Prepping for Christmas: 3 ways to jazz up your Christmas wrapping

Becki Clarke's 3 way printing Christmas wrapping paper

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it before, a handmade Christmas is the best kind of Christmas. The handmade touches don’t have to stop at presents though – for a more thoughtful touch, why not try making your own wrapping paper? The lovely Becki Clark shows you three different ways to jazz up your… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas: The top 6 crafting tools

Magnetic Beech Block by Beyond Measure

*This post is sponsored by Beyond Measure  Christmas time is about crafting. Whether you’re making gifts, prepping decorations or looking for a present for your crafty pals, there’s no denying we all get our make on during the festive period. So let’s go back to the basics of what you need to make all these… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – 6 kids’ Christmas Eve box ideas

Mollie Makes 6 Christmas Eve Boxes

Christmas Eve boxes are one of those things that make Christmas extra special but they can be pricey. We’re all about making Christmas affordable, plus the DIY approach is not only more thoughtful, but can also save you a few pennies. Wrapping an old shoebox in some Christmassy paper (we’ve got a whole bunch in issue… Continue reading

Download issue 100’s templates

100th issue cover of Mollie Makes

Issue 100 is out, can you believe it! Here are issue 100’s templates so you can celebrate our birthday with us through the magic of craft. There are tons of projects in the mag but you’ll need the template sheet for the following: Simone Gooding’s party bear Anna Alicia’s ruffle apron Georgie K. Emery’s embroidered winter hoop (pictured below) Lana Red’s… Continue reading

Download your new December wallpaper

Tablet background by Jemma Burness

Your December wallpaper We’ve given you so much festive content, backgrounds and patterns that we thought we’d give you a break for December. The lovely Jemma Bursnell designed these amazing colourful prints for us to celebrate our 100th issue. Here’s one you can have as a wallpaper as a 100th birthday present from us to you…. Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 100 out now!

Mollie Makes Issue 100

It’s our 100th issue! Can you believe it? We started Mollie back in 2011 with a goal to inspire modern makers, revolutionise contemporary craft, and share all our fave indie designer-makers with the world and now here we are, 100 issues later. We’ve hosted loads of Mollie Makes Handmade Awards and events, commissioned thousands of projects, and… Continue reading

Your month in pictures: November 2018

Mollie Makers month in pictures - November

Your pictures Top left: Mollie Makes issue 99 on the thecraft_club‘s desk. Top middle: Issue 99’s Christmassy crochet gift tags by candytuftdesign. Top right: The Happy Newspaper and issue 99 AKA BFF4L by amy_and_jobe. Second left: Saturday morning goals on klovvi‘s Instagram. Second middle: Issue 99’s paper star gift in sumoftheirstories‘ glittery bowl. Second right: A cosy shot of our patchwork… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets Sincerely Louise

Louise Walker of Sincerely Louise with knitted sea creatures

From foxes and deers to unicorns, toucans and even a blobfish, Louise Walker has been knitting up a storm creating her unique yarn kits…

Hashtags for macramé makers

#macrameeveryday by @freebirdfibers

Feature image by @freebirdfibers Macramé is having a craft revival and we want you to get on board. We’ve created a library of macramé knots blog post for you to brush up your skills and uploaded a free macramé heart bunting DIY for you to make! So now you’ve got all the skills and makes,… Continue reading

Macramé bunting DIY

Mollie Makes issue 88 Macrame Bunting

Test out the new skills you’ve learnt from our library of macramé knots on this macramé heart bunting project. Hang it in your home, decorate a little un’s bedroom, or give as a last minute Christmas gift to become the no.1 friend. Then, use our hashtags for macramé lovers blog post to share your creation… Continue reading