Slow crafts to teach you patience

When the pace and stresses of life get too much there’s nothing like taking some time out to make to clear your head and refocus your energy. The slow craft movement celebrates projects from sewing to woodwork. Traditional techniques you can get lost in for hours. We’ve rounded up five ‘slow crafts’ that will teach you… Continue reading

DIY jewellery: Cross stitch wooden pendant

Show off your stitches with this exclusive wooden pendant or brooch – plus 18 different design ideas!

How to make a pretty rose wall hanging

Coveting all things shabby chic? Here’s a cross stitch favourite from the Mollie archives you’ll love. Find the full how-to guide for making our pretty cross stitch rose wall hanging by Eline Pellinkhof. Know someone who’s holding on to the odd piece of Aida, ribbon and fabric scraps? Share this tutorial! Don’t forget to share your… Continue reading

Mother’s Day gifts: Best Mum cross stitch pattern

Not long until we celebrate the lady-mamas in our lives! Shower them with handmade Mother’s Day gifts like our sweet cross stitch ‘Best Mum’ pattern designed by Caterpillar Cross Stitch.

DIY cross stitch furniture

Get out the power tools – we’re taking cross stitch to the next level with Audrey Smit’s chunky industrial stitched stool

Mollie Makes issue 57

Host a handmade get-together with the pretty in pink summer edition of Mollie Makes. Find a quick-knit footstool project, metallic bag sewing pattern, cute amigurumi dinosaur crochet pattern, plus 17 other fresh makes in Mollie Makes 57. What’s more, this issue comes with two free gifts! Get 8 summer garden themed pull-out papers by Wendy Kendall… Continue reading

Video: How to cross stitch furniture

DIY: How to cross stitch furniture | Mollie Makes

Want to do something really fancy to your furniture? Gather your tapestry yarns and find the drill bits, this DIY’s just for you.

Vote for us to win the Out There Interiors Pimp My French challenge

Planning, sanding, spraying, painting, stitching and pom-ing – this is what a mash-up looks like…

Mollie Makes issue 51

A look inside the spring issue featuring crochet flowers, embellished detachable collars, trendy DIY wall decals and seasonal makes like our felt and fabric bunny plushie. Here’s where to get it… This month in Mollie Makes issue 51 we bring you a fresh batch of spring projects. If you’ve recently learnt how to crochet, practice your… Continue reading

Embroidery patterns: firework hoop art

Fireworks embroidery pattern design

Forget firecrackers, whip up your own fireworks display with our free embroidery design by Mollie Johanson