New Made in Paper magazine on sale now

Made in Paper magazine

Celebrate giving with the new Made in Paper magazine. Expect fantastic papercraft tutorials for making beautiful gifts and wrapping them in stylish, unique ways too. Plus expert crafters and wrappers share their gorgeous ideas, step-by-step projects, inspirational imagery, patterned papers and more. Just £4.99! Made in Paper magazine is ideal for anyone who loves making pretty things with… Continue reading

How to do a messy bun

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Hey, good-looking! We have a hair tutorial treat in store for you. Today we’ll be sharing a how to do a messy bun guide that’s super-cute and super-easy, plus below we have collection hair accessory ideas that’ll make the day-to-night transition as smooth as a velvet scrunchie. Forget the curling irons; away with the ghds!… Continue reading

How to protect your camera: Best buys and DIYs

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Keep your camera safe from the inevitable April showers with our pick of the best camera case Etsy buys and DIYs. The return of spring means blossom on the trees, sun in the sky… and the occasional sudden downpour, of course. We can’t wait to get outdoors and start photographing some sunny scenes, so we’ve… Continue reading

DIY wedding ideas: that Spring Feeling

Spring wedding DIY ideas

Our spring DIY wedding ideas is inspired by the no-sew felt fascinator project in issue 38: an electric blue accessory that would complement every handmade wedding you’re attending. Best of all, you can knock up one of these in just a few minutes! Every season includes a promise of adding something unique and wonderful to… Continue reading

Kirstie Allsopp presents The Handmade Fair

Kirstie Allsopp presents The Handmade Fair

Huddle up, crafters! We want to tell you about a brand new craft event presented by the wonderful Kirstie Allsopp. At last, we’ve been bursting to tell you the news! We’re delighted to announce that we’ve teamed up with Kirstie Allsopp and Hobbycraft to bring you The Handmade Fair, coming this September to Hampton Court Palace. Join us for… Continue reading

So Worth Loving – Free to Be Tour

Mollie Makes sponsors So Worth Loving

We are so excited to announce that Mollie Makes has joined the So Worth Loving family, sponsoring the Free to Be Tour. So Worth Loving began as an inspirational blog on Tumblr and a couple of tees and hoodies with the phrase emblazoned on it. Now SWL has grown into a community who “exist to embrace… Continue reading

Piip Show: A squirrel walks into a bar…

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Seen the hottest 24 hour broadcast called Piip Show? A collaboration between Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), photographer Magne Klann, model maker Lars Aurtrade and UT mean we get to the goss’ on Blue Tits, Great Tits and other birds live from a coffee bar. Different personalities meet in the handmade bar including a short-tempered Nuthatch, a forgetful… Continue reading

We meet Chinelo from The Great British Sewing Bee

Great British Sewing Bee Chinelo Bally

She’s the girl with zero fabric fear. She doesn’t need a pattern, and you leave her with an old tee she’ll refashion it into something jaw-droppingly beautiful. Yes, it’s Chinelo Bally, the freehand cutter on Great British Sewing Bee whose garment reveals are easily the best thing about Tuesday nights. This sewing sweetheart is our… Continue reading

Free desktop wallpaper: April calendar

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It’s a new month which means a new free desktop wallpaper is available to download today Inspired by vintage colour palettes and that butterflies-in-my-tummy feeling, this month’s free desktop wallpaper is designed by Amyisla Illustration. It would look lovely beside Marna Lunt’s hoop art how-to in Mollie Makes 37, don’t you think? And with our favourite… Continue reading

Win 4 fabric bundles with The Village Haberdashery

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Enter our Facebook competition to win a lovely fabric stash from The Village Haberdashery The Village Haberdashery has lovingly designed four bundles of their favourite stash builders for you to win! Each bundle contains a rainbow of fat quarters (quarter-metre-size fabric pieces for those not familiar with quilting lingo) that will give your fabric stash a colourful… Continue reading