Mollie Makes meets: Susie Iny

Mollie Makes meets the designer-maker behind issue 16’s friendship bracelets, Cocoon Jewels’ Susie Iny

Creative business advice

Calling all crafters! The School for Creative Startups is looking for creative entrepreneurs to join its 2012 course starting in September

How to crochet a necklace

Learn how to make a yarn necklace with this free crochet pattern designed by Carol Meldrum

Top tips for crafty businesses

Designer-makers Annie Watts and Zoe Larkins offer their advice for going it alone in the craft world

Make a fabric-covered necklace

Brighten up your beads with a little fabric and thread. MyCakies’ Rubyellen Bratcher shows us how to do it

Mollie Makes meets: Nicky Grace

This London-based crafter went from hand-stitching bunting for friends to supplying stock to Cath Kidston. Nicky Grace talks about working off an antique ironing board, running her business from home and reveals what it’s like to wake up to vintage fabric every day

Event: Zeena's pop-up shop

If you’re near Hampstead tonight, tomorrow or over the weekend, head on down to Oak Studio for some crafty fun and retail therapy. The very lovely Zeena Shah has set up a pop-up shop there, which is also hosting free knitting, drawing and screen-printing workshops.

Correction: Mollie Makes 16

Our True Colours feature (page 64, issue 16) was photographed by Joy Harmon Prouty of Wildflowers Photography. We are very sorry for the spelling errors printed on that page.
ACID (Anti Copying in Design – page 13, issue 16) now has a new website. Please visit for more information.

Mollie Makes issue 16

The latest edition of Mollie Makes features friendship bracelets, a simple skirt, fabric photo books and more

How to make fabric-covered buttons

Craft a mini robot and a fabric-covered button with this free cross-stitch chart and tutorial