Moodboard Monday: Rustic weddings

There’s still time to catch a copy of Mollie Makes’ Let’s Get Hitched wedding supplement before it sells out, and here’s a little more to get you in the mood. We’ve already given you extra coverage of vintage style weddings and funky retro wedding styling on the blog, and here’s the third… For the girl who wants the wonder of the woodland, a touch of fairytale, and an eco edge on her big day, try rustic style for weddings, engagements, and any outdoor party.

Moodboard Monday: Retro celebration

After last week’s vintage wedding ideas, this week we’re going all out for bold and beautiful colour with a funky retro look. But don’t feel the need to restrict these ideas to weddings, any celebration would be the perfect excuse to go to technicolour town with the accessories…

How to crochet a bow tie

It’s Tutorial Tuesday and it’s time for a new how to! What about this crochet bow tie. Perfect for parties, weddings and special events, this adorable accessory will make any little boy look even cuter on the big day! Designed by Delia Randall of Delia Creates, it’s a lovely touch for birthdays and celebrations…
This free crochet bow tie pattern is perfect timing for spring or summer weddings… and it complements our free wedding supplement perfectly, don’t you think?

Moodboard Monday: Vintage weddings

Well… have you seen Let’s Get Hitched yet? The latest issue of Mollie Makes comes with a free beautiful wedding magazine. Even if you’re not getting married, you’ll fall in love with the endless joyful ways to make a celebration something special. And just to get you dreaming, let’s get into the vintage spirit…

How to make crochet flower coasters

We suspect you’re going to like these crochet flower coasters. Actually, scratch that, we know you’re going to go wild for these… Today’s Tutorial Tuesday is a special treat, because it’s spring and because we are in love with Yvonne Eijkenduijn’s style… Yvonne is joining us from Yvestown Blog to show us how to crochet these beautiful coasters…

Needle felt tutorial: How to make cherries

It’s Tutorial Tuesday! Have you tried felting yet? Maybe you’ve seen our how to felt guide in issue 13 of Mollie Makes to make the felted doglets? If you’re new to felting and you’d like to practise before launching into Gretel Parker’s adorable felted dogs, this guide to making felt cherries by Katherine Jalaty of Making Chicken Salad is the perfect beginner’s felting project…

Sewing pattern: How to make fabric doorstops

It’s spring and it’s time to prop open the doors and let in the sunshine and the fresh air. The prettiest way to do this is with homemade fabric doorstops in your favourite fabrics… We’ve invited Natalie Santini of Hungry Hippie to guest blog for us today and show us how to make one…

Easter Monday mini-makes

If you’re at a loose end today and you want to work off some of those scoffed Easter egg calories, roll up your sleeves and get your craft on. We discovered two sweet as chocolate ideas over the weekend, an Easter chick garland and bunny lid storage jars…