Mollie Makes issue 71, out now!

Mollie Makes 71 with Christmas topper craft kit and

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

Giant donut crochet pattern

Crochet pattern doughnut

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

DIY affirmation banner*

How to make a wall hanging - easy wall banner

Bring some positivity to your space with Jess Duncan’s sentiment banner, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Mollie Makes issue 70, out now!

Mollie Makes 70 with free crochet flowers kit gift

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

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards: hello DODO & designosaur

Hello DODO tote bag

It’s no secret that as a finalist you’ll meet super talented makers at the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards. But did you know we host talks and workshops, too? Yes, it’s jam-packed with creative talks and activities. On the day you could being learning how to land a book deal, pin like a pro or whip… Continue reading

Creating marbled mugs using nail polish

DIY marbling tutorials: Marbled mugs

Get ready to fill the kitchen cupboards with swirls of colour! Tea, coffee, something sweeter? Whatever your beverage of choice, in less than 10 minutes you could be sippin’ hot drinks from marble-style mugs. Learn how to give your coffee cups a quick pick-me-up in our eight-step tutorial.

Crush Catalogue: Wall Hangings

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Crushing on wall hangings? Us too! We’ve gathered top buys and DIYs from around the web including scalloped wooden numbers, miniature wall hangings, painted gem designs and more. Take a look…

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards: Catching up with Nikki McWilliams

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Meet Nikki McWilliams, designer of biscuit themed homewares and accessories, and the Mollie Makes Established Business Award winner. We caught up with Nikki to get the lowdown on her latest biscuity missions…

Top tip for collecting vintage: Pottery

German pottery collection 6 | Kit and Nancy for Mollie Makes

Learn this month’s vintage collector’s top tip for gathering vintage pottery

Crafts for kids: Craft ideas for toddlers to tweens

Craffts for kids | Craft ideas for toddlers to tweens

As Mollie contrib, Olivia Gordon notes in Mollie Makes 64 that crafting with children can often be rather dramatic! Aside from making sure paint stays on the paper (instead of the walls, the carpet, or in little mouths), crafting with younguns can sometimes feel like herding cats. Someone usually ends up in tears (and more often than… Continue reading