Mollie Makes meets The Great British Sewing Bee’s Esme Young

Esme Young The Great British Sewing Bee. Image credit: BBC/Love Productions/Mark Bourdillon

We caught up with The Great British Sewing Bee’s legendary judge Esme Young to find how she started sewing, all the gossip from this year’s show and the Hollywood stars she’s styled for the big screen.

Meet the maker: Romy Palstra

Romy Palstra illustration

We’ve got some exciting news… Mollie Makes officially has GIFs on Instagram, woooo! If you want to discover our GIFs simply type ‘Mollie Makes’ into the search GIF bar and they will magically appear. We thought it was only right that we introduced you to the lovely and super talented illustrator Romy, @muchable.nl on the… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets The Sustainable Studio

Julia and Sarah at launch of The Sustainable Studio

Fashion upcyclers and creative co-working space owners Julia Harris and Sarah Valentin tell us how they built their creative business by embracing sustainability…

International Women’s Day – Meet Atia

Atia from @brightblooms

To celebrate International Women’s Day we interviewed crafter, blogger and influencer Atia from The Bright Blooms to get her thoughts on female empowerment and inclusivity. Happy International Women’s Day! As a rather fabulous woman, we’d love you to share a bit about yourself with our #molliemakers. Thank you! My name is Atia and I’m a… Continue reading

Meet the Maker: Suzi from Folkestone Harbour Yarn

Suzi from Folkstone Harbour Yarn

The scarf featured above is Suzi’s Folklore scarf – the pattern and kits are available from her Etsy store, Folkestone Harbour Yarn.  This month we’re focusing on sustainability in the crafting community, and asking what we can do to become more eco-friendly. So, while commissioning issue 103’s cover project, we looked into ethical yarn and found the lovely… Continue reading

Meet our ambassadors!

Mollie Makes Ambassador logo

Here at Mollie, we work with hundreds of incredibly talented creatives to bring you loads of new projects every month. But we think our designer-makers deserve a bit more of a spotlight so you can get to know them better, and we can all become good pals. So, we’ve rolled out our first ever Mollie… Continue reading

Craft for your health – Q&A with The Fibre Lounge

Mollie Makes Q&A with The Fibre Lounge

January can often be a difficult time and it’s important to rest and reflect on the year just gone. We take mental health very seriously here at Mollie and truly believe in the healing power of craft, which is why we had a chat with our faves and winners of the 2018 Mollie Makes Handmade Champion award, The… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets Sincerely Louise

Louise Walker of Sincerely Louise with knitted sea creatures

From foxes and deers to unicorns, toucans and even a blobfish, Louise Walker has been knitting up a storm creating her unique yarn kits…

Meet your new BFFs (Best Felt Friends!)

What a curly life

Our Insta feed’s become a whole lot cuter since we started following Anabella Cahwje’s What a Curly Life . We caught up with her to find out more about her collectable felt creatures, Mollie Makes latest cover stars! Annabella’s BFFs (Best Felt Friends) are always on their adventures and we love seeing what they get up to…

Prepping for Christmas – Going to the market: A checklist for makers

I Am Acrylic - Mountain backdrop

Selling your wares at a stall this season? We’ve got the experts to put together the ultimate checklist to make sure you’re market-ready this Christmas… More blog posts in the series: 5 DIY Christmas tree decorations  7 Alternative advent calendars