Giant doughnut crochet pattern

Go jumbo with our GIANT doughnut crochet pattern by Paula Risanto. This magnificent ring of two-toned goodness will put your ripple stitch cushions to shame. If you’re au fait with whipping up stacks of granny squares then this big doughnut pattern will be a piece of cake! With only two crochet stitches to master (double crochet and slip stitch),… Continue reading

Five Fab Personalised Projects

Xpres craft products

*This blog post is sponsored by Xpres Craft Transfer vinyl is perfect for making things look cool and super pretty. It’s awesome for personalisation and we absolutely love it! Heat transfer vinyl is amazing for giving clothing, bags, cushions or anything else made from fabric, a makeover! While self-adhesive vinyl is excellent for hard substrate’s,… Continue reading

Your new August wallpaper

Jenna Roberts august background

It’s a new month which means it’s time for new wallpaper. For August and issue 109 the ever so talented Molly Egan has designed eight amazing retro patterns and papers. We’re honoured to have Molly’s work in issue 109 and to be added to her impressive collection of clients which include Disney, Samsung, Facebook. There’s also a special tutorial in issue 109 by Sarah… Continue reading

Issue 109 is now on sale!

Mollie Makes issue 109

We’ve made it to the summer holidays, makers! We’ve got a brand new issue of Mollie to accompany you on your travels or on your sunny evenings. This issue is our Community issue and is full of incredible designer-maker collabs, features about the importance of finding your tribe, and ways for you to continuing supporting small and supporting… Continue reading

Download 109’s templates here!

Mollie Makes issue 109 cover

Issue 109 is on sale and it’s our official Community issue. We’re lucky enough to have a huge community of #molliemakers and we wanted to bring you a bunch of projects that you can work on together, for one another or for a good cause. But to do that you’ll need to download 109’s templates… Continue reading

Meet your new BFFs (Best Felt Friends!)

What a curly life

Our Insta feed’s become a whole lot cuter since we started following Anabella Cahwje’s What a Curly Life. We knew as soon as we saw her work we just HAD to have her design a little friend for you to make. Issue 99 saw her little Christmas pals on the front cover and now she’s back in… Continue reading

The Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019 winners!

mollie makes handmade awards judges and winners

The Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2019 were bigger and better than ever. It was amazing to see so many talented designer-makers in one room, sharing their expertise and celebrating their creativity! We had inspiring guest speakers such as Leona from Indie Roller, Katie Jones, Lauren Aston Designs and Kalkidan Legasse from Wowsancho, and a gorgeous painted backdrop by Emotional Waterfall. Plus,… Continue reading

Free granny square pattern for National Granny Square Day!

granny square pattern by Simply Crochet

To celebrate the countdown to National Granny Square Day our pals at Simply Crochet have given you this lovely granny square pattern. They’ll be giving away loads of freebies in the lead up to the big day (15th August) so make sure you check out their Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to keep updated. Oh, and keep your… Continue reading

Screen printing at home – DIY frames

Screen printing at home embroidery hoop

Screen printing is a craft that we know and love well. We’ve seen professionals use it to beautiful effect and we think it’s time you had a go yourself! Which is why we’re presenting you with our own a mini ‘screen printing at home’ series just for you. First up in our screen printing guide is frames. If… Continue reading

Tunisian crochet and cross stitch clutch tutorial

Tunisian crochet clutch tutorial

Inject some vibrancy into your outfits with these statement clutches. The basic pouch is created using Tunisian crochet which is a technique that combines knitting and crochet. The key difference between Tunisian crochet and normal crochet is that you keep more stitches on your crochet hook, just like you do in knitting. Our pals over at… Continue reading