Christmas Stocking Appeal

UK Hand Knitting launches Christmas Stocking Appeal for National Knitting Week, 3 – 9 October.

October craft workshops and creative events

Get a head start on this year’s festive season with our pick of October craft workshops in the UK. Make your own glass beads, stitch a contemporary embroidered artwork, learn to block print fabric or attend The Knitting & Stitching Show – a Mollie favourite! Running a workshop of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]immediate.co.uk

New fabrics from Lewis & Irene*

Lewis & Irene announce their new A/W fabric collection featuring enchanted forests, constellations and a walk in the glen – stuff of dreams!

Announcing the winner of the Cratejoy competition*

Meet the winner of our Cratejoy competition, Jess Payne of Geeky Stitching Company

The New Creative Spaces

We take a look at the best new places to learn, grow, make friends, drink good coffee and eat cake – and do some crafting, of course.

5 things you’ll need to throw a 90s do

Encountering forgotten fashion friends on the high street at the moment? Yes, 80s babies, there goes the braided plastic choker, your band t-shirt, glitter hair and baggy trousers. *Waves hello.* All that’s missing are butterfly hair accessories – them were the days! If like us, you’re not embarrassed to yell, “I had one of those as a… Continue reading

Show us your hoop guts!

We’re calling for #hoopguts submissions on social media. Send in pictures of the back of your embroidery work and get it featured on the Mollie Makes blog. Find out more about the hashtag and how to submit your pictures…

Jewellery making workshop for just £5

Head to the Jewellery Maker TV headquarters in Studley, Warwickshire to make a full set of gemstone jewellery. Book now and get a jewellery making workshop for just £5 (usually £30), PLUS free stuff!

9 Father’s Day ideas to buy, make and do

Treat new papas to handmade gifts from the kids plus fun experiences with love from the whole family! Here’s 9 ideas to try…

5 tips for fostering creativity in children

Paper cutter and mum of two, Emily Hogarth shares her top five tips for encouraging children’s crafty creativity, plus four inexpensive kids craft ideas to try.