How to stitch a Valentine’s Day blouse

This easy doodling idea can be cutomised however you like – add loops or other simple motifs or switch up colours to your taste. A small, neat backstitch works best for a minimal look such as this. Need an embroidery refresher? Take a peek at our Library of Embroidery Stitches.

Free sewing patterns: How to make a fabric tea cosy*

Brighten up your kitchen with Ali Burdon’s easy-sew geometric tea cosy. Embroider 80s-inspired shapes onto your fabric then follow our free sewing pattern below to make a classic fabric tea cosy. There’s something so comforting about brewing a pot of tea and cracking open a packet of biscuits, especially if said treats are displayed on… Continue reading

Constellation hoop art stitch pattern

Bought your copy of Mollie Makes 79 in Waitrose? Dream of the night skies with this extra free kit in three starry designs – we’ve even included a pretty display hoop!

Mollie Makes issue 72, out now!

It’s the calendar issue, and it’s a good ‘un! In this issue, learn how to make a kitsch Christmas pom pom wreath, knit a polar bear, fold origami baubles, embroider a festive jumper and lots more. Look inside…

Mollie Makes meets Jenny Blair

Jenny Blair

Bloom and Sew’s Jenny Blair on how she creates her modern stitching kits and finds inspiration in nature…

How to make an anchor purse

Bought your copy of Mollie Makes 71 in ASDA? Embroider and sew Jenny Hart’s exclusive Sublime Stitching anchor motif into a coastal-cool keepsake. Find the templates and instructions for how to make your own tattoo-inspired anchor purse below.

Mollie Makes issue 71, out now!

The nights are drawing in, there’s the hint of a chill in the air and we’re staring to think about (whisper it) Christmas. Get into the festive spirit with a festive woodland papercut, try appliqué with our bright Christmas present sacks or make a thoughtful gift with a Nordic-inspired quilt. Plus, find everything you need to make a… Continue reading

DIY affirmation banner*

Bring some positivity to your space with Jess Duncan’s sentiment banner, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Mollie Makes issue 70, out now!

Stitch up a bit of woodland magic this month with the latest issue of Mollie Makes. Make a foxy friend in time for autumn, reinvent your summer beach finds, hook a geometric design wall hanging, sew a kitsch-cool unicorn backpack and more. Plus, find everything you need to make a garland of crochet flowers inside every issue! Get your mitts… Continue reading

Show us your hoop guts!

We’re calling for #hoopguts submissions on social media. Send in pictures of the back of your embroidery work and get it featured on the Mollie Makes blog. Find out more about the hashtag and how to submit your pictures…