How to refashion a vintage bag

We love a bit of geek chic and this ol’ 70s vinyl handbag has got the style we love. It’s big and roomy and Sophie Appleby’s bag makeover has us dreaming up all sorts of possibilities… 

Cross stitch interiors

After all the oohs and ahhs over Eline Pellinkhof’s gorgeous painted rose mural in the current issue of Mollie Makes, it got us thinking, what other inspiration is out there for DIY cross stitch interiors? So, we’ve tracked down some inspiration. What about this cushion – so easy you could do it yourself…

How to make folk-style fabric hearts

A little bit Swiss chalet, a little bit ‘dia de los muertos’, and a little bit gingerbread cottage – we totally heart this folk style. For today’s Tutorial Tuesday, we’ve invited Hannah Kopacz from Made with Love by Hannah to share her unique style with you. Learn how to make these felt hearts with their cool ric rac flowers…

How to make homemade washi tape

Washi tape – the pretty fabric sticky stuff from Japan. We love and covet a collection of this pretty masking tape, but it’s not always available in the prints or colours you might want, so when we saw this super-easy tutorial from the girls at A Spoonful of Sugar, we asked them to share it with us…

Mollie Makes issue 11

Treasure the memories of childhood… Our latest issue is full of sugar and spice and all things mice, with a helping of nostalgic makes and dreams. Inside you’ll find seven projects to make, including our three kind mice, designed by Jenny Dixon – with a mousey giveaway on her blog. These tiny toys come complete with miniature knitted cardigan and teeny-weeny Liberty print dress.

Mollie Makes issue 11 templates

Your project templates for Mollie Makes issue 11 are ready to download

How to make a rubber stamp

We love the speed and ease of stamping as much as the next crafter, but what if you want to make something totally hand-made and unique. Well, the answer is, design your own rubber stamp. Here Yi Farn of Cotton Candy shows us how to make a rubber stamp from an eraser in a step-by-step guide… 

How to make fabric fortune cookies

As the Chinese Year of the Dragon enters, how about this for a quick and fun tutorial? These tiny fabric fortune cookies are perfect for secret messages, love notes, good luck tokens or just for fun… A great addition to children’s lunch boxes on birthdays too, the list is endless. We’ve invited Liz Havartine from Lady Havartine blog to share her fabric fortune cookie tutorial with you… Over to Liz…

Moodboard Monday: Chinese New Year

Today marks the first day of celebrations for the Chinese New Year. And why would Mollie Makes want to miss out? We’ve found beautiful crafty things inspired by the Orient. Read more to find out how to bring Far Eastern charm to your projects as the Year of the Dragon begins…