Your new Tilly and the Buttons Pattern

Mollie Makes issue 104 Tilly and Buttons pattern

Here in the office, we’re very into the Great British Sewing Bee. So much so that it inspired us to start thinking of how we could include more sewing into the mag. We wanted to give you #molliemakers some simple but on-trend patterns to start you on your handmade wardrobe journey. But in order to do that, we needed… Continue reading

DIY tassel earrings

DIY tassel earrings

Tassel earrings are popping up in all the high street shops but instead of buying them why not make your own? Artist Anchalika O’Connell loves to create jewellery inspired by Thai culture and has kindly given us this colourful, DIY tassel earrings project for you to make. They’d make fab little presents, especially for Mother’s Day which is… Continue reading

The sustainable series: Slow fashion

Bonbi Forest make do and mend illustration

Feature illustration by Lee Foster-Wilson Sustainability and slow fashion are our number one topics here at Mollie, and we’ve got plenty of ways for you to make do and mend. The fab Lottie Storey got chatting to a few designer-makers on how they’re revamping, reusing and restyling instead of hitting the shops. Have a read… Continue reading

The sustainable series: 5 tips for an ethical wardrobe

Liz Bryson

Issue 103 is all about making those little changes in your life to help you start saving the planet, and where better to begin than with your wardrobe? As part of our sustainable series here on the blog, we’re sharing our five tips for making your wardrobe greener. Soon you’ll be wearing head-to-toe sustainable clothing, strutting down… Continue reading

International Women’s Day – Meet Atia

Atia from @brightblooms

To celebrate International Women’s Day we interviewed crafter, blogger and influencer Atia from The Bright Blooms to get her thoughts on female empowerment and inclusivity. Happy International Women’s Day! As a rather fabulous woman, we’d love you to share a bit about yourself with our #molliemakers. Thank you! My name is Atia and I’m a… Continue reading

International Women’s Day: Gudrun Sjödén competition

Gudrun Sjödén compeition

To celebrate International Women’s Day, female-led designer Gudrun Sjödén are giving away £150 to one lucky Mollie reader. The winner can spend their prize on any clothing or homeware at Gudrun’s online store and trust us, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Enter the competition here, good luck! Spring has sprung in the Gudrun store with a collection… Continue reading

The #molliestashchallenge: Fabric purse and pincushion DIY

Mollie Makes fabric purse tutorial

We’ve got another pattern for you! Issue 103 is encouraging you to use up your stash for the #molliestashchallenge and last week we focused on yarn with our reusable cotton pad DIY. But this week we’re focusing on all those leftover pieces of material you have. Or alternatively, all those old but beautifully patterned clothes… Continue reading

Orange and fig vegan pancake recipe

Orange-Cinnamon-Pancakes-with-Figs

Pancake Day is here and it’s a day we love very very much, especially when we have this incredible recipe to follow from Wallflower Kitchen. Her fluffy vegan pancakes have the team’s approval and are as beautiful as they are delicious. Make sure you check out Aimee’s blog and social channels but be warned that you’ll… Continue reading

The sustainable series: 7 environmentally friendly product swaps

Feature image taken from Botanical Inks extract in Mollie Makes issue 103.  Throughout our sustainable series, we’ll be focusing on all the little ways you can help the planet and become more eco-friendly. Today, we’ve gathered 7 environmentally friendly product swaps so you can reduce your plastic usage and live a little greener. Once you’ve… Continue reading

The #molliestashchallenge : Crochet makeup remover pad tutorial

It’s here! The first pattern for the #molliestashchallenge. Alongside our sustainable issue, we’re running an Instagram hashtag challenge over the next two weeks, encouraging you to use up your stash and make new from old! Plus, we’ve got loads of eco-content up on the blog like our interview with Folkestone Harbour Yarn and our charity pick of… Continue reading