33 five minute crafts

Make your own watercolour clock

If you need a little bit of craft in your life then you need our selection of five minute makes. These quick projects are ideal for you to take on your commute, your holidays or just make one evening when you want to relax. We’ve gathered a whole bunch of different crafts for you to have a… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern: chunky crochet storage tubs

We’ve got a free crochet basket pattern for you so that you can create your very own chunky storage tubs, to tidy up all those loose bits and bobs in your home. Remember, we also have more home decor DIY’s and patterns over on our Ravelry store and in our latest issue of Mollie Makes. And we… Continue reading

Easy mittens knitting pattern

New to knitting? Try our quick and easy mitten knitting pattern for beginners. Brighten up your winter with these cute colour block mittens. Or, if this pattern doesn’t take your fancy, check out our Ravelry store where there’s loads more warm winter patterns for you to make! Personalise your mitts by embroidering winter florals on the cuffs. And if… Continue reading

Discover fresh talent at New Designers

New-Designers-One-Year-In

Here at Mollie Makes we’re always trying to support emerging illustrators and designers, which is why we’re big fans of New Designers. There’s less than two weeks until they return with a new cohort of 3,000 emerging design talents and we’re very excited. Full of disruptive thinking, ambitious ideas and fresh approaches, New Designers presents the work… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets The Great British Sewing Bee’s Esme Young

Esme Young The Great British Sewing Bee. Image credit: BBC/Love Productions/Mark Bourdillon

We caught up with The Great British Sewing Bee’s legendary judge Esme Young to find how she started sewing, all the gossip from this year’s show and the Hollywood stars she’s styled for the big screen.

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019 shortlisters

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019

Here they are – the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019 shortlisters! Meet the creative start ups, established businesses and handmade champions who will be presenting their creative products and brands to a panel of judges on 8 July 2019 at the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards day of fun. We also need your help on deciding the best Product of the Year so… Continue reading

Issue 107 is on sale now!

Mollie Makes issue 107

Issue 107 is here and it’s got every celebration, make and craft you can think of. Our latest crush this issue is festival brights, but we’ve also got a beautiful wedding backdrop and a DIY terrazzo tablecloth so you can party all throughout the summer. Of course, we haven’t forgotten our sustainable journey either so there are soap tutorials,… Continue reading

Download issue 107’s templates today

Mollie Makes issue 107 cover

June has arrived which makes us think of two things – holidays and festivals! And don’t you worry, issue 107 is embracing both fully. There’s a festival brights latest crush page, DIY festival headband by Lana Red and a summer holiday dress by Sophia Palmer along with Zoe Bateman’s funky terrazzo tablecloth pictured below. So download issue… Continue reading

Download your new June wallpaper!

new wallpaper

We’ve moved on from the seas and oceans of last month and are now jet setting across the globe for summer. Mélanie Johnsson, a super talented illustrator based in Margate, has designed eight amazing beachy inspired prints for issue 107. Inside the mag, the eight prints feature a range from ice creams to globes and have us dreaming of… Continue reading

How to crochet a bow tie

It’s Tutorial Tuesday and it’s time for a new how to! What about this crochet bow tie. Perfect for parties, weddings and special events, this adorable accessory will make any little boy look even cuter on the big day! Designed by Delia Randall of Delia Creates, it’s a lovely touch for birthdays and celebrations…
This free crochet bow tie pattern is perfect timing for spring or summer weddings… and it complements our free wedding supplement perfectly, don’t you think?