Rosa Pietsch’s Mollie Makes takeover roundup

Rosa Pietsch Mollie Makes takeover

Autumn’s arrived on our Insta and Pinterest accounts, with plenty of seasonal shades, warm metallics and iridescence from our latest takeover guest, Rosa Pietsch.

Mollie Makes takeover guest: Rosa Pietsch

Rosa Pietsch, Mollie takeover

Drum roll… we’re excited to introduce our latest #mollietakeover guest! Say hello to Rosa Pietsch, jewellery designer extraordinaire and winner of a Mollie Makes Handmade Award for Established Business.

Find your freedom on Instagram with #freeupmyinsta

Have you noticed your Insta feed’s been full of lots of lovely #freeupmyinsta posts lately? With over 6,500 posts (and counting!) the hashtag is really capturing grammers’ imaginations. But what’s it all about?

Tips for styling a nature-inspired flat lay

As featured in Makes for Mindfulness, a bonus project book inside issue 77, this stop-and-take-it-all-in photograph got all the heart eyes from the team. So much so, we asked Mollie‘s deputy art editor for her tips on flat lay photography. Read on for Becki Clark‘s advice on buying props, analysing your most-loved photos and where to find the best backgrounds for your flat lays.

Your month in pictures: January 2017

A gathering of your pictures this month including handmade projects and WIPs from Mollie Makes magazine

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…

18 hashtags for craft bloggers

Want to get that tutorial seen by crafters looking for inspiration? Want to grow your blog following or simply want to connect with other bloggers and find new collaborations? Then the right hashtag is vital to get your wise words and makes seen. We’ve rounded up the best and most fun hashtags to bloggers to… Continue reading

26 hashtags to follow if you love to crochet

From the humble granny square to kawaii amigurumi, crochet comes in many forms. The best way to find the type that’s right for you, or to connect with likeminded makers, is with these popular hashtags for crafters who crochet. Fire up your imagination and get hooked on these popular hashtags…

22 hashtags for quilters with a growing fabric stash

Quilts aren’t just a craft, they’re an art form. While most quilters can still be found in America, the growing army of paper-piecers and dedicated sewists brilliantly binding their own quilts is growing fast in the UK too. We’ve listed the best hashtags for novice and expert quilters alike to get inspired and join in… Continue reading

15 hashtags for knitters on Instagram

From finding the perfect wool, to the pattern of your dreams (or even just the inspiration needed to finish off those socks you started months ago), hashtags are a great way to connect with the knitting community from the comfort of your sofa. We’ve rounded up the best places to share your knits, commiserate over your… Continue reading