Discover all-new craft workshops at The Handmade Fair*

Book tickets for The Handmade Fair

The Handmade Fair is back! This year it’s on from 15th – 17th September at The Green at Hampton Court Palace, Surrey. Discover your new making obsession with these workshops…

Sewing hack: upcycle a scarf into a kimono

Lana Red's kimono tutorial

Kimonos are pretty much a wardrobe essential – whether you’re wearing them on the beach, over jeans, or with a simple tee, they liven up any outfit. And you can make them from easy-to-source scarves in mere minutes with this simple tutorial from Lana Red.  

Fabulous foliage*

Pantone’s 2017 Colour of the Year is Greenery, but there’s more than one way to fill your house with plants… Here’s how we’re embracing the trend this month.

Create a pretty vintage bicycle planter with Rust-Oleum*

Have you discovered the gorgeous Make It Yours mini-mag free from Rust-Oleum inside issue 82 of Mollie Makes? It’s packed with inspirational summer upcycling projects to give your home and garden a fresh new look. Top of our list to try is this fun bicycle planter – the ideal way to revamp that old bicycle rusting away in… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 82 templates

Download the templates for the swan collar, biscuit magnets, cake cushions, backpack, succulent wreath and baby blocks here: Mollie Makes issue 82 templates.

Mollie Makes 82, now available!

Here at Mollie Makes we’re holding on to that summer vibe for as long as possible, no matter what the weather! In issue 82 you’ll find loads of summery makes, from a crochet sunglasses case, to a pom pom picnic blanket, and a no-pattern T-shirt. This month we’re all about the sugary snacks, but the calorie-free… Continue reading

Finding creativity in anarchy with Emily Millichip

Fashion maverick Emily Millichip has carved her own unique path into the industry. We’ve been crushing on her bold, colour-drenched, 50s-inspired world ever since first discovering her on social media. A homage to the tropics, punk and B-movie bad girls, she creates clothes for fashion rebels and anyone wanting something unique in their wardrobes.

August craft workshops and creative events

There’s a whole host of craft events to attend this summer. You can create a macrame plant hanger, take part in a dress making weekend or craft your own ankle-tie espadrilles. Running a workshop of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]immediate.co.uk

Unusual workspaces: Emma Giacalone’s sewing studio

Emma Giacalone textiles studio by Kirstie Young photography

Textile artist Emma Giacalone gives us a tour of her big and bright sewing studio in a former chicken shed…

Find your freedom on Instagram with #freeupmyinsta

Have you noticed your Insta feed’s been full of lots of lovely #freeupmyinsta posts lately? With over 6,500 posts (and counting!) the hashtag is really capturing grammers’ imaginations. But what’s it all about?