Slow stitching: How to make a denim patchwork quilt

Hand-quilter Maura Grace Ambrose of Folk Fibers designs us a denim patchwork quilt so we never have to say goodbye to our fave jeans.

Mollie’s 12 days of makes: Day 10 Charlotte Smith’s jewellery set

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Day 10 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. Day 10 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes and it’s all nearly over!… Continue reading

NEW Mollie Makes Embroidery

Packed with embroidery projects and ideas for your home, your wardrobe and the little ones in your life. Look inside the new Mollie Makes Embroidery magazine…

Mollie Makes 80

Inside this issue: hook a trio of tropical crochet birds, hack his shirt to make an off-the-shoulder Bardot blouse, screen print punchy tea towels, weave a drinks tray with raffia and more. See what else is in this issue…

How to stitch a Valentine’s Day blouse

This easy doodling idea can be cutomised however you like – add loops or other simple motifs or switch up colours to your taste. A small, neat backstitch works best for a minimal look such as this. Need an embroidery refresher? Take a peek at our Library of Embroidery Stitches.

DIY scalloped necklace

Stitch up a pretty fabric necklace following this simple six-step tutorial. We’ve officially found a way to take our must-have fabrics everywhere with us!

DIY jewellery: How to make gemstone earrings*

Craft a matching pair of mint earrings with gemstone briolette beads using just a handful of materials and tools. We’ve teamed up with jewellery supplies company, Kernowcraft to bring you this DIY for beginners. In it you’ll learn a basic wire wrapping technique used in a whole variety of handmade jewellery. Ready to fashion your own accessories? Get started… You will need: •… Continue reading

5 things you’ll need to throw a 90s do

Encountering forgotten fashion friends on the high street at the moment? Yes, 80s babies, there goes the braided plastic choker, your band t-shirt, glitter hair and baggy trousers. *Waves hello.* All that’s missing are butterfly hair accessories – them were the days! If like us, you’re not embarrassed to yell, “I had one of those as a… Continue reading

4 DIY friendship bracelets

Use your stash of embroidery threads to make a stack of friendship bracelets using these four easy-to-follow tutorials. When you’re done, share them with your friends or use it to refashion last year’s sandals (see Mollie Makes 69 for the how-to).

DIY jewellery: Scalloped felt necklace

Use the felt from your craft stash or the goodies provided in your free pom pom necklace kit in Mollie Makes 69 (out on Thursday, 21 July) to make this abstract felt scalloped necklace…