August craft workshops and creative events

DIY Peg board workshop

From pretty felt flower brooches to making your very own peg board, the UK is bursting with creative things to do this summer. Take a look at the list of craft events and workshop we’re looking forward to this August. Running a workshop of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]

Library of embroidery stitches

Mollie Makes Library of Embroidery Stitches

Learn 21 embroidery stitches with our handy guide. Bookmark or Pin this page for future reference or you can download and print it here.

Show us your hoop guts!

Hoop gut on Instagram - Mollie Makes

We’re calling for #hoopguts submissions on social media. Send in pictures of the back of your embroidery work and get it featured on the Mollie Makes blog. Find out more about the hashtag and how to submit your pictures…

4 DIY friendship bracelets

Mollie Makes boho sandals using friendship bracelets

Use your stash of embroidery threads to make a stack of friendship bracelets using these four easy-to-follow tutorials. When you’re done, share them with your friends or use it to refashion last year’s sandals (see Mollie Makes 69 for the how-to).

Send in your subscription idea & win money to launch your business

Cratejoy subscription box competition

Got a fantastic subscription box idea? Enter Cratejoy’s competition and you could win over £700 towards launching your subscription box business! Here are some of our favourite Cratejoy subscription boxes to help inspire your own…

Mollie Makes issue 69, out now!

Mollie Makes issue 69 with free pom pom necklace craft kit, bonus project book and 8 pull-out papers

Pick up the latest issue and enjoy a tropical escape with Mollie Makes 69. Embroider flamingo hoop art, crochet a colour-pop rug, sew kids’ dungarees, make show-stopping tasselled party balloons and lots more. Also inside this issue: a free felt pom pom necklace craft kit plus a bonus project book for alternative ways to use… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 69 templates

Mollie Makes issue 69

Click to download the full-sized templates for the fabric wall banner, gem embroidered patch, cloud and raindrop cushions and kid’s monkey dungarees playsuit here: Mollie Makes issue 69 templates.

DIY jewellery: Scalloped felt necklace

DIY jewellery - felt necklace - circle scalloped necklace

Use the felt from your craft stash or the goodies provided in your free pom pom necklace kit in Mollie Makes 69 (out on Thursday, 21 July) to make this abstract felt scalloped necklace…

Mollie Makes Shop: Editor’s Pick

Mollie Makes Shop - Editors Picks

Here’s what the Editor’s loving in the Mollie Makes Shop. Find handmade gifts and just-for-me treasures made by our favourite creatives in our online boutique. With products from talented designer-makers you’re sure to find something special for you and your home. Here’s a look at the Editor’s favourite picks this month…

Video: 12 days of crochet: Treble 3 together (tr3tog) [Day 12]

Mollie Makes Crochet videos - How to Treble 3 Together - tr3tog

How to crochet video: Treble 3 Together Trble 3 Together Abbreviation: tr3tog Yarn round hook, insert hook into stitch, yarn round hook and draw through stitch. Yarn round hook and draw through 2 loops. Do this a total of three times, leaving you with 4 loops on your hook. Yarn round hook and draw through… Continue reading