Amigurumi Advent: Sausage Dog (Day 4)

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Download the mini amigurumi sausage dog pattern today! There’s just 24 hours to download this pattern from day 4 of the Mollie Makes Amigurumi Advent calendar.

Amigurumi Advent: Gingerbread Man (Day 3)

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Download the mini amigurumi gingerbread man pattern today! There’s just 24 hours to download this pattern from day 3 of the Mollie Makes Amigurumi Advent calendar.

Mollie Makes meets Clare Gage

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Ceramicist Clare Gage combines her love of textiles and porcelain to create unique pottery pieces

Amigurumi Advent: Pear (Day 2)

Amigurumi Advent: Pear (Day 2)

Just 24 hours to download the mini amigurumi pear pattern: day 2 of the Mollie Makes Amigurumi Advent calendar.

Kitsch Christmas decorations*

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Eek! It’s the first of December and officially OK to play cheesy Christmas songs and decorate the tree in vintage decorations. So, in celebration of all things kitsch this Christmas we’re featuring five shops who do kitschy things for Christmas. Find the quirkiest Christmas decorations and more in these stores… Liv & Dom Liv & Dom… Continue reading

Amigurumi Advent: Christmas Tree (Day 1)

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It’s the first day of advent here at Mollie HQ and our amigurumi adventure begins with the release of this mini crochet Christmas tree! Remember this pattern will be available for 24 hours only so download the printable if you want to make it later. Big thanks to Liz Ward for hooking up such mini wonders…. Continue reading

Amigurumi Advent: 12 mini amigurumi patterns

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It’s advent, Mollie style! From 1-12 December, we’ll begin the Christmas countdown with an amigurumi advent featuring 12 miniature Christmassy (and not-so Christmassy) characters by Liz Ward. These amigurumi cuties are no bigger than your thumb – each fitting comfortably in a standard matchbox or small gift box so you can build your own advent… Continue reading

Embroidery designs: mini Santa hoop art

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Find the free embroidery designs for these friendly-faced Santas below. Stitch a few onto cotton then transform them into mini hoop necklaces, brooches or tree ornaments. Here’s how…

WIN £200 to spend at Gudrun Sjödén!*

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Win a £200 voucher to spend on gorgeous colourful winter goodies from Gudrun Sjödén. Of course you could use your prize to tick a few names off the Christmas gift list, but have you seen their collection? From vibrant homewares to dresses, jumpers and leggings you can layer to your heart’s content, find bright things… Continue reading

Support handmade businesses and craft sellers this weekend

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Here at Mollie Makes we pride ourselves on being champions of small businesses and supporting designer-makers. We do this by featuring them in our magazine and here on the blog (here’s why). The run up to Christmas is a particularly important time for us to spotlight craft sellers because