Making and Mental Health: It’s Time To Talk

Make Your Mental Health a Priority by @kayleymills

Join other designer/makers by using to your creativity to demystify mental health…

Issue 102 is out now!

mollie makes issue 102 promo

Issue 102 has landed in the shops and it comes with its very own mindfulness supplement, meaning you’re getting even more projects! Keep scrolling to discover the relaxing makes and bakes that will have you feeling calmer straight away. But the star of the show is issue 102’s cover project – a tribute to the legendary Frida… Continue reading

Why crafting is good for your mental health

Rainbow shared by @yarn_house

Improve your mental wellbeing by picking up your crafting tool of choice and use making as a form of therapy…

Good read: making for mindfulness

Making for mindfulness, image by Naomi Wilkinson

For years, makers have known about the calming benefits of creating, but how did mindfulness and crafting go mainstream? Lottie Storey finds out. script async defer data-pin-hover=”true” data-pin-tall=”true” data-pin-round=”true” src=”//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js”>

It’s all about the journey

It’s all about the journey, illustration by Chrissy Lau

Why does making have to be about the end result? Cath Dean suggests we take time to go the long way round. script async defer data-pin-hover=”true” data-pin-tall=”true” data-pin-round=”true” src=”//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js”>

Craft with nature to grow your business and boost your health

Crafting with nature, Grace and Flora

Grow your business and boost your health by using natural products and bringing nature into your home.

Event: The Mindful Living Show, 2-3 June 2017

Join The Mindful Living Show, 2-3 June to learn more about the art of mindfulness and the ways in which it can benefit your creative life. 

NEW Project Calm 2

Project Calm is a brand new magazine filled with good reads, beautiful photography and new ideas to try, all with the aim of helping you achieve mindfulness through making.

Mollie Makes meets Mandy O’Sullivan

Mandy O'Sullivan Red Agape

Crochet lover and crafty guesthouse owner Mandy O’Sullivan reveals how creating a crafty hashtag brought her online community together…

Slow crafts to teach you patience

When the pace and stresses of life get too much there’s nothing like taking some time out to make to clear your head and refocus your energy. The slow craft movement celebrates projects from sewing to woodwork. Traditional techniques you can get lost in for hours. We’ve rounded up five ‘slow crafts’ that will teach you… Continue reading