he is.

Regional showcase: Creatives in Midlands*

Meet six creative designers and makers from the Midlands…

Slow stitching: How to make a denim patchwork quilt

Hand-quilter Maura Grace Ambrose of Folk Fibers designs us a denim patchwork quilt so we never have to say goodbye to our fave jeans.

Giant donut crochet pattern

Go jumbo with our GIANT donut crochet pattern by Paula Risanto. This magnificent ring of two-toned goodness will put your ripple stitch cushions to shame. If you’re au fait with whipping up stacks of granny squares then this pattern will be a piece of cake! With only two crochet stitches to master (double crochet and slip stitch) beginners can… Continue reading

Regional showcase: Creatives in Yorkshire*

Meet four creative designers and makers from Yorkshire…

Constellation hoop art stitch pattern

Bought your copy of Mollie Makes 79 in Waitrose? Dream of the night skies with this extra free kit in three starry designs – we’ve even included a pretty display hoop!

Furoshiki wrapping tutorial, plus a Mother’s Day printable

Is there anything nicer than beautifully wrapped gifts? Forget finding the end of the sticky tape or co-ordinating your ribbon with your bow – this furoshiki inspired wrap uses only a single piece of cloth with simple folds and ties. And the best bit? Mum can use the fabric again! This is such a simple,… Continue reading

Crafts Day at the Museum of London*

Dip it, dye it and decoupage it! Join the Museum of London for a day of crafts on Saturday 25 March 2017. Sign up to hands-on workshops to make a dip-dyed lampshade and pretty decoupage tea light holders. It’s a great opportunity to try a new craft, plus you’ll have an amazing finished make to take home… Continue reading

Tips for styling a nature-inspired flat lay

As featured in Makes for Mindfulness, a bonus project book inside issue 77, this stop-and-take-it-all-in photograph got all the heart eyes from the team. So much so, we asked Mollie‘s deputy art editor for her tips on flat lay photography. Read on for Becki Clark‘s advice on buying props, analysing your most-loved photos and where to find the best backgrounds for your flat lays.