September craft workshops and creative events to try

September craft workshops and creative events

We might be too old to head back to school next month but that doesn’t mean we want to stop learning. We’ve rounded up our pick of September’s craft workshops and creative events where you can learn new crafty skills. Running a workshop of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]

Craft project ideas for a winter crafternoon

There’s nothing quite like getting together for an afternoon of crafting with friends. Whether we’re all making the same thing or getting on with our long-term projects, group craft is a real motivator for completing WIPs. So the next time you find yourself hopping from one project to the next with zero enthusiasm for either,… Continue reading

DIY patchwork papercut bookmark

We asked three bloggers to come up with their own spin on our cover gift this month. Using some or all of the materials in the patchwork needlecase kit, free with issue 49, Candy Pop, Tigerlilly Quinn and Fall for DIY made a delicate papercut bookmark, hexie fabric garland and a smocked necklace respectively – what a clever bunch! Here’s lifestyle and photography… Continue reading

How to make an origami heart bookmark

Bookmark those must-try craft projects with these fancy origami hearts. We reckon your bookworm bestie will love ’em, too

Modern memory-keeping: Scrapbooking tips for new papercrafters

Want to create your own scrapbook but not sure where to start? We’ve put together a few scrapbooking tips for new papercrafters

Snail mail stationery sets and accessories

We might be digitally savvy, but there’s always room for gorgeous stationery sets and letter writing paraphernalia…

How to make homemade washi tape

Washi tape – the pretty fabric sticky stuff from Japan. We love and covet a collection of this pretty masking tape, but it’s not always available in the prints or colours you might want, so when we saw this super-easy tutorial from the girls at A Spoonful of Sugar, we asked them to share it with us…