NEW Simply Sewing magazine

Simply Sewing magazine cover issue 1

Introducing the brand new sewing magazine by the people who brought you Simply Crochet… get fresh ideas with fabric in Simply Sewing, out 12 February 2015 If you love customising your own clothes, sewing home makes, touches of embroidery and all things sewing, you’ll want a subscription to the brand new sewing magazine, Simply Sewing,… Continue reading

DIY jewellery: smocked necklace

Mollie Makes Smocked Necklace holding close up

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

DIY phases of the moon garland and free printables

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Inspired by the current constellation, copper and druzy trends, Mollie’s very own digi gal, Nina rustled up a DIY using denim scraps and copper thread. Follow the simple steps to create your own far-out phases of the moon garland. What’s more, we’ve included a couple of free printables. Washi tape them to the wall, stick… Continue reading

DIY patchwork papercut bookmark

Bookmark tutorial using Mollie Makes 49 kit

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 and a smocked necklace respectively – what a clever bunch! Here’s lifestyle and photography… Continue reading

Choosing fabrics for quilts in three steps

Mollie Makes beginner's quilt tutorial | Mollie Makes 45

Making a quilt for the first time? Keep your cool with our top tips for choosing fabrics for quilts – it’s easier than you think…

Get the look: Leona Lepper

Get the look Leona Lepper

Turn your home into a surprise explosion for the senses with breathtaking colours and textures

Mollie Makes meets: April Rhodes (Part 2)

April Rhodes How to weave a chair seat 2 | Mollie Makes

We take tea with designer-maker April Rhodes to chat fabrics! Plus, one lucky Mollie Makes readers stands the chance of winning a fabric bundle designed by April. Read on to find out how to enter…

Win a Cotton + Steel fabric bundle worth £390 with The Village Haberdashery

Cotton + Steel

We’re giving away 123 fat quarters from the Cotton + Steel collection provided by our friends at The Village Haberdashery

How to make a fabric origami butterfly

Fabric origami butterfly necklace

A summery scrap-busting project you can make in under 30 minutes! Turn your cut-offs and fabric scraps into origami butterflies with a project by Kitchen Table Sewing

Designer Focus: Amy Sia, textile designer

Amy Sia marble silk scarf

Once adorning our stationery, marbling is now having a well-deserved revival and Amy Sia’s painted silk scarves are the most vibrant way to dip into the trend