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 71

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 70

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…

The Crush Catalogue: Tropical Vibes

Say aloha to juicy fruit slices, exotic birds and evergreen palms. Let us transport you to far-flung places with crystal clear seas using our catalogue of tropical buys.

4 DIY friendship bracelets

Use your stash of embroidery threads to make a stack of friendship bracelets using these four easy-to-follow tutorials. When you’re done, share them with your friends or use it to refashion last year’s sandals (see Mollie Makes 69 for the how-to).

Mollie Makes 69

Pick up the latest issue and enjoy a tropical escape with Mollie Makes 69. Embroider flamingo hoop art, crochet a colour-pop rug, sew kids’ dungarees, make show-stopping tasselled party balloons and lots more. Also inside this issue: a free felt pom pom necklace craft kit plus a bonus project book for alternative ways to use… Continue reading

Slow crafts to teach you patience

When the pace and stresses of life get too much there’s nothing like taking some time out to make to clear your head and refocus your energy. The slow craft movement celebrates projects from sewing to woodwork. Traditional techniques you can get lost in for hours. We’ve rounded up five ‘slow crafts’ that will teach you… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 68, out now!

Take a peek inside the Summer Brights issue! We’ve filled Mollie Makes 68 with projects and features to awaken your creative side. This month, knot an ombré macramé garland, hook our mermaid and friends cover project (#teamnarwhal) or admire the home of RICE founder, Charlotte Guéniau. Lots more besides, dive in…