Wool week

wool week 2012 mollie makes

It’s National Wool Week! So, to celebrate this, we’ve rustled up an extra-cosy moodboard to feast your eyes upon

Fabric Friday: Stripes

Fabric Friday Stripes

Stripes are a timeless design: never out of fashion, though rarely praised. This Fabric Friday pays homage to the rules of marvel. Thank you stripes – both horizontal and vertical.

Gathered By Mollie Makes templates: issue 1

Your project templates for Gathered by Mollie Makes issue 1 are ready to download

How to make Liberty fabric leaves

Libery Leaf Tutorial

If you’ve seen the latest issue of Mollie Makes, you’ll know we’re in love with leaves. Learn how to make some of the fabric variety with this free project. Jenny Dixon’s Liberty leaves are adorable. Not only are they great for using up fabric scraps, they make a great bed for the Mollie Makes hedgehog!… Continue reading

Our month in pictures, October 2012

Month in pictures

Wherever the Mollie Makes team goes, bunting and cake will follow. This month we visited more events, bought several fawn ornaments and someone in the office has developed a Dr Martens addiction.   [From left to right, starting in the top-left corner] Letterpress type at Presstival, Whittington. Soaking the sun beside a dreamy pool in… Continue reading

Moodboard Monday: Leaves

How much do we want to go kicking about in the leaves, apple scrumping and wearing this gorgeous vintage dress with a pair of wellies? A lot. That’s what. Autumn is definitely on its way in, and we are loving leaves and warm glowing autumn colours. Here’s our pick of the leafy bunch…

Fabric Friday: Autumn

We know it’s autumn when all we want to do is get logs on a fire, snuggle under a blanket and settle in for the night… in the day time, if the sun comes out, you might find us venturing out on a forest foraging sesh, but otherwise you’ll find us holed up with autumn fabrics making beautiful things… Today’s fabric faves are inspired by autumn walks…

How to make DIY collar clips

Cardigan clip tutorial

Looking for a neat and stylish way to do up your cardi? Try a cardigan clip (some people call them collar clips!) to add vintage style and pretty panache. This week’s tutorial tuesday is unbelievably quick and easy. Over to Vicky from Vivid Please to show us how to make a cardigan clip.

Mollie Makes meets: Julie and The Knits

Come with us and have a chat with Julie Picard, the French-born Geordieland-based lass behind Julie and The Knits, home of quirky and sweet knitted accessories… Julie, lives in the north-east of England, works full time in social media for a big company, and spends most of her free time knitting with her dog sleeping in her lap. Meet the lady behind the cutest knits…

Free sewing pattern: 20 minute tote bag tutorial

Learn how to make a quick and easy tote bag with our super-easy DIY guide. Get stuck in to your fabric stash and choose your favourite print for some brand new arm candy.  Believe it or not, this no-nonsense bag tutorial from The Purl Bee promises a brand new tote bag in under half an hour. How speedy, and not to mention brilliant, is that? Read on for how to make it…