Buyer’s guide: 3 places to buy wooden beads

Struggling to hunt down that illusive perfect bead? In Mollie Makes 65 we show you a nifty way to design and make your own gems! Go for a fun rainbow palette or keep things subtle with muted and pastel shades. To really mix things up, add contrasting pendants and other beads for an interesting take… Continue reading

DIY tattoo: floral temporary tattoo

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Get the ink without the ouch in our super-easy DIY tattoo tutorial. 

Event: Bath in Fashion 2016

Bath in Fashion returns on April 18–24 to celebrate the best of British fashion. Take a look inside the programme packed with creative workshops, talks and catwalks. Can’t wait, see you there!

How to make an embellished lace collar necklace

Jazz up a plain t-shirt or dress with this gorgeous embellished collar by Charlotte Smith of Lotts and Lots. It’ll work really well with anything high-necked, and the neon beads contrast nicely with the delicate lace. We sourced the collar from eBay, and you could also try hunting for a vintage one on Etsy or… Continue reading

10 Vietnamese textile tribes you should know about

Forget about the couture designers of Paris and take a look at the originators of individuality in South East Asia. Here are the 10 Vietnamese textile tribes you should know about.

Infinity symbol jewellery crochet pattern

Crochet forever! Show your commitment to crochet by hooking up infinity symbol jewellery for you and your crafty friends. Better yet, plan a craft night in, share a link to this free crochet pattern and hook it up together. Let’s begin…

Four bra patterns we love

We’ve never attempted making bras. We can tick off knickers (The Makery do a lovely knickers kit if you’re looking to make some) but bralettes haven’t really been on the list of things to sew. Is this the same for you? That’s about to change because not only do these lingerie patterns look fairly simple… Continue reading

How to jazz up a DIY backpack

What happens when team Mollie get their mitts on a Wool and the Gang‘s Jackson DIY Backpack? It gets Mollie-fied! In this easy-to-follow tutorial, digital editor, Nina Camacho shows you how to put a pom (and tassels) on it. Here’s how…

Sewing pattern: Father’s Day bow tie

How to sew a bow tie - Mollie Makes - Not just for Fathers Day

A Father’s Day gift for the perfect gentleman. Shauna and Stephen, the duo behind Forage, show us how to sew a bow tie for Father’s Day.

Sewing pattern: How to make fabric flowers

Lana of Lana Red Studio shows you how to brighten up a neckline with a cluster of handmade fabric flowers. Read on to learn how.