Crafty Breaks: 10 retreats for creativity and mindfulness

Crochet retreat in Barcelona

Craft your way round the world on a making holiday. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best crafty breaks where you can meet like-minded people, reconnect with your making, or learn a new skill in stunning surroundings…

Monthly hashtag round-up: August

#incolourfulcompany photo by @kayleymills

Our guide to the month’s best hashtags and photo challenges to follow on social media…

Mollie Makes meets Gregoria Fibers

Gregoria Fibers - Anna Castillo Martinez

Indie dyer Anna Castillo Martinez of Gregoria Fibers reveals how nature inspires her luxury yarns…

13 simple habits to nurture your creativity

Keep your creative reserves intact with these 13 tips for nurturing your creativity.

How craft clubs can boost your confidence

One of the biggest draws of craft clubs may be that tackling new challenges – however daunting – is easier with friends. Find out how craft clubs and collectives can boost your creative confidence.

Mollie Makes meets Donna Wilson

Donna Wilson by Gareth Hacker

Textile designer Donna Wilson on her colourful and messy workspace and what she’s looking for in a winning entry at this year’s Mollie Makes Handmade Awards…

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2017 – Submissions open!

We’re looking for the creative stars of 2017 – submit your Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2017 entry via Pinterest! Read on for more info on this year’s categories, how to enter and prizes.

Mollie Makes meets Sara Tasker

Me & Orla blogger Sara Tasker on being a Mollie Makes Handmade Awards judge and how to grow your social media following…

Mollie Makes meets Jane Foster

Jane Foster

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards judge Jane Foster reveals how winning a Mollie Makes award boosted her business and how she stays inspired…

Making good: Five ways to be a Craftivist

Sarah Corbett - Craftivist Collective

Sarah Corbett explains how you can use craft to make a big difference…