33 five minute crafts

Make your own watercolour clock

If you need more creative projects in your life, then you need our selection of five minute crafts. These quick projects are ideal for you to take on your commute, your holidays or just make one evening when you want to relax. We’ve gathered a whole bunch of different crafts for you to have a go at, everything from… Continue reading

Easter egg glass painting tutorial

Mollie Makes Easter Egg glass painting

Anyone else suddenly seized by the urge to faff about with flowers now spring is here? These delicate egg-shaped trinkets will put you through your flower-pressing and glass painting paces, and provide ample opportunity for gratuitous petal play. Whichever technique you go for, your fancy glass baubles will make pretty Easter gifts if that’s your… Continue reading

Slow fashion: The beauty of charity shopping

Slow fashion, charity shopping

Illustration by Emma Block. Download more of Emma’s work here.   Who needs new? Fast fashion is dead and slow fashion is in. Olivia Gordon discovers how to access constantly changing, original materials and tools for bargain prices at second-hand stores. It’s cheaper, more sustainable and will get you some truly unique pieces. Long live slow fashion!… Continue reading

Your new fashion wallpaper

Free iPad background designed by Esther Curtis from issue 117 of Mollie Makes

Issue 117 includes eight Fashion Revolution-inspired illustrations by the very talented Esther Curtis. Esther’s prints give a nod to the New York fashion scene with big hair, statement looks, all the extravaganza, and sheer fabulousness. They totally capture the spirit of loving ourselves and our DIY wardrobes, and would look beautiful hanging on your walls like our #molliemakers have here. Download one of her designs as… Continue reading

Download issue 117’s templates here!

Mollie Makes issue 117

Issue 117 is here and it’s packed with projects to keep you occupied, right up until our next one! This beauty is our Fashion Revolution issue, and here’s all the templates you need to champion all things handmade and sustainable. Whether you’re making a fashion statement with Elspeth’s fancy leopard-print clutch or using your yarn stash to make Rico Design’s floral needle punch… Continue reading

Issue 117 is now on sale!

Mollie Makes issue 117 - the Fashion Revolution issue

Issue 117 is now on sale and it’s making a stand. It’s our Fashion Revolution issue, so get ready to say farewell to fast fashion, goodbye to wasteful projects, and so long to one-wear items! Fashion Revolution week runs from 20th-26th April this year (keep scrolling to meet the woman behind the organisation), so issue 117 is… Continue reading

DIY crochet plant pots – bunny and lamb patterns

DIY crochet plant pots bunny and lamb tutorial

Spring reminds us of two things, baby animals and plants! These DIY crochet plant pots by Sandrine Deveze have the cutest bunny and lamb faces and will be your most popular Easter decorations this year. Plus you could use yours as Easter baskets for the big day. Keep scrolling for the tutorial and share your makes with us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. And subscribe to Mollie… Continue reading

Six fab Easter projects*

Create and Craft Easter projects

*Sponsored by Create and Craft Easter is coming so why not add some extra handmade magic to this year’s hunt? Create and Craft have given us six DIY Easter egg hunt projects to share with you so you can get your spring crafting on. These crafts are ideal for kids, so gather up the family and start making… Continue reading

Three craft kits to spark creativity*

top three craft kits

*This blog post is sponsored. Craft kits are a great way to find a new passion and hone your skills. But, there are so many on the market, with everything from yarn subscription boxes to monthly embroidery boxes out there, it can be hard to know which one to get first. To help you decide, we’re… Continue reading

Mother’s Day paper flowers

Mother's Day paper flowers

Mother’s Day paper flowers; they’re made with love, they’ll never die and they look just as beautiful than the real thing. We’ve gathered 14 species of the most popular Mother’s Day flowers and their paper alternatives for you to make. Pick your fave flower, make a big bouquet (or make one of each for a floral variation)… Continue reading