How to knit a book cover

Mollie Makes knitted book cover pattern - Free knitting patterns

Wrap good reads and notebooks in our two-stitch, easy-knit book cover pattern by Julie Picard complete with a little pocket for highlighters or hooks. A sleeve for the bookish crafter!

DIY macrame garden chair

DIY macrame garden chair

Here’s a summer project you’ll definitely want to try your hand at – a macrame-wrapped chair by Alison Allen

How to jazz up a DIY backpack

How to jazz up a DIY backpack with Mollie Makes x Wool and the Gang

What happens when team Mollie get their mitts on a Wool and the Gang‘s Jackson DIY Backpack? It gets Mollie-fied! In this easy-to-follow tutorial, digital editor, Nina Camacho shows you how to put a pom (and tassels) on it. Here’s how…

Crochet pattern: Sunglasses case

Crochet pattern - DIY sunglasses case | Mollie Makes | step 7

Crochet new digs for your spectacles or sunglasses with our easy-peasy crochet pattern. This no-nonsense case only uses basic crochet stitches so it’s a quick, practical make that’s great for beginners and the perfect gift for him and her, too. Here’s how to make one… You will need: • Worsted weight yarn in two colours •… Continue reading

How to make a patchwork quilt: Ombré hexagon quilting pattern

Hexagon quilt sewing pattern

Get the full tutorial for this quilting pattern by our sister mag, Love Patchwork and Quilting. Chill out on the sofa with a cup of tea, then add a little embroidery, just like our super-cute collaboration with Brother! 

DIY doughtnut necklace

DIY doughtnut necklace - DIY clay jewellery by Mollie Makes

Happy National Doughnut Day to our US readers. Celebrate with our mini, sugar-free doughnut DIY. Use the techniques learnt in this tutorial to make a pendant like ours or design your own baker’s bling. Here’s how it’s done…

Sewing pattern: Father’s Day bow tie

How to sew a bow tie - Mollie Makes - Not just for Fathers Day

A Father’s Day gift for the perfect gentleman. Shauna and Stephen, the duo behind Forage, show us how to sew a bow tie for Father’s Day.

Spring flower ideas: May Day posies

May Day Posies - Spring Flower ideas _ molliemakes.com

Friday is May Day, which was once a grand party, but isn’t really observed these days. However, it’s such a lovely excuse to celebrate local flowers and the onset of summer that we’re all up for reviving it. The girls from Seeds and Stitches have a lovely DIY about how (and why!) you should make May… Continue reading

Galaxy nail art tutorial

Galaxy nail art tutorial | molliemakes.com

Go galactic on your nails with our 7-step nail art tutorial. You don’t need any nail art pens to recreate this look, just a make up wedge sponge and nail polish in the colours specified below – most of which you probably already own. Let’s begin… You will need: • Black nail polish • White nail polish • Blue nail… Continue reading

Video: How to cross stitch furniture

DIY: How to cross stitch furniture | Mollie Makes

Want to do something really fancy to your furniture? Gather your tapestry yarns and find the drill bits, this DIY’s just for you.