5 fab cross stitch patterns for beginners*

The Folklore Company embroidery patterns

*This blog post is sponsored by The Folklore Company. The nights are drawing in and one of our favourite crafty ways to spend winter is to pick a new cross stitch pattern and start making. There’s nothing better than stitching up a new hoop in front of the TV and giving it as a handmade Christmas… Continue reading

Library of weaving techniques

This blog post is sponsored by Wildwoven. Weaving is a gorgeous craft which we’ve featured in multiple mags, so we thought it was about time we make a library of weaving techniques for you all. This guide was made by our good pal Lucy Rowan @peasandneedles and shows you everything from how to warp the loom… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets Netflix’s Blown Away glass artists

Blown Away contestants, host and judge. Photo courtesy of @blownawayseries

The stars of Netflix’s Blown Away, our new favourite craft-off show, tell us all about what went on behind the scenes…

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

Free sewing pattern: 20 minute tote bag tutorial

Learn how to make a quick and easy tote bag with our super-easy DIY guide. Get stuck in to your fabric stash and choose your favourite print for some brand new arm candy.  Believe it or not, this no-nonsense bag tutorial from The Purl Bee promises a brand new tote bag in under half an hour. How speedy, and not to mention brilliant, is that? Read on for how to make it…

Beginners guide to HTV – Customised babygrow tutorial*

Happy Fabrics HTV babygrow tutorial

*This blog post is sponsored by Happy Fabric Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV for short) is a fun way to personalise any textile you can iron onto. All you need to get started is a pair of scissors and an iron! Just cut out your shape or slogan on the back of the vinyl, then iron… Continue reading

NEW subscription offer!

Mollie Makes 110 subscription offer

Don’t miss out and order your subscription today!  In this strictly limited introductory offer you’ll receive a Janome 219-s sewing machine worth £99 when you sign up for a year with Mollie Makes. We look forward to you spending the next year with us, when we will be giving you lots of inspiration on how… Continue reading

Your new September wallpaper

Meera Lee Patel_calendar design

Hello September! Summer is nearly over which means one thing in the crafting world – PREPARATION. The festive season is around the corner and we’re welcoming autumn in with our special bumper issue, 110. So much so that we had the incredible Meera Lee Patel designing eight gorgeous autumnal prints for issue 110. Meera has designed for… Continue reading

Issue 110’s templates

Issue 110 is on sale and it’s our special bumper issue. Not only will you find the usual 12 inspired projects but there’s also a super cute crackers gift kit designed by the amazing Suzy Ultman, and a bonus mini mag filled with sustainable Christmas makes inside! This month is all about preparing for those colder (and yes, festive!)… Continue reading

Issue 110 out now!

Mollie Makes issue 110

It’s officially September, which means summer’s nearly over and it’s time to start on all those transitional projects that welcome in Autumn. Issue 110 is here to help ease that transition and even start getting you ready for Christmas! There’s all the wintery projects you could ever want so this month’s Mollie motto is ‘prep, make and do’!… Continue reading