Mollie Makes meets Sara Tasker

Me & Orla blogger Sara Tasker on being a Mollie Makes Handmade Awards judge and how to grow your social media following…

Tips for styling a nature-inspired flat lay

As featured in Makes for Mindfulness, a bonus project book inside issue 77, this stop-and-take-it-all-in photograph got all the heart eyes from the team. So much so, we asked Mollie‘s deputy art editor for her tips on flat lay photography. Read on for Becki Clark‘s advice on buying props, analysing your most-loved photos and where to find the best backgrounds for your flat lays.

Your month in pictures: January 2017

A gathering of your pictures this month including handmade projects and WIPs from Mollie Makes magazine

Creative Business Goals: How to start a creative campaign

And Smile

Connect in a way that will grab attention by using some unique techniques to share your makes…

Creative Business Goals: Plan your social media strategy

Me and Orla - scrapbook

Find out why planning your digital strategy for the year ahead can help grow your following and increase your sales this year…

23 hashtags for Illustrators

For illustrators who want to draw attention to their work, using the right hashtag is the perfect way to get your art seen by others.  So, pop down your pencil (just for a minute), take your sketchbook scribbles, pick up your camera and grow your online audience with these helpful hashtags.

The taste-makers, movers and shakers on social media

From Instagram to Snapchat, social media is awash with inspiring images and must-do tutorials. We round up the crafters, designers and bloggers who are making waves in social media that will have you clicking the follow button…

If Mollie Makes did emojis…

Find yourself searching for a button, bobbin, or yarn emoji? Us too! As makers who share a lot of their handmade creations on social media we think there’s a case for craft-related emojis. Which is why we’ve teamed up with our sister magazines here at Immediate Media to bring you Craftmoji: craft stickers for your… Continue reading

26 hashtags to follow if you love to crochet

From the humble granny square to kawaii amigurumi, crochet comes in many forms. The best way to find the type that’s right for you, or to connect with likeminded makers, is with these popular hashtags for crafters who crochet. Fire up your imagination and get hooked on these popular hashtags…

15 hashtags for knitters on Instagram

From finding the perfect wool, to the pattern of your dreams (or even just the inspiration needed to finish off those socks you started months ago), hashtags are a great way to connect with the knitting community from the comfort of your sofa. We’ve rounded up the best places to share your knits, commiserate over your… Continue reading