13 simple habits to nurture your creativity

Keep your creative reserves intact with these 13 tips for nurturing your creativity.

How craft clubs can boost your confidence

One of the biggest draws of craft clubs may be that tackling new challenges – however daunting – is easier with friends. Find out how craft clubs and collectives can boost your creative confidence.

NEW In The Moment magazine

Introducing In The Moment, a beautiful, practical lifestyle magazine for the modern-thinking creative woman.

Take the #Make2Share challenge

Have you heard of the Make2Share Challenge? It’s all about crafting for friends and here at Mollie Makes, we can’t think of a better excuse to get making!

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

Mollie Makes Collaboration Raffle

Creative business cards - Blogtacular MollieCollab

I often say it – the best thing about working on Mollie Makes is that we get to work with so many talented people: project designers for our How Tos, illustrators for our pull-out papers every issue, photographers snapping our home tours and Tea and a Chat interviews, and with event organisers – dreaming up… Continue reading

What inspires you to make?

Unsurprisingly, we’re pretty big fans of inspiration here at Mollie Makes. We’re always searching for it – whether we’re scrolling through our Instagram feeds, taking a day trip to a gallery, or strolling through local markets on our travels. Sometimes it comes to us in the strangest places – anyone else find ideas always hit… Continue reading