How to make pebble magnets

How to make pebble magnets

Hold on to sunny summer memories with Caroline South’s idea for transforming coastal keepsakes.

Create colourful napkins with natural dye

Create colourful napkins using natural dye

Hand dye napkins with a home-grown colour palette – Caroline South shows us how. Follow her basic guide, then experiment with different dye materials to create a set of inexpensive, eco-friendly linen.

Sewing hack: upcycle a scarf into a kimono

Lana Red's kimono tutorial

Kimonos are pretty much a wardrobe essential – whether you’re wearing them on the beach, over jeans, or with a simple tee, they liven up any outfit. And you can make them from easy-to-source scarves in mere minutes with this simple tutorial from Lana Red.  

Create a pretty vintage bicycle planter with Rust-Oleum*

Have you discovered the gorgeous Make It Yours mini-mag free from Rust-Oleum inside issue 82 of Mollie Makes? It’s packed with inspirational summer upcycling projects to give your home and garden a fresh new look. Top of our list to try is this fun bicycle planter – the ideal way to revamp that old bicycle rusting away in… Continue reading

Sewing hack: how to make an upcycled beach bag

Get ready for the holidays by transforming last year’s scarf into this year’s beach bag – Tasha Chapman shows us how.

How to embroider a pair of mini cacti

Experiment with making miniature stitched works of art with these cacti hoop designs by Sonia Lyne of Dandelyne. Find the full embroidery pattern below…

How to make dapper printed hankies

Fan of the dapper gent look? These printed hankies will sprinkle a dash of old-school charm over dads, boyfriends and brothers. They’re so easy, you may want to keep a few for yourself, too. Let’s get stamping…

DIY jewellery: How to make a pom pom necklace

Discover the three-dimensional possibilities of felt with a Japanese lantern-inspired necklace design by Yoko Minemura Vega…

Slow stitching: How to make a denim patchwork quilt

Hand-quilter Maura Grace Ambrose of Folk Fibers designs us a denim patchwork quilt so we never have to say goodbye to our fave jeans.

Giant donut crochet pattern

Go jumbo with our GIANT donut crochet pattern by Paula Risanto. This magnificent ring of two-toned goodness will put your ripple stitch cushions to shame. If you’re au fait with whipping up stacks of granny squares then this pattern will be a piece of cake! With only two crochet stitches to master (double crochet and slip stitch) beginners can… Continue reading