Fashion DIY: How to make a belt

Weave a little magic into your outfit with our fashion DIY belt tutorial

Moodboard: Everyday 50s glamour

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Inspired by the beautiful Betty dolls on the cover of Mollie Makes issue 28, we’re dedicating this week’s moodboard to the fabulous 50s! 

How to tie a headscarf

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Learn how to tie a headscarf with this super-quick video tutorial

How to make DIY collar clips

Cardigan clip tutorial

Looking for a neat and stylish way to do up your cardi? Try a cardigan clip (some people call them collar clips!) to add vintage style and pretty panache. This week’s tutorial tuesday is unbelievably quick and easy. Over to Vicky from Vivid Please to show us how to make a cardigan clip.

Sewing pattern: How to make a pillowcase bag

Today’s Tutorial Tuesday brings you a beginner’s essential. It’s thrifty, it’s quick, and so useful around the home. Roslyn Russell from Sew Delicious has dropped by our blog today to share her tips on making a drawstring bag from a vintage pillowcase…

Video tutorial: How to make a book bag

How to make handmade bags from vintage books | Mollie Makes

How many of you have seen the fabric book covers in issue nine? Our vintage fabric covers help to keep your books looking gorgeous when you’re on the go. Well, we’re not ones to rest on our laurels so we’ve sourced another idea for you, and we’re sure you’ll like it. This time instead of covering up your book, you use the book to make a bag. Crafty, thrifty and downright ingenious, we say. We saw this on curbly and we had to share it with you… Read more to find out how to make this vintage book bag and to link to curbly’s video tutorial below.

Here’s what you need to get started…

DIY jewellery: How to make a thimble necklace

How super cute is this necklace made from a thimble and some colourful pins, it’s like a little mini sewing garden. Not only is it a great way to make a statement about your love of making but we don’t know about you but it really gets our creative juice flowing with ideas! The necklace has been designed by Laura over at The Wind and the Sail and we are really pleased she has let us share this tute with you. 

Click through to find out how to make the necklace!