Crochet For The Colourful Creative: the new e-course from Super+Super

A brand new creative skills course series from Super+Super for beginners, advanced makers, and the craft curious alike!

The Crush Catalogue: Awesomeness

In celebration of International Day of Awesomeness (10 March), we’re browsing the online shops of creative folks with totally awesome products. Here’s a look at cool things we’ve found…

Event: Mollie Makes at The Photography Show

Want to learn how to style your photography like a pro? Join us in learning lots of tricks at The Photography Show with Philippa Stanton from 5ftinf and Kat Molesworth of Blogtacular

February craft workshops and creative events

Let cupid draw back his bow this February and point you in the direction of seven creative and thoroughly enjoyable workshops, courses and events in the UK this month. So you might as well give into your passion and embrace all things crafty.

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

DIY inspiration wall hanging

Start as you mean to go on with Emily Quinton’s DIY inspiration string. Featured in the Mollie Makes 2016 wall calendar (buy this issue!) along with 11 additional crafty projects, the inspiration string is a doodle to make with long-term benefits for creative folk. Revise and change up objects as you follow your muse! Start… Continue reading

11 ways to practice creativity in daily life

It’s easier than you think to supercharge your creativity on a daily basis. Adopt a few new habits and start soaking up inspiration from everywhere and get those ideas flowing.

10 businesses named after family members

Choosing a name for a business is tricky – it’s got to be catchy, memorable and sum up ‘you’ too. We searched the web for crafty companies who took family names as the ultimate personal inspo. Find out how this line-up of crafty businesses came up with their shop names.