How to make fabric-covered buttons

Craft a mini robot and a fabric-covered button with this free cross-stitch chart and tutorial

Mollie Makes issue 16 templates

Simply click on our lovely cover image to access the templates for issue 16’s projects

How to make an envelope clutch bag

Clutch bags are great: they pretty up any outfit while safely housing your essentials inside. Learn how to make your own with the help of Vivid Please…

How to make a noticeboard

Clickety-clack, clickety-clack… we’ve got a memo coming in. Yep, it says that vintage typewriters are amazing and you should ’stitch one on a memo board for your studio space at work or home. Who are we to argue, eh?

Five DIY projects for leftover wrapping paper

Let’s face it: gift wrap scraps are everywhere. Look in a drawer or shoebox under the bed and you’re sure to find a piece too beautiful to throw away or too small (or awkwardly shaped) to actually wrap something in. Here are five thrifty ways to use it up…

Event: Vintage Vogue apron workshop

Bring a touch of glamour to your kitchen by creating your very own pinny at The Sewing Shop

Event: Craft Shop Mingle

If you’re near Clapham tomorrow evening, you may want to take a wander down to The Papered Parlour for an evening of crafting and shopping. Organised by {papermash}, home of beautiful printed paper products from independent designers, there will be plenty of products on offer and discounts a-plenty.

Handcrafted heaven!

We’re extra excited for the weekend this Friday, because tomorrow there’s going to be a great Studio Sale on at Bayford Street, East London. The event will be packed with designer makers including A Alicia, Hazel Stark, Nous Vous and many more. It’s a great chance to browse lots of handmade talent in one place, and the perfect way to kick off the weekend!


How to make a crochet coat hanger cover

When you can crochet, there’s really no excuse for tatty coat hangers, when you can tart them up with a few simple stitches. These crochet hanger covers look great on display, and they protect delicate clothing. No snags on vintage blouses, and shoulders will keep their shape better too, so they’re practical as well as incredibly pretty. We’ve invited Kath Eastoe from Inverleith to share her free crochet pattern with you…

Mollie Makes issue 15

A magical mix of home inspiration this month, as we visit the crafty spaces and places of our dreams. We step into the cute and kooky Berlin apartment of Enie van de Meiklokjes. Back in the UK, take a peep at Somerset-based designer Jenny Arnott’s wonderful craft space. And be inspired by New Zealander Cassandra Ellis’ crafty Victorian home. Weave a little fairytale fantasy into your life with our seven beautiful makes. Sew Manda McGrory’s Princess and the Pea doll, or make a magical sequin collar.