January Journalling – The Joy of Printing Photographs

Collection of photographs mollie makes

Words: Sian Lewis Photographs: Xanthe Berkeley Enjoy printing your photos Times have changed since the days when, post-summer holiday, we’d queue up patiently to pick up precious prints taken on a disposable camera and carry them away in their sealed envelope to pour over on the kitchen table. Would that sunset shot turn out nicely?… Continue reading

Issue 101 is now on sale! Discover what’s inside…

mollie makes issue 100

Christmas is over, you’ve eaten all the mince pies but the celebrations aren’t over quite yet. New Year’s Eve is approaching and guess what? Mollie Makes issue 101 is now on sale! Roll in 2019 with your copy of Mollie (and a cheeky subscription so you don’t miss ANY issues this year) and check out all… Continue reading

Hear me roar “resolutions!”

Helen Martin, editor of Lionheart magazine

Our columnist Helen Martin is strengthening her resolve to keep her 2018 resolutions. She tells us how.

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 72

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