Meet Kirstie’s Celebrity Craft Masters judge Polly Macpherson

Polly Macpherson on Kirstie's Celebrity Craft Masters. Picture courtesy of Channel 4

Mollie Makes catches up with Polly Macpherson to find out what it’s like judging celebrity’s crafting skills and working alongside Kirstie Allsopp…

Library of embroidery stitches

Learn 21 embroidery stitches with our handy guide then practice your new skills with either our free, firework inspired, embriodery pattern or Liz Stiglet’s cultivate kindness hoop art. Then, once you’ve finished your masterpieces, share them with us on Instagram using our top embroidery hashtags blog post and, of course, #molliemakers! For more embroidery stitches and techniques follow our sewing, stitching… Continue reading

Your embroidery supply essentials

Cloud Craft embroidery essentials

This blog post is sponsored by Cloud Craft Getting started with embroidery is super easy as you don’t need very much to have a go and stitch something beautiful. The best bit is that embroidery supplies are not expensive and are usually small enough to take wherever you go (roll on the holidays!). With these essential materials… Continue reading

Issue 108 has landed!

Mollie Makes issue 108

Can you believe it’s already mid July!? This year is flying by and it feels like only yesterday we were bringing you issue 100. Well fast forward seven months and we’re here presenting issue 108 to you in all its summery glory. We’ve christened this mag the tasty issue. There’s delicious looking things like crochet freakshakes and fruit face cloths…. Continue reading

Your new July wallpaper

Jenna Jungbluth wallpaper

We’re back from last month’s international wallpaper by Mélanie Johnsson and onto some dynamic prints for a touch of something fresh. For July and issue 108 the lovely Jenna Jungbluth has designed eight amazing abstract patterns and papers. Jenna’s designed for Mollie before (who remembers issue 102‘s painted shirt DIY?), so we were thrilled to have her and her… Continue reading

Download issue 108’s templates today!

Mollie Makes issue 108

It’s mid July and mid summer which means you need a new project to keep you inspired throughout the month and keep the crafting passion alive. Luckily issue 108 has landed in the shops and your templates are right here ready for you to print and make. There’s everything from adorable llama cushions to LA beach vibe… Continue reading

Library of macramé knots

Mollie Makes library of macrame knots

This blog post is sponsored by United Knots As you may already know, we love macramé. Its boho vibes are so on trend and we’ve got tons of macramé projects in the Mollie mags, on the blog and stashed away in our archives. But to get started on all these projects, you need to know… Continue reading

Wool Week day 7: Make a loom and learn to weave

Wool Week day 7: Make a loom and learn to weave

Add a riot of colour and texture to your walls this season with Holly Farrow’s weaving. Plus, make your own loom.

Maker business tips: How to crowdfund your business

Retro Kickstarter by Hello Hinny. Photo credit: Lynsey Gray

If you’re struggling to raise the cash to build your craft business, crowdfunding can be the ideal way to help you take the next step…

DIY Wimbledon strawberries

diy Wimbledon strawberries

To celebrate the start of Wimbledon AKA the season of cream, strawberries and sun, we’ve uploaded this little tutorial for felt Wimbledon strawberries. Created by avid sewist Samantha Stas, these little strawberries will make a great addition to your keys. If you make Samantha’s felt fruity treats be sure to tag us in a picture on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook…. Continue reading