Mollie Makes meets Ryan, Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant

Ryan Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant

We catch up with Ryan, recent Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant to leave the sewing room to learn his top tips for sewers, his sources of inspiration and more. Want to know how the whiz kid learnt to sew? Read on… Please tell us a bit about yourself and your first sewing memory/experience of sewing…. Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 51 templates

Mollie Makes issue 51

Your project templates for Mollie Makes issue 51 are ready to download.

Mollie Makes meets Matt, Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant

Matt Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant

We catch up with self-taught sewer, Matt of sewwhatsnew.co.uk and Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant. Find out how he started sewing, where he finds inspiration and what his very first project was…

Video tutorial: How to make a rag rug

How to make your own rug video tutorial | Ragged Rug - get a kit from RaggedLife on Etsy

Rag rugging is an age-old British craft that is increasingly being taken up by creatives. Watch this DIY rug how-to and make your own with Ragged Life…

Craft event: The Muse Connection

The Muse Connection - Yarn Swap

Celebrate creativity, share inspiration and come together as crafters at The Muse Connection, an event for musings on colour and community

NEW Simply Sewing magazine

Simply Sewing magazine cover issue 1

Introducing the brand new sewing magazine by the people who brought you Simply Crochet… get fresh ideas with fabric in Simply Sewing, out 12 February 2015 If you love customising your own clothes, sewing home makes, touches of embroidery and all things sewing, you’ll want a subscription to the brand new sewing magazine, Simply Sewing,… Continue reading

Mollie Makes takeover guest: Seeds & Stitches

Hannah and Davina of Seeds and Stitches

Seeds and Stitches joins Mollie Makes for an Instagram and Pinterest takeover, 20 – 23 February The best way to get to know the makers we love is to see the world through their creative eyes – and what better way to do that than to host a #mollietakeover? What’s a #mollietakover? The third weekend… Continue reading

Win 10 tickets to Stitching, Sewing & Quilting and Hobbycrafts show

DANIEL GRAVES PHOTOGRAPHY

We have teamed up with the organisers of Stitching, Sewing & Quilting and Hobbycrafts to offer 10 lucky readers a chance to win a pair of tickets to this fantastic show at the SECC Glasgow from 5-8 March 2015. The new quilting element to the show has been inspired by an outstanding collection of pieces… Continue reading

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year recipe and Chinese lantern crochet pattern

Celebrating Chinese New Year this weekend? Usher in the year of the goat/sheep with a ginger cake recipe and tiny crochet lantern pattern from Messyla.

50 pieces of creative advice from 50 creatives

50 best pieces of creative advice from creatives 5 | Mollie Makes

This month we’re celebrating our 50th magiversary! We’ve had Mollie Makes‘ first editor, Jane Toft sharing 50 crafty things to do before you’re 50; hosted a flash giveaway – 50 lucky winners got an instant prize just by visiting the blog; made a video (as yet untitled, although 50 Shades of Mollie Makes has been suggested); and today… Continue reading