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

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

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…

DIY doughtnut necklace

Happy National Doughnut Day to our US readers. Celebrate with our mini, sugar-free doughnut DIY. Use the techniques learnt in this tutorial to make a pendant like ours or design your own baker’s bling. Here’s how it’s done…

Mollie Makes takeover guest: Seeds & Stitches

Hannah and Davina of Seeds and Stitches

Seeds and Stitches joins Mollie Makes for an Instagram and Pinterest takeover, 20 – 23 February The best way to get to know the makers we love is to see the world through their creative eyes – and what better way to do that than to host a #mollietakeover? What’s a #mollietakover? The third weekend… Continue reading

DIY jewellery: smocked necklace

We asked three bloggers to come up with their own spin on our cover gift this month. Using some or all of the materials in the patchwork needlecase kit, free with issue 49, Candy Pop, Tigerlilly Quinn and Fall for DIY made a delicate papercut bookmark, hexie fabric garland DIY and a smocked necklace respectively – what a clever bunch! Here’s style and… Continue reading

Mollie Makes takeover guest: Fall for DIY

Fall for DIY joins Mollie Makes for an Instagram and Pinterest takeover, 22 – 25 January

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!