Palentine’s Day truffles and natural wrap tutorial

Valentines day truffles and wrap recipe

The 14th of February is more than just a day to buy your partner a bunch of flowers and a cheap card. It’s about showing all the people in your life just how much they mean to you, including your best pals! To celebrate Palentine’s Day, the lovely Becki Clark has given us the recipe and tutorial… Continue reading

Hashtags for modern weavers and tapestry makers

#modernweaving by @redheadweaver

If you’ve got a fascination with fibres and love your loom, we’ve rounded up the best hashtags to get inspired and find fellow weavers…

Mollie’s top 7 feel good podcasts

Podcast - Mollies top 7 feel good podcasts

Although January is meant to be the month of slowing down and setting goals, we know that with commitments and long to-do lists it can be difficult to take five mins to yourself. Which is why podcasts have become our new best friend. Whether it’s on the commute to work, a lunch break, or an evening cooking or cleaning,… Continue reading

January Journalling – The Joy of Printing Photographs

Collection of photographs mollie makes

Words: Sian Lewis Photographs: Xanthe Berkeley Enjoy printing your photos Times have changed since the days when, post-summer holiday, we’d queue up patiently to pick up precious prints taken on a disposable camera and carry them away in their sealed envelope to pour over on the kitchen table. Would that sunset shot turn out nicely?… Continue reading

Mollie’s 12 days of makes: Day 11 Laura Mitchell’s gingerbread cake

Day-11-Mollie Makes-advent-GIF

Day 11 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes is now over. If you missed out, subscribe to our newsletter you’ll be able to re-download all the patterns for one last time! Sign up through the box on the right-hand sidebar or at the bottom of the page. It’s the second to last day of Mollie’s 12 days of makes and… Continue reading

From the team: Shaking off self-doubt

Holly Maguire good read illustration

We’ve had takeovers, social media lessons and gorgeous wallpapers, and now our Editor Yvette is going to give you some tips in confidence. If you love what you do, but the thought of shouting about it fills you with fear, you’re not alone. Welcome to Creative Confidence 101… Picking up your cheerleader pom poms for… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas: The top 6 crafting tools

Magnetic Beech Block by Beyond Measure

*This post is sponsored by Beyond Measure  Christmas time is about crafting. Whether you’re making gifts, prepping decorations or looking for a present for your crafty pals, there’s no denying we all get our make on during the festive period. So let’s go back to the basics of what you need to make all these… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – 6 kids’ Christmas Eve box ideas

Mollie Makes 6 Christmas Eve Boxes

Christmas Eve boxes are one of those things that make Christmas extra special but they can be pricey. We’re all about making Christmas affordable, plus the DIY approach is not only more thoughtful, but can also save you a few pennies. Wrapping an old shoebox in some Christmassy paper (we’ve got a whole bunch in issue… Continue reading

Your month in pictures: November 2018

Mollie Makers month in pictures - November

Your pictures Top left: Mollie Makes issue 99 on the thecraft_club‘s desk. Top middle: Issue 99’s Christmassy crochet gift tags by candytuftdesign. Top right: The Happy Newspaper and issue 99 AKA BFF4L by amy_and_jobe. Second left: Saturday morning goals on klovvi‘s Instagram. Second middle: Issue 99’s paper star gift in sumoftheirstories‘ glittery bowl. Second right: A cosy shot of our patchwork… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas: The complete Etsy Christmas market list

Etsy Local Handmade Fair Poster

Image credit @EtsyUK You all know how much we love Etsy for their support of the handmade community. But what’s even what’s better than Etsy? A Christmas Etsy collab that’s what. From 30 November to 2 December 2018, the Etsy Christmas markets can be found all over the country, displaying the very best handmade gifts,… Continue reading