12 craft kits they’ll actually want for Christmas

12 craft kits they will want for Christmas | Mollie Makes

12 sewing, knitting, crochet and stitching craft kits to buy for the modern crafter in your life

10 Vietnamese textile tribes you should know about

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Forget about the couture designers of Paris and take a look at the originators of individuality in South East Asia. Here are the 10 Vietnamese textile tribes you should know about.

Library of embroidery stitches

Mollie Makes Library of Embroidery Stitches

Learn 17 embroidery stitches with our handy guide. Bookmark or Pin this page for future reference or you can download and print it here.

Event: Shaun in the City auction: Ruffles gets a bespoke outfit

Shaun in the City Hampton Court - Ruffles - Royal School of Needlework

Shaun in the City sculpture Ruffles has his outfit picked, starched and pressed for the charity auction on Thursday. See the 5 piece fabric ruffs, delicately hand-embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework, close up.

Mollie Makes issue 57

Mollie Makes issue 57 with free bracelet kit

Host a handmade get-together with the pretty in pink summer edition of Mollie Makes. Find a quick-knit footstool project, metallic bag sewing pattern, cute amigurumi dinosaur crochet pattern, plus 17 other fresh makes in Mollie Makes 57. What’s more, this issue comes with two free gifts! Get 8 summer garden themed pull-out papers by Wendy Kendall… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 56

Mollie Makes issue 56 free craft kits

Cute critters alert! Pick up a copy of Mollie Makes 56 and stitch and appliqué a folk art-inspired woodland fawn in a hoop frame and 17 more craft projects inside. What’s more, you get 2 free gifts! Make fruit brooches with your metallic and neon faux leather craft kit, plus get 8 free papers by Lisa Levis for scrapbooking,… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 55

Mollie Makes issue 55 with free craft kit by Alsion Sadler of #makeitsewcial.

On the making menu this month: a simple and scrummy crochet amigurumi burger, knitted flag bunting, embroidered pineapple hoop art, mini festival backpack, vintage men’s tie and three ways with chalk effects. Plus, get a Good Day banner DIY kit by #makeitsewcial host, Allison Sadler and 8 pull-out papers designed by Mollie Makes Handmade Award… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets Wild Olive

Mollie Johanson of Wild Olive

Etsy seller, Mollie Johanson of Wild Olive has the ability to make everything she stitches uppercase CUTE. ‘Whether it’s a cuddly critter or a crumbly cake, pretty much everything I draw has a face’. But it’s not just a pretty face that grows an Etsy shop. Find out what does… Please tell us about your… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 54

Mollie Makes issue 54 includes a free crochet dreamcatcher craft kit and 8 pull-out papers

Mollie Makes issue 54: the Etsy takeover edition! To celebrate the makers’ online marketplace turning ten and its global Craft Party in June we’ve teamed up with them to bring you an issue full of projects from our favourite sellers on the site, as well as tips on marketing your own range of handmade goodies… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 53

Mollie Makes 53 with free constellation hoop art kit and summer fruits papers

Make 24 projects like the crochet summer blanket, woven wall rug and tassel festival bag in Mollie Makes 53, out on 1 May. What’s more, this issue includes two free gifts! Find out what they are…