Save £5 off tickets to The Handmade Christmas Fair

The Handmade Christmas Fair poster.

The Handmade Christmas Fair takes place on 20th-22nd November at Manchester Central, with inspiring craft making plus the best designers teaching creative workshops and selling craft products. It’s the perfect way to start the festive season! With Full Experience tickets you get one Super Theatre session, one Skills Workshop, and one Grand Make, and tickets… Continue reading

The Handmade Christmas Fair: limited VIP ticket offer


Catch the crafting bug at The Handmade Christmas Fair with Kirstie Allsopp 20th-22nd November, Manchester Central Kirstie Allsopp is on a mission to get the nation crafting in time for Christmas, and The Handmade Christmas Fair is full to the brim with opportunities to buy, make, and learn from some of the finest crafters around…. Continue reading

Etsy Craft Party 2015

Etsy Craft Party

Question: what’s better than crafting? Answer: crafting in company. If your idea of heaven is to craft alongside other makers then you HAVE to get involved with this year’s Etsy Craft Party.

NEW: Mollie Makes Editor’s Picks: Top 10 Projects

Mollie Makes Editor's Picks Top 10 Projects

Download the Mollie Makes Editor’s Picks for just 99p/99c and get 10 craft projects taken from the past few years – hand-picked for you by Mollie Makes’ Editor

The Crush Catalogue: Ahoy Sailor!


Ahoy Sailor! Browse our crush list and set sail with these nautical notions and aquatic treasures.

Can craft save the world?

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The weekend before last, the New York Times ran ‘Sorry, Etsy, That Handmade Scarf Won’t Save the World‘ by Emily Matchar. Betsy Greer, writer and craftivist, disagrees.

Video: Mollie Makes magiversary

Mollie Makes issue 50 - #magiversary

Remember your first ever issue of Mollie Makes magazine? We have reached a milestone. It seems like only yesterday we planned to take the crafting world by storm… Then along came Mollie. Launched as a magazine for contemporary crafters, for people who live the creative life, for you. Together with bloggers, designer-makers, our readers and… Continue reading

Mollie Makes 2014 in review: 13 issues, 6 specials, 4 books and 3 events

Mollie Makes 2014

While we’re making plans to celebrate the New Year (say hello to self-appointed officers of banners and bubbly stations!) we’re also listing our achievements in 2014 because – well, because it feels ace! We encourage you to do the same and if you fancy having a chat with us and other crafters about what you’ve done and… Continue reading

Christmas gift ideas for crafties

xmas crafters

Ahhh, Christmas. One of the busiest (and best) times of year if you’re a crafter, as it means you have a perfect excuse to rummage through your yarn, dig about in your fabric stash, and sift through your favourite papers you’ve been saving for just this occasion to make the perfect gift for your loved… Continue reading

Black Friday: handmade deals

black friday

Take a look at our fave Black Friday handmade deals! Save money off Mollie Makes, ombre cushions, cool home decor and more!