Heard the news? Mollie Makes Shop is open!

Our curated online boutique is OPEN! Come and take a look inside the Mollie Makes Shop…

Just a Card campaign

We’re supporting ‘Just a Card’, a campaign launched by Sarah Hamilton to support independent shops and galleries. Here’s how just a card could change the High Street…

How to stitch Zakka style coasters

The kettle’s working overtime this winter, so stitch up a set of Zakka-style coasters and avoid accidentally decorating tables with cup rings. A stack of 4 fabric coasters, tied with baker’s twine or ribbon, would make a sweet housewarming gift, too. Pass us a biccie…

Yarn and pom poms gift wrap idea

Time to wrap the pressies! In this gift wrapping tutorial we show you how to make a stack of fluffy pom poms, quick! We still dig making pom poms the traditional way, but when you’re facing a whole evening of wrapping presents, you’ll appreciate a zippy pom pom gadget. Here’s how to put a pom on… Continue reading

How to make a crochet octopus

New to crochet? This one’s for you. Stretch your crochet skills with our simple octopus plushie crochet pattern by Leanne Garrity. Hook this little sea creature in nine steps using basic crochet stitches. Here’s how…

DIY Christmas crackers

Make your own Christmas crackers to pull at the dinner table this year with our DIY Christmas crackers tutorial by Lara Messer. 

12 craft kits they’ll actually want for Christmas

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

Sewing pattern: Father’s Day bow tie

How to sew a bow tie - Mollie Makes - Not just for Fathers Day

A Father’s Day gift for the perfect gentleman. Shauna and Stephen, the duo behind Forage, show us how to sew a bow tie for Father’s Day.

The Crush Catalogue: Mama

Crush Catalogue Mothers Day Gift Ideas | Mollie Makes

Need Mother’s Day gift ideas? We have plenty! Here’s a look at the Mama crush list with our top Mother’s Day gifts. Browse our picks then head over to our mother of all pinboards for more…

Christmas wrapping: gift tags ideas

When it comes to Christmas gift tags, we’ve all done it – for want of a creative solution (and time), we’ve hastily scribbled our recipient’s name on our lovingly wrapped gift just as we head out the door. If only we’d found these guys first!