We’ve been loving Pauline Hagan’s colourful, quirky jewellery label, Benu Made, for some time now – so much so, we asked her to design issue 56’s fruity brooch free gift. Pauline recently quit her full-time job and moved out to Prague to concentrate on her craft business, and we were intrigued to find out what… Continue reading
Mistaken accusations of copying are on the rise, particularly online. We examine how to protect yourself
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but when it’s costing you business or your reputation, what do you do? We demystify the rules of copyright and what to do if someone’s copying your work in this two part special.
The Mollie Makes Social Media presentation is ready to download.
Looking for ways to make your craft shop stand out from the crowd and really sell your wares? Follow our top tips for product photography. No fancy equipment or major technical know-how required, just plenty of time, patience, and imagination.
We catch up with the winners of the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards who spill the beans on their experience at the event, the best advice from mentors, and what’s next. Turn to page 44 in issue 43 to read more about the day, or click here to get the deats on the winners
Love knitting but not so hot on accounting? A whiz on a sewing machine but no good with a spreadsheet? Then this book is for you! Mollie Makes Making It! includes all the hard facts you need to start your own craft business
Planning on setting up your own creative workspace or business? Quill & Fox’s Yas Imamura offers her advice
Thinking of selling handmade items online? Folksy.com‘s Emily Barnes offers her advice…
Gemma Correll, illustrator of pugs and Cats of the World, talks with Mollie Makes about tote bags, creative processes and setting up a business from home