Your month in pictures: October 2018

Mollie Makes Month in Pictures October

Your Mollie Makes October has been a busy old month for us and it looks like it’s been busy for all of you too. Here’s just a few of our fave makes you’ve tagged us in this month – keep using the hashtag #molliemakers and we might share yours next month! Top left: Our lovely… Continue reading

Welcoming autumn with Anna Starmer

Anna Starmer Portrait

Feature image credit by Casey Moore, Anna Starmer author of Love Colour: Choosing Colours to Live With  It’s officially October which means welcoming those rich, warm tones back into your life. Although the picture perfect autumnal Pinterest home looks dreamy (we have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to dream homes), we know that in reality, the… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – 7 alternative advent calendar ideas

alternative advent calendar by Mary-Anne Aveline

December is quickly creeping up on us and it’s time to start prepping presents, decs and general life for the big event. We’re starting a new ‘prepping for Christmas’ series here on the blog so you can feel confident and a little smug this Christmas. For our first blog post in the series, we’ve collected 7 of… Continue reading

Mollie Makes Sewing out now!

Mollie Makes Sewing Special

Get sewing now with the full-size templates for every pattern in the Mollie Makes Sewing special! Whether you want to make PJs, a purse or a bed for your pooch, just download the pages, stick them together and away you go. You can purchase your copy here and start crafting some adorable projects today. Keep… Continue reading

Beat the chills – knitted wrist warmers pattern

Winter knitted wrist warmers pattern and instructions

If we can’t jet off to some snowy mountain peaks this winter, we can at least knit our own. There’s something of the après ski feel to these fun, knitted wrist warmers – we’re picturing ourselves wearing them while sat in a wooden alpine chalet, sipping on eggnog and eating Christmas biscuits.  They were kindly designed… Continue reading

Issue 98 crochet wrap correction

Issue 98's crochet shawl

Sorry 🙁 Issue 98’s crochet wrap tutorial has an error in the pattern. The instructions for Row 42 should begin ‘ch4, 1dc in st at base of ch4…’ Now you’ve got the correct instruction, get hooking! Show off your crochet wrap We love seeing your makes, so remember to share your chunky winter makes with us using… Continue reading

Meet the Maker – Worm London

Meet the Maker Worm London

In issue 98, we had the pleasure of meeting Katie and Terri from Worm London. They let us explore their stunning studio, shared their creative journey, talked about brand aesthetics, business challenges and the world of flowers. Pick up your copy of issue 98 and settle down with a cup of tea to read the full interview… Continue reading

Get Thready for Mind’s Christmas Crafternoon

Mind's Crafternoon

Here at Mollie Makes, mental health is a topic close to our hearts and we believe that crafting can help. In fact, we recently wrote a blog post on it (you can read it here). We’re so pleased that the charity Mind is holding a Crafternoon! What’s Mind’s Crafternoon all about? This Christmas, Mind’s Crafternoon… Continue reading

Issue 98 – Jersey PJs Templates

Phoebe Thorpe's kids pj correction pattern

Issue 98 features this cute PJ set by the amazing Phoebe Thorpe but due to a printing error, there’s a little mistake with the template at the back. The size in the mag is for a tot ages 2-3 years. In our new set of templates below, we’ve included the full, correct pattern for ages: 6-12… Continue reading

When is craft art?

Niki Pilkington Illustration

Words: Sarah Montrose Feature illustration: Niki Pilkington The craft revolution has come and gone. Being a stitcher, yarnie or paperist is more popular than ever. And what’s more, craft pioneers such as Kaffe Fassett – whose huge tapestries and patchwork wouldn’t be seen out of place hanging alongside a Monet or late Matisse – have forged the… Continue reading