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Heard the news? Mollie Makes Shop is open!

Our curated online boutique is OPEN! Come and take a look inside the Mollie Makes Shop…

My Space: 2 things on Tatty Devine’s craft desk

From upcycling junk to running one of the UK’s best-loved indie brands, Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden have come a long way. Read the full interview with Tatty Devine in Mollie Makes 65 with images from their Brick Lane workshop and top tips for collaboration. But first, find out what tools and materials Harriet and… Continue reading

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards – submissions open!

We’re looking for the creative stars of 2016. Enter via Pinterest to be in with a chance of winning a Mollie Makes Handmade Award and some amazing mentoring opportunities At Mollie Makes, we’re incredibly proud of our commitment to showcase and support designers and makers in the creative community and inspire new talent. We love… Continue reading

Hashtags to help you make a sale

Standing out from the crowd and getting noticed by potential customers can be tricky. However, by using focused hashtags everyone from crafters to small shop owners can increase their online presence leading to those all-important sales. We’ve rounded up the top ten hashtags to get the pennies rolling in… “Hashtags help Etsy sellers to connect to… Continue reading

Hashtags round up: Photo challenges

If you want to inject some positivity into your life or fire up your imagination, photo-a-day hashtags are a great way to get involved and inspired.

Craft business owners on changing direction

Being expert stitchers or a pro potter doesn’t mean you can’t wipe the slate clean and take your making in a new (and more profitable) direction. But would you turn your current business on its head to chase your dream? Meet two makers who did just that…

Crowdfund your craft business

Finding the extra cash to grow your craft business can be tricky if you don’t want to go begging to your bank manager. Whether it’s money to help create a new product or build the workspace of your dreams, crowdfunding is an alternative way to get your fans and fellow crafters to give your business the… Continue reading

13 Days of Creativity

Hi, crafters! We’re excited to introduce 13 days of creativity on the blog. For the next two weeks we’re here to put the pep back in your step by publishing articles to spark your creativity, such as charming thrifted collections that’ll inspire your next trip to the thrift shop, spotted hashtags on Instagram and Twitter,… Continue reading

Craft business tips: How to plan your year ahead

Make sure you’re ahead of the game and make the most of every creative opportunity by getting organised.