Mollie Makes issue 11 templates

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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…

Crochet wristwarmers

Issue ten is out tomorrow, and judging by lots of lovely tweets, our cover project has really captured your hearts. The crochet wristwarmers are designed by Monika Siwak, from Poland. To get the perfect look for Mollie Makes, Monika hand-dyed Cordonet 50 yarn to create her ideal colour combination. We’ve since discovered that ticket 50 cotton is only available in limited colours in the UK, so we’ve asked Rosee Woodland who works on The Knitter magazine to give us her tips on alternative yarns to fit the bill…

Video tutorial: How to make a book bag

How to make handmade bags from vintage books | Mollie Makes

How many of you have seen the fabric book covers in issue nine? Our vintage fabric covers help to keep your books looking gorgeous when you’re on the go. Well, we’re not ones to rest on our laurels so we’ve sourced another idea for you, and we’re sure you’ll like it. This time instead of covering up your book, you use the book to make a bag. Crafty, thrifty and downright ingenious, we say. We saw this on curbly and we had to share it with you… Read more to find out how to make this vintage book bag and to link to curbly’s video tutorial below.

Here’s what you need to get started…

Moodboard Monday: Watching the clock

The countdown starts here… Mollie Makes issue ten will be on the newsstands this Thursday. Hurrah! Oh, what’s that, you can’t wait that long? You’re in luck… We can help the week fly by with our timely selection of clocks. Read more for details on the makers and stockists…

Mollie Makes issue 10 templates

Your project templates for Mollie Makes issue 10 are ready to download

How to make tiny notebooks

Tiny scraps of paper can be transformed into mini notebooks, which are perfect to pop in your purse. We all have to own up the fact that we’ve collected piles of paper which are too special for wrapping presents, but we knew would come in handy one day. Try making these diddy notebooks, designed by Amy Karol, author of Break the Rules Sewing. Click over the page to find out more…