The Handmade Fair: Craft workshops we love

Hester Handmade Home - fabric twine workshop at the handmade fair

Learn a new skill and join a craft workshop that you’ve been dying to try at The Handmade Fair, September 18 – 20 September

Win sewing patterns for kids from Paris Sew Social

Paris Sew Social giveaway and inspiration to start your own craft club

The Paris Sew Social group is hosting a giant sewing pattern giveaway and tell us what it’s like meeting online friends in Paris for a crafty get-together

Event: Festival of Quilts

Quilt Wheel

Calling all quilters, dressmakers and fabric addicts! Get £2 off the Festival of Quilts (6-9 August at the NEC, Birmingham) ticket price when you use our discount code

How to sell on Etsy: 10 tips for selling success

How to sell on Etsy 10 tips for getting it right

How to sell on Etsy: 10 tips for getting it right from Susannah Bradley, Manager of Etsy’s International Community Programs. Thinking of setting up? Read on

Help! Someone says I’ve copied them!: Copyright Special, Part 2

Help! Someone Says I’ve Copied Them!

Mistaken accusations of copying are on the rise, particularly online. We examine how to protect yourself

Corrections for Mollie Makes, issue 55

Fashion Hack April Rhodes project photographed by Suzanne Gipson

Steal a moment

Picnic Blanket update by Lovely Indeed

It’s the weekend, makers! Two days which are decidedly more fetching than the five before them. When breakfast in bed and sociable crafting is on the forefront of our minds. So, go on, steal a moment this weekend to do exactly what you want. Find weekend ideas below and if you happen to be online share your adventures… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair, 18-20 September

The Handmade Fair workshops

We’re so looking forward to a crafty extravaganza this September at The Handmade Fair – a weekend of making, shopping and learning, all in one gorgeous setting

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Mollie Makes issue 55

Mollie Makes issue 55 with free craft kit by Alsion Sadler of #makeitsewcial.

On the making menu this month: a simple and scrummy crochet amigurumi burger, knitted flag bunting, embroidered pineapple hoop art, mini festival backpack, vintage men’s tie and three ways with chalk effects. Plus, get a Good Day banner DIY kit by #makeitsewcial host, Allison Sadler and 8 pull-out papers designed by Mollie Makes Handmade Award… Continue reading