NEW: Mollie Makes books now in paperback

Mollie Makes How To Crochet and How to Knit books in paperback books

Our best-selling knit and crochet books are now out in paperback! Bring them with you on the move, flick to your desired project and away you go. Nab yourself a copy using our exclusive offer for Mollie readers below…

Event: Most Curious Wedding Fair 2016

Most Curious Wedding Fair 2016 - Wedding cake

Fashion shows, live music, craft beers and street food at the Most Curious wedding fair 2016 – ensuring a whole day of productive nuptial research and enjoyment! Book your tickets to ‘the nation’s coolest wedding fair’ today!

Top tip for collecting vintage: Biscuit Tins

Vintage biscuit tins on the kitchen walls | Mollie Makes 63

Learn this month’s vintage collector’s top tip for gathering a quirky array of vintage biscuit tins

March craft workshops and creative events

A most curious wedding fair copy

The American poet (and we like to think probable crafter) Emily Dickinson (1830-86) wrote ‘March is the month of expectation, The things we do not know.’ So let the March winds blow as we turn our creative energies to mastering new skills and learning new crafts.

Take the #Make2Share challenge

Make to Share craft challenge

Have you heard of the Make2Share Challenge? It’s all about crafting for friends and here at Mollie Makes, we can’t think of a better excuse to get making!

Random Acts of Kindness: Crafting into the Unknown

1000papercranes by Magical Daydream

We’re used to the warm buzz of crafting for loved ones, but making for total strangers can give you just as much satisfaction. Celebrate #RandomActsOfKindness day by sending your handmade items into the unknown…

You Are So Very Beautiful: A craftivism affirmation project

You Are So Very Beautiful Craftivism Project

Have you ever needed a pick-me-up in the middle of the day? Craved a little reminder that you are amazing? Wanted to tell that awkward person at the bus stop that they are beautiful? Craftisvism is collecting signs and organising drops of handmade affirmations, and would love your help! Betsy Greer started the You Are… Continue reading

How to make a time capsule list

timecapsule

If you’ve always got a set of creative goals on the go, you might find it fun to put together a yearly ‘time capsule’ list. It can help you reflect on the previous 12 months as well as focus on what you’d like to achieve over the next. When January 2017 comes around, you can… Continue reading

16 collections to inspire your next trip to the thrift shop

Vintage bird ceramic collection | Mollie Makes 52

Oh, these old things? They’re just a collection of pretties to excite the gatherer in you… Hello vintage lovers, you’re in for a real treat, we’re showcasing some of our favourite collections as seen in Mollie Makes. We crafty humans do love miniature things (and giant things), things that come in pairs, or sets of… Continue reading

13 Days of Creativity

Keep trying or give up. Whatever Im not the boss of you | Mollie Makes | Illustration by Steph Baxter

Hi, crafters! We’re excited to introduce 13 days of creativity on the blog. For the next two weeks we’re here to put the pep back in your step by publishing articles to spark your creativity, such as charming thrifted collections that’ll inspire your next trip to the thrift shop, spotted hashtags on Instagram and Twitter,… Continue reading