Paper gem printables

Our friends over at BerinMade have kindly given us this special paper gem printable to share with Mollie Makes readers. All you need to make these festive decorations is a printer, thick paper, a hole punch, glue, stickers and twine. Use them to deck the halls or your tree!

Kitsch Christmas decorations*

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

NEW Mollie Makes Christmas 3

Introducing the new Mollie Makes Christmas with over 110 festive projects and ideas that’ll inspire you to gift and style the season the handmade way.

Mollie Makes issue 72, out now!

It’s the calendar issue, and it’s a good ‘un! In this issue, learn how to make a kitsch Christmas pom pom wreath, knit a polar bear, fold origami baubles, embroider a festive jumper and lots more. Look inside…

Retro bauble Christmas decorations

Bought your copy of Mollie Makes 71 in Australia? Begin the countdown to festive traditions and treasured decorations with our easy-stitch retro bauble decoration tutorial. Samantha Stas shows you how…

How to make felt pinecones decorations for Christmas

Hang Suzonne Stirling’s felted beauties from a tree or shelf, or gather them in pretty bowls

How to make a felt ruffle door wreath

Give the welcoming door wreath, that traditional festive decoration, a bright, modern look. The ruffles are easily made from folded circles of felt pinned in place on a polystyrene base, and then decorated with a machine-stitched mistletoe embellishment. Easy to make ribbon bows add a luxurious touch.

How to make needle-felted Christmas trees

Make a trio of mini needle-felted Christmas trees by Gretel Parker, complete with teeny baubles and tiny tinsel, as this year’s festive table centrepiece…

How to get the vintage look (part 10): Table

The family has gathered, the presents have been opened and the turkey is perfect… it’s time to relax. Enjoy all your hard work with a Christmas dinner to remember – set out on a vintage-style table of course.

How to make fabric origami pine cones

Turn fabric scraps into Christmas decorations with a Japanese twist. This version of the woody fruit takes a little while longer to make than the free pine cones Christmas decorations kit in Mollie Makes 60, but they’re well worth the make. Craft the origami pine cone beauties using silk organza or raid your stash to find other festive fabrics. For pine… Continue reading