Gathered by Mollie Makes: issue 17 out now!

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Pep-up a pillow with appliqué, make a button bracelet, and mark those must-try projects with origami heart bookmarks with the latest issue of Gathered by Mollie Makes

Gathered by Mollie Makes, issue 11, on sale now!

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This week’s edition of Gathered by Mollie Makes includes printable Thank You cards, crochet envelopes and fabric-covered buttons!

Christmas gift guide: Best presents for under £5

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Taking part in Secret Santa this year? Check out our top picks for gifts on a budget

How to make a cardigan clip

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.

Thrifty Thursday: Salt and pepper pots

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What can you do with salt and pepper shakers? There’s only so many you can hide away in drawers and cupboards. Here’s how to upcycle them from practical workaday essentials into small objects of desire…

Moodboard Monday: Beautiful buttons

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It’s Moodboard Monday, and we are all about the best of buttons today. We know how much you love them too. You can’t have missed our button mannequins the other week, and now, just to keep you topped up and buttoned up, we’ve found the cutest button inspiration in pastel colours…

Buttons, buttons and more buttons

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If you have a fear of buttons, look away now. If you love buttons, rejoice… for they are finding their way into every corner of the high street. Imagine our delight at finding this sparkling button bedecked mannequin in one of our favourite High Street fashion stores…

Behind the scenes with Sew Over It

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If you’re pressed for time and you love crafts (of course you do!), there’s always something new to learn. So how about a class that comes to you? Lucky Londoners can now call on Sew Over It who will bring craft workshops to your office in your lunch hour. 
We featured Sew Over It in issue nine but we thought you might like to take a peep behind the scenes. Read on to see more photos, plus, we will reveal a rather cheeky and timely Valentine’s Day workshop…