In partnership with Mollie Makes – your favourite magazine for living a creative life – we’re delighted to introduce Curated by Mollie Makes. Mollie Makes is passionate about giving the UK’s most talented designer-makers a platform, and what better place to so than The Stitch Festival? Some of the magazine’s best-loved contributors will be transforming a space at The Stitch Festival so you can immerse yourself in colour and creativity and meet your favourite makers!
Meet the Mollie Makes contributors...
The Sewyeah Social Club
Come-along-a-pompom with the Sewyeah Social Club.
Join author, maker and workshop host, Christine Leech and her Sewyeah Social Club at this year’s Stitch Festival. Be inspired by her quirky, colourful and fun crafts. Learn new sustainable and upcycling craft techniques. Take part in a giant embroidery challenge or at the very least learn to make a pompom. With demonstrations, Make & Take workshops and a lot of crafty chat, the Sewyeah Social Club is not to be missed!
The Sewyeah Social Club is dedicated to building a friendly, supportive community for people looking to connect with others on a creative level. For more information visit sewyeahsocialclub.com or instagram @sewyeah
Katie Jones is a bright and bold knitwear designer who teams playful aesthetics with a love for craft and community! Katie’s self-named brand was launched in 2014 and has since won Selfridges Bright New Things Award in 2016 and been stocked in luxury stores worldwide. Her work now brings its designs out of the Luxury stores and into your homes by transforming the brand to Make- it-Yourself, transforming her designs into patterns and kits, championing craftmanship and Slow Fashion. More than just creating beautiful garments, she creates playful experiences that encourage and champion social and environmental change. Running a wide range of workshops and events which let you interact and engage with our designs, sharing skills and knowledge on textile crafts.
The Fibre Lounge
Yarn aficionados. Crochet connoisseurs. Wool sniffers and skein squishers. Crochet designer Louisa Sheward aka The Fibre Lounge will be exhibiting a crocheted living room at The Stitch Festival. Join The Fibre Lounge to immerse yourself in their world of crochet, learn the basics or bring along a project you are stuck on for some advice.