Mini Halloween embroidery hoop

If you fancy adding a touch of handmade to your Halloween display, have a go at this boo-tiful Halloween embroidery hoop. Using spine-tinglingly (we know, enough already) sparkly glittery Etoile thread, it’s the perfect quick stitch to get you in the mood for the spooky season. The very talented Lisa Neal shows you how to make her Halloween… Continue reading

Library of sewing techniques

sewing videos for beginners

We’re back with another guide to add to our stitch library! We’ve teamed up with Sewing Quarter to create a series of sewing videos for beginners that’ll show you a whole range of sewing tips and tricks. Our online sewing classes are completely free and we’ve uploaded them to our Youtube channel so you can keep… Continue reading

Your new October wallpaper

October wallpaper by sea Salt

The autumn equinox has officially happened so now we’re all about pumpkins, fall colours and hot chocolates. Issue 111 is our ode to Christmas because after all, December is only two months away! But to reign it back in from the festive excitement, issue 111’s papers are an inspirational autumnal collection. We’ve teamed up with… Continue reading

Sewing patterns collection

We’ve got all the sewing patterns you could ever want in this collection. Fashion, interior and decorative projects, plus tips, interviews and books – there’s something for everyone. If you have a go at any of these sewing projects tag us in a picture using #molliemakers on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. For even more projects and inspiration… Continue reading

Crochet Projects Collection

Looking for a new crochet pattern or weekend crochet project? Well look no further, we have the ultimate collection of projects and patterns below. For more crochet projects every month, subscribe to Mollie Makes and then share your makes with us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! Interior crochet projects Crochet jar cover Chunky crochet storage tubs… Continue reading

Ask the indie biz experts, Series 1 – Getting starting

Mollie Makes 2019 award

We know how difficult it is to start up your own indie business. There’s so many things to consider and it can sometimes feel like you’re jumping in the deep end, but we’re on a mission to be your armbands (supportive, brightly coloured, huggable). We’re working with the incredibly talented Helen from The Creative Business… Continue reading

32 autumn cross stitch charts

autumnal folk heart cross stitch chart

The darker evenings have arrived and the leaves are turning orange, and that only means one thing. It’s time to stock up your autumn stash, patterns and projects. One of our fave crafts to do on a cold evening is cross stitch! It’s an amazing, meditative craft which instantly makes us feel relaxed, so we’ve decided to collect our… Continue reading

Your bonus kit – festive loom instructions

Festive Weaving Kit Image

If you were lucky enough to pick up one of our combo packs you’ll have an extra gift to make. Issue 111’s pack comes with Natasha Humphreys festive loom kit from issue 97. It’s a Christmas décor essential and would look fab hanging on your tree or wall. Plus, with 111’s crochet bauble gift, you’ll be feeling prepped and… Continue reading

Crochet avocado instructions

Mini avocado gift kit in issue 107

If you were lucky enough to pick up one of our combo packs you’ll have an extra gift to make. Issue 111’s pack comes with Alison North of Kornflake Stew‘s crochet avocado from issue 107. He’s a funky and adorable little fella who will look fab hanging off your keys. Plus, with 111’s crochet bauble gift, you’ll be feeling like the crochet queen. P.S. If… Continue reading

Felt fox DIY

Felt fox diy instructions

This sweet stitchable is the cutest project to cosy up with as the nights get cooler. Designed by Jenny Blair, this felt fox comes with a spectacular autumnal cape and is ready to roam the woodland collecting acorns and pine cones.  Once you’ve finished making your felt fox pal read our interview with Jenny here and share your… Continue reading