How to embroider a pair of mini cacti

Experiment with making miniature stitched works of art with these cacti hoop designs by Sonia Lyne of Dandelyne. Find the full embroidery pattern below…

Mollie Makes meets Geo Fleur

Sophie Lee Geo Fleur

Geo-fleur’s Sophie Lee on how crowdfunding helped grow her botanical business and why cacti are cool.

Mollie Makes issue 68, out now!

Take a peek inside the Summer Brights issue! We’ve filled Mollie Makes 68 with projects and features to awaken your creative side. This month, knot an ombré macramé garland, hook our mermaid and friends cover project (#teamnarwhal) or admire the home of RICE founder, Charlotte Guéniau. Lots more besides, dive in…

Mollie Makes issue 65

Mollie Makes 65, the one with the easy-sew Spring wreath, comes prettied in blooms and packed with DIY and craft projects to try. What’s more, with this issue you’ll get 3 free gifts! Find 8 pull-out papers by Sophie Gibbons, a pack of ready-cut fabric squares and a book with 5 sewing patterns by The… Continue reading

Follow Friday: Finest Imaginary

Long time succulent fan, Kim Lawler of Finest Imaginary brings crafty folk, botanists, and accidental plant killers wearable terrariums designed and hand-assembled in Yorkshire. There’s something quite special about a little house for plants that you can keep on your person, isn’t there? 

The Handmade Fair pick of the week: Geo Fleur

The Handmade Christmas Fair is just a month away and we’re excited to introduce you to one of Kirstie Allsopp’s summer fair favourites, geo-fleur. We catch up with founder Sophie today to find out more about what a typical day at geo-fleur looks like, her inspiration and how being made redundant doesn’t have to be scary.