My Space: Jennie Larsen

Looking for a craft space to call your own? Mum of four, Jennie Larsen, tells us how she transformed a part of her bedroom into a cosy, creative corner

How to make a bow tie

A bow tie is a really versatile and super-cute accessory for both guys and gals. What’s more, it’s really quick and easy to make. Donna from Spinsters’ Emporium reveals how to whip one up in a flash

Studio storage solutions

Storage is always an important factor to consider when setting up your own craft space. Whether you’re working on a small table in a kitchen cubbyhole or in a shed at the bottom of the garden, keeping your craft supplies in order makes for a more inspiring creative area. Here’s our selection of cool storage ideas to keep your space clutter-free

Free cross-stitch chart: a super-cute fox

Cross stitch your own woodland critter with this free chart and tutorial

Moodboard Monday: Snap happy

Inspired by the fabulous quilted camera strap on the cover of Mollie Makes issue 17, today’s moodboard is all about vintage cameras. What’s more, if all this has inspired you to get craftin’, don’t forget to check out Bluebird Chic’s awesome step-by-step guide in the latest issue of Mollie Makes.

Mollie Makes issue 17

Issue 17 of Mollie Makes features a gorgeous patchwork camera strap, lino-printed tote bags, how to upcycle skirts and tops, plus more

Mollie Makes issue 17 templates

Simply click on our lovely cover image to access the templates for issue 17’s projects

Our month in pictures, August 2012

Please excuse the cliché, but time really does fly. We are struggling to believe it’s August already! So, in an effort to savour the memories of the month just passed, we’ve collected up our July adventures in photo form. Here are our best bits…

Mollie Makes visits: the Real exhibition

Real is the world’s physical network. Instead of digitally updating followers and friends of daily antics, its participants pop mementos in an envelope and post it to their plot at Real. We decided to pay the London-based project a little visit to find out more

Mollie Makes on tour: Womad 2012

Did we mention we went to Womad? Yep, it’s true! Mollie Makes and Oxfam Fashion joined forces to offer free craft workshops to the world music festival-goers. Take a look at the weekend’s highlights…