Mollie Makes issue 49 templates

Mollie Makes issue 49

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Affirmations for the New Year

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While we’re winding down for Christmas we think about New Year goals (a crafter’s mind is never still) and the inspirational phrases or quotes that might help us achieve them. Thinking ahead, too? We’ve found a way to get buckets of va va voom! Let’s kick off 2015 in the craft room and surround ourselves with… Continue reading

Mollie Makes 2014 in review: 13 issues, 6 specials, 4 books and 3 events

Mollie Makes 2014

While we’re making plans to celebrate the New Year (say hello to self-appointed officers of banners and bubbly stations!) we’re also listing our achievements in 2014 because – well, because it feels ace! We encourage you to do the same and if you fancy having a chat with us and other crafters about what you’ve done and… Continue reading

What inspires you to make?

do what you love

Unsurprisingly, we’re pretty big fans of inspiration here at Mollie Makes. We’re always searching for it – whether we’re scrolling through our Instagram feeds, taking a day trip to a gallery, or strolling through local markets on our travels. Sometimes it comes to us in the strangest places – anyone else find ideas always hit… Continue reading

Gingerbread biscuit recipe: Mug biscuits for makers

Gingerbread Mug Biscuit - molliemakes.com

If, like us, you love crafting with a large mug of tea and the occasional sneaky snack then this one’s for you. It’s your turn to wow the foodies with crafty biscuits perched atop the rim of their mug. This gingerbread biscuit recipe, written by Messyla, bakes in just 18 minutes so there’s lots of… Continue reading

Sale now on! Get Mollie Makes for 99p/99c

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We’re having a 99p/99c single issue sale on all digital editions of Mollie Makes, including the current issue! Got yourself a shiny new gadget this Christmas? Stack its virtual shelves with every issue of Mollie Makes for just 99p/99c each. Hurry, this offer is only available until 1 January on Apple Newsstand and Google Play. What are you waiting… Continue reading

DIY wreath for the Holidays

DIY wreath - Upcycle Christmas cards for a New Year wreath

Ever wondered what to do with those beautiful, heartfelt Christmas cards when the festive season is over? PaperShaker, a design-led luxury cards company who personalise the memorable moments in life, has the perfect crafty solution to give your cards a second life. PaperShaker shows us how to upcycle Christmas cards and turn them into celebratory New… Continue reading

15 things only crafters can identify with

Crochet emergency yarn stash

Yarnists, sewists, stitchers and papercrafters; these are the standard terms us crafty people use to distinguish each other. But if there’s one thing we all are it’s practical, right? Yeah, so we get carried away at supplies store and we get a little distracted by new projects, but that’s what being a crafter is: we’re creative,… Continue reading

How to make a Christmas leather brooch

How to make a leather brooch - Mollie Make

Remember our Love From Hetty and Dave brooch kit exclusive to Mollie Makes? Well, Zoe Larkins is back with a faux leather make that’ll give your wooly jumpers and winter coats a trendy update, 50s-style. While we’ve added a source for buying faux leather in the materials list, this little mittens brooch can be made using materials… Continue reading

Christmas craft, stocking fillers and gift wrap ideas

Christmas stocking filler, decorations and craft ideas

Whether you’re on the hunt for stocking fillers, decorations, or gift wrap inspiration, avoid panic buying and head to our Christmas pinboards for ideas. You’ll find what you need there. If you’re in danger of gifting half-knitted mitts fixed to IOU tags or buying gift bags but no tissue paper for Christmas charm because you’re… Continue reading