YOU are your greatest marketing asset by Indie Roller

Indie Roller

Leona AKA Indie Roller knows what marketing works. She’s launched and closed several successful indie businesses in her time, one being Lucky Dip Club which reached a six-figure turnover in the first two years. Her expertise and business wisdom have lead her to guest speaking, hosting workshops, and now writing a guide all about the world of indie biz. So, we thought there’s no… Continue reading

5 fab cross stitch patterns for beginners*

The Folklore Company embroidery patterns

*This blog post is sponsored by The Folklore Company. The nights are drawing in and one of our favourite crafty ways to spend winter is to pick a new cross stitch pattern and start making. There’s nothing better than stitching up a new hoop in front of the TV and giving it as a handmade Christmas… Continue reading

Library of weaving techniques

This blog post is sponsored by Wildwoven. Weaving is a gorgeous craft which we’ve featured in multiple mags, so we thought it was about time we make a library of weaving techniques for you all. This guide was made by our good pal Lucy Rowan @peasandneedles and shows you everything from how to warp the loom… Continue reading

Beginners guide to HTV – Customised babygrow tutorial*

Happy Fabrics HTV babygrow tutorial

*This blog post is sponsored by Happy Fabric Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV for short) is a fun way to personalise any textile you can iron onto. All you need to get started is a pair of scissors and an iron! Just cut out your shape or slogan on the back of the vinyl, then iron… Continue reading

Your new September wallpaper

Meera Lee Patel_calendar design

Hello September! Summer is nearly over which means one thing in the crafting world – PREPARATION. The festive season is around the corner and we’re welcoming autumn in with our special bumper issue, 110. So much so that we had the incredible Meera Lee Patel designing eight gorgeous autumnal prints for issue 110. Meera has designed for… Continue reading

Issue 110’s templates

Issue 110 is on sale and it’s our special bumper issue. Not only will you find the usual 12 inspired projects but there’s also a super cute crackers gift kit designed by the amazing Suzy Ultman, and a bonus mini mag filled with sustainable Christmas makes inside! This month is all about preparing for those colder (and yes, festive!)… Continue reading

Issue 110 out now!

Mollie Makes issue 110

It’s officially September, which means summer’s nearly over and it’s time to start on all those transitional projects that welcome in Autumn. Issue 110 is here to help ease that transition and even start getting you ready for Christmas! There’s all the wintery projects you could ever want so this month’s Mollie motto is ‘prep, make and do’!… Continue reading

The community issue – collaborating with friends

Jade Fisher illustration crafting collaborations

Words: Olivia Gordon. Illustration: Jade Fisher.  Issue 109 is our community issue and it features loads of designer-maker collaborations that will make your heart burst. Sometimes crafting can be a lonely business but Olivia Gordon has gone on the hunt to find maker dream teams who prove working together is better than working alone. Keep… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern: chunky crochet storage tubs

We’ve got a free crochet basket pattern for you so that you can create your very own chunky storage tubs, to tidy up all those loose bits and bobs in your home. Remember, we also have more home decor DIY’s and patterns over on our Ravelry store and in our latest issue of Mollie Makes. And we… Continue reading

12 must-watch craft videos

10 crafty youtube videos

We love a pattern and a magazine (*cough our Mollie Makes cough*) as much as the next person but sometimes we’re after something a little more visual. Cue craft videos! There’s tons of videos and influencers on Youtube all with a passion for crafting. We have a long list of craft Youtubers we watch but we thought we’d… Continue reading