5 must-make children’s clothing patterns

Children's clothing patterns by Makerist

This blog post is sponsored by Makerist.com  The Great British Sewing Bee is on the TV and our Tilly and the Button sewing pattern is issue 104’s gift, so you can tell we’re truly on the sewing hype for this spring. But once you’ve sewn yourself a new spring wardrobe it’s time to focus on some clothes for your own… Continue reading

Issue 104 is now sale! Get yours today

Mollie Makes issue 104

Issue 104 has landed and it’s got all the spring sewing vibes you could possibly want. The Great British Sewing Bee has got us all entranced in the office, especially after we interviewed Esme Young and Charlotte Newland! We decided to help you catch the sewing bug by giving you an amazing Tilly and the Buttons… Continue reading

Download issue 104’s templates today

Mollie Makes issue 104 cover

Our March mag has hit the shops and this one has us very excited for spring. Issue 104’s gift was designed by our absolute faves Tilly and the Buttons so you can sew yourself a new pair of trousers and a jumpsuit by picking up the mag! Great British Sewing Bee eat your heart out. But… Continue reading

Download your new desktop wallpaper!

wallpaper by Abbey Withington

Who wants a free desktop wallpaper? Issue 104 is our spring issue and is packed full of projects that will make you ready to say goodbye to winter. The mag also has a feature on the influence of Bauhaus, in honour of its 100th anniversary. So, in keeping with this theme, we’ve had a set of papers designed just… Continue reading

Your new Tilly and the Buttons Pattern

Mollie Makes issue 104 Tilly and Buttons pattern

Here in the office, we’re very into the Great British Sewing Bee. So much so that it inspired us to start thinking of how we could include more sewing into the mag. We wanted to give you #molliemakers some simple but on-trend patterns to start you on your handmade wardrobe journey. But in order to do that, we needed… Continue reading

Ten Tips to start sewing with Charlotte Newland

Charlotte Newland (Credit: @charlottesews)

The Great British Sewing Bee winner Charlotte Newland gives her expert advice to sewists who are just starting out…

Mollie Makes meets The Sustainable Studio

Julia and Sarah at launch of The Sustainable Studio

Fashion upcyclers and creative co-working space owners Julia Harris and Sarah Valentin tell us how they built their creative business by embracing sustainability…

The sustainability series: 7 eco crafts for kids

kids in forest

We all know that looking after our planet and living a more sustainable lifestyle is a top priority, but how do we get the younger generation involved? Well, we’re big believers in play, and of course craft, so why not teach kids about the planet by crafting with natural and recycled materials? Here are 7 eco crafts for… Continue reading

DIY tassel earrings

DIY tassel earrings

Tassel earrings are popping up in all the high street shops but instead of buying them why not make your own? Artist Anchalika O’Connell loves to create jewellery inspired by Thai culture and has kindly given us this colourful, DIY tassel earrings project for you to make. They’d make fab little presents, especially for Mother’s Day which is… Continue reading

The sustainable series: Slow fashion

Bonbi Forest make do and mend illustration

Feature illustration by Lee Foster-Wilson Sustainability and slow fashion are our number one topics here at Mollie, and we’ve got plenty of ways for you to make do and mend. The fab Lottie Storey got chatting to a few designer-makers on how they’re revamping, reusing and restyling instead of hitting the shops. Have a read… Continue reading