Win: Mollie Makes Handmade Wedding!

If you're looking for wedding inspiration, don't miss the beautiful Mollie Makes Handmade Wedding, a one-off special from the team at Mollie Makes.

This scrumptious 130-page special is filled with crafty ideas for weddings, including step-by-step projects, wedding theme ideas and tips for buying vintage dresses.You'll also love the 8 picture galleries from real-life weddings, with tips from the brides and grooms! Projects include a gorgeous fresh flower circlet, stunning paper decorations and a funky heart-shaped fan for summer weddings.

For a sneak peek inside, click over to the Mollie Makes website and check out the digital sampler!

Mollie Makes Handmade Wedding is out now, available in all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online.

We've got 10 copies of Mollie Makes Handmade Wedding to give away to lucky winners!

Click here to enter our Handmade Wedding competition now. Good luck! This competition is open to UK crafters until 3rd May 2013.

Valentine wool comp winner!

Wow, so many crafters entered our Black Sheep Wools valentine competition - it's great to know that you all love gorgeous yarn as much as we do!

Today we're saying a big congratulations to the winner, Dr Jen from Leicester. Well done Dr Jen, your prize will be with you very soon.

Don't worry if you didn't win - keep your eyes peeled, we'll have more competitions coming up here on The Making Spot blog. If you live in the UK, there's still (just) time to enter our win a subscription for Mother's Day competition!

Spring Knitting & Stitching Show – enter our giveaway to win a pair of tickets!

We're so excited about The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show, running from 14th-17th March 2013 at London's Olympia II. 

This amazing show is craft heaven; shop for all the latest products, browse for inspiration, talk to experts and join in with great tutorials and workshops. There'll also be the chance to meet some of the best-known craft authors, including the fantastic Laura Long.

We'll be there, along with the teams from our sister magazines, including Papercraft inspirationsCrossStitcher,  Simply Knitting and Mollie Makes. Come and join us for a spot of crafting, or just say hello! We can't wait to see you there.

To find out more and book your tickets now, click over to or call 01473 321872.

We've got 10 pairs of tickets to The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show to give away!

Click here now to enter our show ticket competition. This competition is open to crafters in the UK, until 6th March 2013. Good luck!

Win a subscription for mum!


We're getting ready for Mother's Day! There's still time to craft a special gift - check out our free projects and Mother's Day buy one get one free offer. Here's an extra treat for UK crafters - enter our competition, and you could win a year's subscription to a craft magazine to your mum!



A subscription is the gift that keeps on giving - once you've chosen your magazine, it's delivered to your door each month so you're one of the first to see all the latest projects!

Enter our competition, and you'll win a year's subscription to one of Future's great craft and hobby magazines that you can give as a gift. There are eight mags to choose from, including Mollie MakesSimply CrochetCrossStitcher and Papercraft inspirations, so there's sure to be something your mum will love!

Click here to enter our magazine subscription competition now. This competition is open to crafters in the UK only, until Wednesday 6th March 2013. Good luck!

Valentine weekend comp winners

We hope you enjoyed our free projects and competitions over the weekend. Here are the comp winners, congratulations to all!

Fiskars left-handed scissors - Claire from Southport

Drape Drape 3 - Jessica from Leicester

Yarn goodies - Ben from Ross on Wye

Millie Moon fabric - Cyndi from Potters Bar

Well done to the winners, your prizes will be sent out this week. Don't worry if you didn't win, we'll have another fantastic competition for you very soon...

Win a year of craft supplies: winners list

Win a year of craft supplies

Back in July, we launched our most popular competition yet - offering you all the chance to win a year of craft supplies. A whopping 11,000 of you entered, and today we've been having fun picking the winners. Here's the final list - if you entered, good luck! Keep reading to see if you've won - for some of you, we only have your username so we'll be emailing you to arrange to send you your prize. If your name isn't on the list, watch this space as we've got more great giveaways lined up between now and Christmas!

Win an iPad with Mollie Makes!

Our friends at Mollie Makes have an exciting new weekly digital magazine on the way - to celebrate, they're giving you the chance to win an iPad!


Win a year of craft supplies - last chance to enter!

Win a year of craft supplies

The time has finally come - there's only a few days left to enter our Win a year of Craft Supplies competition, so if you haven't yet done so - sign up to the site to enter today. You could win a whole year of scrummy yarn from Blacker Yarns, sensational stitching supplies from Coats Crafts or the latest papercraft products from American Crafts

50 copies to give awayMake sure you tell your friends too - as the more people who enter, the more prizes we're going to give away. We're not far off our first 20,000 registered users over on The Making Spot - and once we get there we'll give away a whopping 70 bonus prizes. We've got 20 craft books to give away plus 50 copies of Irresistible Christmas Gifts to Knit. So tell your friends and enter today - good luck everyone!

Win a year of stash - have you entered?

There's one month left to enter our massive competition - sign up and you could win a year of supplies for your favourite craft! Read on to find out more...

Knit a tea cosy competition

Pop the kettle on and create your own tea cosy knitting pattern!

After Jenny's round up of summer tea party craft projects earlier this week, we're sticking with the theme with news of a fun new competition to design a tea cosy! Craft publishers GMC are calling on knitters everywhere to put their thinking caps (and kettles!) on and whip up a new tea cosy knitting pattern. 3 lucky winners will get to see their patterns in print in the latest in their series of GMC's Tea Cozies book series! All you have to do to take part is create a unique tea cosy design, based on any theme you like. To enter...