Sewing pattern: How to make fabric doorstops

It’s spring and it’s time to prop open the doors and let in the sunshine and the fresh air. The prettiest way to do this is with homemade fabric doorstops in your favourite fabrics… We’ve invited Natalie Santini of Hungry Hippie to guest blog for us today and show us how to make one…

How to make paper and tulle flowers

Parties, celebrations, and giant paper flowers! A perfect combination. We love these retro flowers, they’re beyond easy to make and create amazing impact in a very short space of time. Kate Bruning from Greedy for Colour is guest blogging for us this Tutorial Tuesday. Read more to find out how to make these paper and tulle flowers…

Free sewing pattern: 20 minute tote bag tutorial

Learn how to make a quick and easy tote bag with our super-easy DIY guide. Get stuck in to your fabric stash and choose your favourite print for some brand new arm candy.  Believe it or not, this no-nonsense bag tutorial from The Purl Bee promises a brand new tote bag in under half an hour. How speedy, and not to mention brilliant, is that? Read on for how to make it…

10 practical ways to use t-shirt yarn

Ten t-shirt yarn projects you will want to make right away. Includes DIY crochet hexagon rugs, a clutch purse with fringing (love!) and two crochet storage tubs. Make your own t-shirt yarn to start on these projects now! Here’s how. If you’re after more crafty blog posts check out the below: 43 sustainable crafts 40 crochet… Continue reading

How to make a rubber stamp

We love the speed and ease of stamping as much as the next crafter, but what if you want to make something totally hand-made and unique. Well, the answer is, design your own rubber stamp. Here Yi Farn of Cotton Candy shows us how to make a rubber stamp from an eraser in a step-by-step guide… 

How to crochet a bow tie

It’s Tutorial Tuesday and it’s time for a new how to! What about this crochet bow tie. Perfect for parties, weddings and special events, this adorable accessory will make any little boy look even cuter on the big day! Designed by Delia Randall of Delia Creates, it’s a lovely touch for birthdays and celebrations…
This free crochet bow tie pattern is perfect timing for spring or summer weddings… and it complements our free wedding supplement perfectly, don’t you think?

How to make tiny pom poms

 
Project alert! Learn how to make mini pom poms with the help of Vivid Please. All you need is a fork, some wool and a pair of scissors to get started

Free sewing pattern: Make a summer kimono

Lana Red's kimono tutorial

Kimonos are pretty much a summer wardrobe essential – whether you’re wearing them on the beach, over jeans, or with a simple tee, they liven up any outfit. And you can make them from easy-to-source scarves in mere minutes with this simple tutorial from Lana Red.

NEW: Mollie Makes books now in paperback

Our best-selling knit and crochet books are now out in paperback! Bring them with you on the move, flick to your desired project and away you go. Nab yourself a copy using our exclusive offer for Mollie readers below…

DIY macrame garden chair

Here’s a summer project you’ll definitely want to try your hand at – a macrame-wrapped chair by Alison Allen