How to make a DIY confetti pop

Give your parties a crafty twist with these DIY confetti poppers. Fill a tray with a mixture of colourful papers and ribbon in various stocks and textures then transfer them into your poppers. At the stroke of midnight you’ll be dancing under a confetti cloud of scattered patterns and rainbow palettes. Have fun, makers! 

Mollie Makes issue 72, out now!

It’s the calendar issue, and it’s a good ‘un! In this issue, learn how to make a kitsch Christmas pom pom wreath, knit a polar bear, fold origami baubles, embroider a festive jumper and lots more. Look inside…

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

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