Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019 shortlisters

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019

Here they are – the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019 shortlisters! Meet the creative start ups, established businesses and handmade champions who will be presenting their creative products and brands to a panel of judges on 8 July 2019 at the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards day of fun. We also need your help on deciding the best Product of the Year so… Continue reading

How to make t-shirt yarn for knitting or crochet

How to make tshirt yarn - molliemakes.com

Transform a tee into chunky yarn for crochet or knitting with this super-quick tutorial from One Social Girl. You’ll be rolling in t-shirt yarn for years to come!

How to make a macramé plant hanger

Dangle potted succulents in 70s neon? Yes please. Make your own macrame plant hanger using our tutorial and brighten up indoor spaces or prettify your front porch. Learn how to make your own with our easy step-by-step tutorial.

DIY crochet pot pattern, plus a Super+Super discount

Amy of Super+Super shares a chunky jar cover crochet pattern below. 

DIY inspiration wall hanging

Start as you mean to go on with Emily Quinton’s DIY inspiration wall decor. Make in whatever theme, colour palette or design you like using bits and bobs from your stash! Revise and changeup objects as your taste and the season’s change. If you’re stuck for images to use, why not download some of our free backgrounds? Print out… Continue reading

Top Five Summer Crafts to try at your Crafternoon

Mind Crafternoon

This blog post is sponsored by Mind. On 20 July it’s Mind’s summer Crafternoon! Gather your fave people, grab some snacks and a glass of something cold and host a crafty afternoon to raise vital funds for Mind, the mental health charity. One of the best parts of hosting a Crafternoon is choosing what you… Continue reading

Bank holiday makes: 5 relaxing crafts

Crochet top by Nomad Stitches, pattern available in issue 106 of Mollie Makes. Bank holidays are a chance to relax and take some time off work. And what better way to do that than with crafts? We’ve chosen our top five relaxing crafts that will help boost your creativity and relax your mind. Still stuck… Continue reading

Bank Holiday makes: DIY garden projects

106 beanbag project

Bank holidays are for crafting and what better way to use utilise the extra time by sprucing up your outdoor space. We’ve collected nine DIY garden projects for you to make this weekend so you add the handmade touch to every corner of your home. For even more DIY garden projects follow our board on Pinterest and… Continue reading

Embroidery pattern collection

We’ve got all the embroidery patterns you could ever want in this collection. Hoops, interior and decorative projects, plus tips 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 subscribe to Mollie Makes. Check out our other collections… Continue reading

How to make a slogan hoop

We all need a bit of motivation, and now you can create your own with Junk & Glitter’s motivational embroidery hoop pattern. If you have a go at making Sophie’s hoop then take a picture and share it with us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Oh and remember to pick up a copy of 106 and… Continue reading