Mollie Makes meets Handmade Heart Crafts

Unicorn hobby horse handmade. Full tutorial in Mollie Makes 54

Quirky unicorns and pretty baby grows: these are the kind of things that make us broody. Etsy seller Kayleigh of Handmade Heart Crafts, also designer of the unicorn hobby horse in issue 54, tells us how suffering from severe sickness kick-started her handmade business.

Mollie Makes meets The Yarn Kitchen

Crochet felted wool planters by The Yarn Kitchen for Mollie Makes 54

Stella Melgrati doesn’t know everything about promoting her Etsy shop, but she does know her customers and lets enthusiasm and love for handmade speak for itself. Find out how, even without marketing know-how, The Yarn Kitchen brought Stella a taste of popularity…

Mollie Makes meets cafenoHut

Etsy seller crochet products by cafenoHut of deconoHut 3

After 20 years working intensely as an environmental engineer, Etsy seller Ayda of deconoHut has slowed down to indulge in her passion for sewing and crochet. Find out how Ayda runs her business and why she says ‘Etsy is not magic!’

Mollie Makes meets Nest Pretty Things

Nest Pretty Things handmade jewellery 3

Tamar of Nest Pretty Things has worked in the creative industry as a fashion editor, stylist and interior designer which has helped her along the path to starting her own business. Her journey proves it’s never too late to do what you love…

Mollie Makes meets Wild Olive

Mollie Johanson of Wild Olive

Etsy seller, Mollie Johanson of Wild Olive has the ability to make everything she stitches uppercase CUTE. ‘Whether it’s a cuddly critter or a crumbly cake, pretty much everything I draw has a face’. But it’s not just a pretty face that grows an Etsy shop. Find out what does… Please tell us about your… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets Sincerely Louise

Etsy seller Louise Walker of Sincerely Louise

Recognise the faux fox stole? It was Etsy seller Louise Walker of Sincerely Louise’s first listing. This and her many other faux taxidermy designs has lead to a full-blown design career with commissions from Boden, craft mags and a dead-gorgeous book. Dream of a similar day job? We caught up with Louise to find out… Continue reading

The Crush Catalogue: Cool Cacti

Crush Catalogue - Cactus | molliemakes.com

We’re obsessing over cool cacti! Browse our crush list for ways to surround yourself with made-to-last versions of the succ-ers

Craft event: Crafty Fox Market

Crafty Fox Spring 2015 Digital flyer

Leave the high street behind and explore what’s on offer at the Crafty Fox Markets in Peckham and Brixton this spring

Just a Card campaign

Just a Card

We’re supporting ‘Just a Card’, a campaign launched by Sarah Hamilton to support independent shops and galleries. Here’s how just a card could change the High Street… “If everyone who’d complimented our beautiful gallery had bought just a card we’d still be open.” That’s the quote that spurred designer and artist Sarah Hamilton on to… Continue reading

Designer Focus: Molla Mills, crochet pattern designer

Mollie Makes monochrome crochet rug pattern | Mollie Makes 44

From turning heads in her DIY outfits to publishing her own books, Molla Mills has never been one to follow the herd. We meet the crochet designer going her own way…