5 must-make children’s clothing patterns

Children's clothing patterns by Makerist

This blog post is sponsored by Makerist.com  The Great British Sewing Bee is on the TV and our Tilly and the Button sewing pattern is issue 104’s gift, so you can tell we’re truly on the sewing hype for this spring. But once you’ve sewn yourself a new spring wardrobe it’s time to focus on some clothes for your own… Continue reading

How to make a felt doll family

Free tutorial to make a felt doll family

Stuck for present ideas this Father’s Day? Why not make your pa mini felt versions of the whole clan? Louise Kelly shows you how.

Mollie Makes Mama – order your copy!

Mollie Makes Mama - out now!

Mollie Makes Mama is out now and it’s packed with creative makes for the littlest members of your family. Craft toys, décor and clothes they’ll love!

How to make leather baby boots

How to make leather baby shoes - finished shoes

Create your own adorable leather lace-up baby boots to treasure for years – Karolina Radomska-Nishii shows us how.

6 quick and easy Halloween costumes for kids

How are you getting on with those costume orders? Boy, do their imaginations put our craft skills to the test – they’re worth it! Plus, with all the wonderful DIY costumes available online there’s very little kids can request that we won’t find on Pinterest for free. While researching the cutest Halloween costumes for kids we came across two… Continue reading

Crafts for kids: Craft ideas for toddlers to tweens

As Mollie contrib, Olivia Gordon notes in Mollie Makes 64 that crafting with children can often be rather dramatic! Aside from making sure paint stays on the paper (instead of the walls, the carpet, or in little mouths), crafting with younguns can sometimes feel like herding cats. Someone usually ends up in tears (and more often than… Continue reading

Summer holiday: Rainy day crafts for kids

The summer holidays are still a thing, but rainclouds are keeping everyone inside and the kids are getting antsy. These fun crafts for kids are great ways to keep little ones occupied when the weather’s not so hot.

Summer holiday: On the move crafts for kids

Whether it’s planes, trains or automobiles, keeping kids happy on long journeys is never easy. But with a little cut, stick n’ stitch, these DIY travel toys will help keep the little ones entertained this summer, from Totnes or Torremolinos.

Summer holiday: Garden crafts for kids

Sunny summer days are made for heading into the garden and getting creative with the kids. These cheap and cheerful DIY ideas from around the web are fun for little ones (and grown ups!) to try – no matter what the weather has in store.

Win sewing patterns for kids from Paris Sew Social

The Paris Sew Social group is hosting a giant sewing pattern giveaway and tell us what it’s like meeting online friends in Paris for a crafty get-together