Written by Freya Parr. All across the country, a group of approved knitters and crocheters are making breast prostheses for women who have had mastectomies. They’re part of the charity Knitted Knockers UK: a collective of makers who have found a way of crafting for a good cause. The organisation branched out from its US… Continue reading →
Showcasing and supporting the UK’s amazing array of designer-makers is a huge part of Mollie Makes’ ethos. Celebrating craftsmanship and creativity is so important to us, as is discovering new talent, so we’re delighted to be launching the sixth annual Mollie Makes Handmade Awards.
Here at Mollie Makes, mental health is a topic close to our hearts and we believe that crafting can help. In fact, we recently wrote a blog post on it (you can read it here). We’re so pleased that the charity Mind is holding a Crafternoon! What’s Mind’s Crafternoon all about? This Christmas, Mind’s Crafternoon… Continue reading →
Announcing the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2018 shortlisters. Meet the creative start ups, established businesses and handmade champions who will be presenting their creative products and businesses to a panel of judges on 9 July 2018 at Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2018.
Looking for craft events to try next month? We hear you. We’ve rounded up the top workshops and creative events taking place in July and have found everything from Birmingham’s biggest yarn festival to an affordable workshop to make your own ring. Holding an event of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]immediate.co.uk.