Mollie Makes meets This Modern Life

This Modern Life

This Modern Life’s Suzanne Harmer shares her love of finding new designer-makers to create the ideal contemporary home

How to make a macramé plant hanger

Dangle potted succulents in 70s neon macramé plant hangers — ideal for brightening up indoor spaces or prettifying the front porch. Learn how to make your own with our easy step-by-step tutorial.

Giant donut crochet pattern

Go jumbo with our GIANT donut crochet pattern by Paula Risanto. This magnificent ring of two-toned goodness will put your ripple stitch cushions to shame. If you’re au fait with whipping up stacks of granny squares then this pattern will be a piece of cake! With only two crochet stitches to master (double crochet and slip stitch) beginners can… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern: How to make a crochet potholder

Stitch your own crochet cotton potholder to match your vintage-style kitchen décor! This unique texture is created by hooking in the back loops of your stitches only. Follow the steps below to see how it’s made…

Creative corners: Clever storage ideas and storage basket patterns

We’re looking at ways to give our creative spaces a bit of a refresh and today it’s all about getting organised. Let’s go Kondo on our craft supplies! Now’s the ideal time to get stuck in and straighten out our creative spaces – it is January after all. Here’s a look at colourful storage solutions for… Continue reading

Creative corners: Craft room ideas to pinch

This week we’re looking at ways to give our creative spaces a bit of a refresh. Whether you have a dedicated craft room or like making in front of the telly, these girl-bosses and designers have great ideas you can pinch for adding some pizazz to your own creative corner. A few good tips for your craft… Continue reading

Creative corners: How to make a sewing machine cover

If your sewing machine is the main feature in the crafty corner of your home, then how about a bit of a refresh? Put your sewing skills to the test with this jazzy chevron patchwork sewing machine cover by Mandy Pellegrin

Top designer prints to pep up your walls

A bit like wardrobes, we love to treat interiors to a seasonal makeover. Whether we’re crafting them ourselves or supporting our favourite designer-makers, upgrading those eye-catchers in each space really makes us fall in love with our home all over again. We’re not talking anything major: just a chunky throw here, a smelly candle there and a couple of designer… Continue reading

Luxe metallic cake decorating

Golds, sequins and sparkles, treat your bakes to a decadent makeover…

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