Easter bunny jars tutorial

Easter bunny jars DIY

These bunny jars by Hobbycraft aren’t just adorable, they’re also ideal for storing all the chocolate eggs and sweets that will inevitably fill your kitchen cupboards come Easter. Plus, they’re a unique way to bring spring to life in your home, and lots of fun to make. You could even take things a step further… Continue reading

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Doughnut pincushion Mollie Makes

If you’ve been lucky enough to pick up a bumper pack of Mollie then you’ll be itching to get started on your new gifts. Our crochet doughnut pin cushion from issue 96 and crochet mandala from 92 are both up for grabs, along with a copy of our latest issue. You can pick up your bumper pack… Continue reading

Ten Tips to start sewing with Charlotte Newland

Charlotte Newland (Credit: @charlottesews)

The Great British Sewing Bee winner Charlotte Newland gives her expert advice to sewists who are just starting out…

The sustainability series: 7 eco crafts for kids

kids in forest

We all know that looking after our planet and living a more sustainable lifestyle is a top priority, but how do we get the younger generation involved? Well, we’re big believers in play, and of course craft, so why not teach kids about the planet by crafting with natural and recycled materials? Here are 7 eco crafts for… 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

Create colourful napkins with natural dye

Create colourful napkins using natural dye

The fab Caroline South shows us how you can make your own DIY napkins. And the best part? They’re naturally dyed using a home-grown colour palette. Follow her basic guide, then experiment with different dye materials to create a set of inexpensive, eco-friendly linen. Check out our other blog posts in our eco series below and… 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

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

Palentine’s Day embroidered banner DIY

Embroidered Banner tutorial

Since it’s the week of love we thought we’d share another DIY with you (check out Becki Clark’s truffle and wrap tutorial here).  Mollie Makes ambassador and embroidery legend Mollie Johanson shared this positive little banner with us to remind you that you are loved! Make it as cute Valentine’s Day décor, craft it for a pal… Continue reading