Wear your DIY necklace for Breast Cancer Awareness month

Bust out the pink wardrobe, ladies and gents! This October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Care wants the crafting community to raise funds by dressing in their pink, handmade creations on Fridays. Material World author and Mollie Makes contributor, Perri Lewis has created an exclusive embroidered necklace so you can add a… Continue reading

Duplicate stitch: How to embroider patterns on knitwear

Swiss darning - Duplicate stitch heart elbow patches by One Sheepish Girl

Learn how to duplicate stitch with Jessica Joy’s video tutorial and spruce up last year’s snug-as-a-bug knitwear There’s a nip in the air which means it’s time for our yearly ritual of digging out forgotten cardies and fingerless gloves. But fear not, lovelies, we’re here to turn your thoughts to duplicate stitches (or Swiss darning). Will… Continue reading

How to crochet rainbow shoe laces for the #RainbowLaces campaign

Whip up a pair of crochet rainbow shoe laces and show your support for the Rainbow Laces campaign – challenging homophobia in football. The movement (backed by the charity Stonewall, Paddy Power, Metro and the Premier League) kicks off this weekend as footballers across England sport rainbow-coloured laces as part of their second annual anti-homophobia… Continue reading

Video: How to crochet: Tapestry crochet technique

Learn how create projects with interesting patterns and textures using the tapestry crochet technique taught in this video tutorial

Top 12 cool, custom and DIY hats

Keep your noggin toasty with these cool, custom and handmade hats. Find everything from cosy knitted hats to fancy berets in our fab titfer checklist…

The Crush Catalogue: Cherries

Inspired by the free crochet cherries kit included in Mollie Makes 43, we cherry-pick kitsch accessories from designer-makers on Etsy and Not On The High Street

Free sewing pattern: How to make a kimono

Learn how to make a kimono and dress up your jeans with Leanne Garrity’s exclusive ombre cover-up tutorial

How to wear a 90s-style DIY backpack

There’s no escaping the return of 90s trends right now – the high street is packed with crop tops and overalls. Being children of the 80s, Team Mollie Makes are right at home. Our DIY backpack project in issue 42 – a floral take on a grunge staple – is a subtle way to nod to fashion… Continue reading

How to make watercolour lace statement necklaces

Get revamped Victoriana style with one of Jeska Hearne’s antique lace statement necklaces, updated with splashes of aqua and jewels aplenty

Revamp summer tees with fabric pockets

Pump new life into an old, plain tee with a funky pocket. It’s easy to do and a great way to rejuvenate your wardrobe.