The weekend before last, the New York Times ran ‘Sorry, Etsy, That Handmade Scarf Won’t Save the World‘ by Emily Matchar. Betsy Greer, writer and craftivist, disagrees.
Question: what’s better than crafting? Answer: crafting in company. If your idea of heaven is to craft alongside other makers then you HAVE to get involved with this year’s Etsy Craft Party.
It’s our birthday! Mollie Makes is four years old today so let’s celebrate with four balloon crafts!
Get discounted tickets to The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace in September until 30 June
This month we’re celebrating our 50th magiversary. We all got a bit emotional after watching this video – it’s been quite the journey – seeing all those covers made us realise just how many issues fifty actually looks like. But the journey is far from over, so we asked Jane Toft, Mollie Makes’ first editor and dear… Continue reading
Remember your first ever issue of Mollie Makes magazine? We have reached a milestone. It seems like only yesterday we planned to take the crafting world by storm… Then along came Mollie. Launched as a magazine for contemporary crafters, for people who live the creative life, for you. Together with bloggers, designer-makers, our readers and… Continue reading
Here at Mollie Makes, we’re big believers in the power of craft. We know it’s not twee, fluffy or soft (well, it might be depending on what material you’re using, but that’s something else). It has the power to save lives and change the world. And we’re not the only ones thinking this… Last week,… Continue reading
Ahhh, Christmas. One of the busiest (and best) times of year if you’re a crafter, as it means you have a perfect excuse to rummage through your yarn, dig about in your fabric stash, and sift through your favourite papers you’ve been saving for just this occasion to make the perfect gift for your loved… Continue reading
A gathering of your month in pictures, plus handmade projects and WIPs from #molliemakes magazine
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