Introducing the CRAFTMOBILE

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Keep your eyes peeled for the CRAFTMOBILE: a touring pop-up shop on wheels selling a curated selection of craft and design objects from designer-makers.

23 ways to channel your inner Frida

23 ways to channel your inner Frida | Number 19

Get our top tips for re-creating the style of late Mexican painter and selfie-extraordinaire Frida Kahlo this Halloween. 

How to get the vintage look (part 3): At home

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You could interpret ‘vintage look’ in many ways when styling your home, but all that’s really required is a love for all things old which were well-loved. This theme of preloved items full of character runs through the homes featured in Mollie Makes magazine and we can’t wait to show you a handful of them…. Continue reading

A-Z of Crafting 2015: directory of craft shops plus discount codes & patterns

A-Z of Crafting 2015 - craft shop directory discount code and free craft patterns

Get an up-to-date, free online craft shop directory, discount codes for craft supplies, free craft tutorials (one from us too!) and heaps of creative inspiration in the A-Z of Crafting 2015.

How to get the vintage look (part 2): Crochet blanket styling

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Draped over the back of contemporary sofas or piled high on the reading chair: here’s how to get the vintage look with crochet blankets.

How to get the vintage look (part 1): 10 doily ideas

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Get the crème de la crème of vintage décor ideas in our How to get the Vintage Look series starting with doilies. Plus get ideas for how to decorate for the festive season! 

Escape to The Crochet Retreat

The Luxury Crochet Retreat

Get away from it all and spend the whole weekend with like-minded people, doing what you love – crochet! Stay in a luxury bell tent for the ultimate crochet glamping experience and let Ruby from Frank & Olive take care of the rest. Come and learn how to crochet and meet designer-makers who’ll teach you craft… Continue reading

Summer holiday: Rainy day crafts for kids

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The summer holidays are still a thing, but rainclouds are keeping everyone inside and the kids are getting antsy. These fun crafts for kids are great ways to keep little ones occupied when the weather’s not so hot.

The Handmade Fair pick of the week: Biscuiteers

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We talk to Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair favourite, Harriet Hastings of Biscuiteers about starting up and how selling biscuits is a bit like launching a fashion collection.

Summer holiday: On the move crafts for kids

Summer holiday ideas | Craft ideas for when youre travelling with kids

Whether it’s planes, trains or automobiles, keeping kids happy on long journeys is never easy. But with a little cut, stick n’ stitch, these DIY travel toys will help keep the little ones entertained this summer, from Totnes or Torremolinos.