July 2018 craft workshops and creative events

Looking for craft events to try next month? We hear you. We’ve rounded up the top workshops and creative events taking place in July and have found everything from Birmingham’s biggest yarn festival to an affordable workshop to make your own ring. Holding an event of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]immediate.co.uk.

30 hashtags to use on Instagram if you love sewing

30 hashtags for sewing - image from Emma Giacalone Textiles

We’ve rounded up our pick of the best hashtags for sewists, whether you’re sewing your own wardrobe or simply stitching for fun.

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2018 – enter now!

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2018

Showcasing and supporting the UK’s amazing array of designer-makers is a huge part of Mollie Makes’ ethos. Celebrating craftsmanship and creativity is so important to us, as is discovering new talent, so we’re delighted to be launching the fifth annual Mollie Makes Handmade Awards.

Mollie Makes meets Lucky Dip Club

Lucky Dip Club Leona Thriftola

We chat to Leona Thrift-ola, the maker behind Lucky Dip Club, about snazzy socks, staying colourful and helping the creative community.

The best hashtags to discover new designer-makers

Hashtags to find new designer-makers

We’ve rounded up the top hashtags to help you discover new designer-makers on Instagram. Give them a go to track down creative businesses doing something a little bit different.

Find your calling and learn the secrets of success at Blogtacular

Grow as a creative and join us for a fun and informative day at the blogging event of the year.

Mollie Makes meets This Modern Life

This Modern Life

This Modern Life’s Suzanne Harmer shares her love of finding new designer-makers to create the ideal contemporary home

Hashtags to use on Instagram and improve your feed

We’ve rounded up the best hashtags to help you up your game on Instagram. You’ll find tips and tricks to take pictures you’re proud of, to create meaningful connections, and give you a large dose of inspiration. Oh, and they’re pretty fun tags, too.

How to join a craft swap

Is your craft stash out of control? Are you after a new project? Then head on over this way because we’ve got just the thing for you — craft swaps.

Hashtags for nature-inspired crafting

#leaf_ladies by @secretsofgreen

Embrace nature and mindfulness with these nature-themed hashtags that’ll inject some greenery into your life and crafts.