Mollie’s 12 days of makes: Day 2 Anna Alicia’s apron set

Advent calendar day 2

Day 2 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes is now over. If you missed out, subscribe to our newsletter you’ll be able to re-download all the patterns for one last time! Sign up through the box on the right-hand sidebar or at the bottom of the page. It’s day two of our advent calendar of makes and today we’re… Continue reading

Mollie’s 12 days of makes – Day 1 Christine Leech’s pom pom wreath

Day 1 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes is now over. If you missed out, subscribe to our newsletter you’ll be able to re-download all the patterns for one last time! Sign up through the box on the right-hand sidebar or at the bottom of the page. It’s day one of the Mollie advent calendar and we’ve… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas: 3 ways to jazz up your Christmas wrapping

Becki Clarke's 3 way printing Christmas wrapping paper

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it before, a handmade Christmas is the best kind of Christmas. The handmade touches don’t have to stop at presents though – for a more thoughtful touch, why not try making your own wrapping paper? The lovely Becki Clark shows you three different ways to jazz up your… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas: The top 6 crafting tools

Magnetic Beech Block by Beyond Measure

*This post is sponsored by Beyond Measure  Christmas time is about crafting. Whether you’re making gifts, prepping decorations or looking for a present for your crafty pals, there’s no denying we all get our make on during the festive period. So let’s go back to the basics of what you need to make all these… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – 6 kids’ Christmas Eve box ideas

Mollie Makes 6 Christmas Eve Boxes

Christmas Eve boxes are one of those things that make Christmas extra special but they can be pricey. We’re all about making Christmas affordable, plus the DIY approach is not only more thoughtful, but can also save you a few pennies. Wrapping an old shoebox in some Christmassy paper (we’ve got a whole bunch in issue… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – Getting the table ready

Becki Clarke's Tablescape from Mollie Makes issue 99

We’re back with another prepping for Christmas blog post and this one’s all about the dinner table. It’s a chance for you to show off your creative skills and impress guests with some Christmas magic. We’ve collected a bunch of tutorials for you to try so you can make this year a truly handmade Christmas. Check… Continue reading

Brilliant baubles DIY

Hobbycraft Bauble ornament hanging DIY

This year, Hobbycraft is inviting us to inject a pop of brilliant colour into our family festivities with this wonderfully fun and bright bauble chandelier – it will add a festive touch to any home, and is guaranteed to cheer up even the gloomiest of winter days. All you need to get started is a… Continue reading

Get Thready for Mind’s Christmas Crafternoon

Mind's Crafternoon

Here at Mollie Makes, mental health is a topic close to our hearts and we believe that crafting can help. In fact, we recently wrote a blog post on it (you can read it here). We’re so pleased that the charity Mind is holding a Crafternoon! What’s Mind’s Crafternoon all about? This Christmas, Mind’s Crafternoon… Continue reading

Hashtags to find handmade gifts

Shop small and independent this Christmas, with hashtags to help you find designer-makers and get in the festive spirit.

Rockin’ Christmas printable

Wishing all our readers a very merry Christmas! Enjoy a free printable by Becki Clark.