International Women’s Day competition with Gudrun Sjödén

Female-led fashion brand Gudrun Sjödén are giving away five £25 vouchers to five lucky Mollie readers in celebration of International Women’s Day! The winner can spend their prize on clothing and homeware at Gudrun’s online store so that you can give you and your home a spring makeover. Enter the competition here and browse some of their new collection below. Gudrun Sjödén’s spring collection Spring is… Continue reading

Craft workshops for Mother’s Day

craft workshops

Mother’s Day is coming up, but instead of buying the same old bunch of flowers, why not treat your mum to a craft workshop? Learning a new skill or making a handmade version of your favourite product is completely our vibe here at Mollie. It’s more sustainable, supports indie makers and helps you get creative. Scroll through this… Continue reading

WIN a making break for two at Bedruthan Hotel & Spa

We’ve got another competition for you makers! Since it’s nearly Valentine’s Day and we love you oh-so very much, we’ve teamed up with the gorgeous Bedruthan Hotel to bring you a rather fab competition. Click here to enter the competition and keep scrolling to find out what you’ll win. Bedruthan Hotel & Spa sits on the stunning… Continue reading

WIN a Janome sewing machine AND Wendy Ward’s sewing book!

Feeling lucky? We’ve got a great competition to win a Janome sewing machine, plus the new book from sewist extraordinaire Wendy Ward to go with it. We’ve teamed up with CICO Books and Janome to give you the chance to win this awesome bundle, and to get started making your own wardrobe. The winner will receive… Continue reading

Visit ‘Curated by Mollie Makes’ at The Stitch Festival!

We’ve got a very exciting announcement to make… we’ve curated a stand at all-new The Stitch Festival! On from 27th February-1st March 2020 at the Business Design Centre in London, The Stitch Festival is the go-to event for all you crafty people. Crochet, quilting, needlecraft – there’s something for everyone. Learn from the country’s leading experts in the… Continue reading

Knitted Knockers UK: the crafters knitting breasts for cancer survivors

Knitted Knockers prosthetics

Written by Freya Parr. All across the country, a group of approved knitters and crocheters are making breast prostheses for women who have had mastectomies. They’re part of the charity Knitted Knockers UK: a collective of makers who have found a way of crafting for a good cause. The organisation branched out from its US… Continue reading

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019 – enter now!

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019

Showcasing and supporting the UK’s amazing array of designer-makers is a huge part of Mollie Makes’ ethos. Celebrating craftsmanship and creativity is so important to us, as is discovering new talent, so we’re delighted to be launching the sixth annual Mollie Makes Handmade Awards.

Get Thready for Mind’s Christmas Crafternoon

Mind's Crafternoon

Here at Mollie Makes, mental health is a topic close to our hearts and we believe that crafting can help. In fact, we recently wrote a blog post on it (you can read it here). We’re so pleased that the charity Mind is holding a Crafternoon! What’s Mind’s Crafternoon all about? This Christmas, Mind’s Crafternoon… Continue reading

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards winners 2018!

Mollie Makes Awards 2018 winners

Meet the winners of the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2018!

August 2018 craft workshops and creative events

August 2018 craft workshops and creative events - design your own macrame plant hanger

This summer is all about the craft workshops and creative events taking place across the UK. We’ve rounded up the finest selection of crafty occasions for you to try. Go on, you know you want to…