DIY Christmas decorations: Origami star tutorial

It’s time to put up the tree and make DIY Christmas decorations! Here’s a simple origami Christmas star tutorial for the whole family that you can whip up using paper scraps or last year’s Christmas gift wrap.

DIY Origami Christmas tree

DIY origami christmas tree

How to make an origami Christmas tree. Even the smallest of dwellings requires a Christmas tree. This one is made from pretty Japanese papers in green, silver and gold and is very straightforward to make based on a simple folded fan shape. You could just as easily make yours from giftwrap, or go for an all… Continue reading

44 easy 5 minute crafts with paper

Suzy Ultman's cracker gift with issue 110

We know how much #molliemakers love papercraft which is why we’ve gathered 44 easy five minute crafts with paper just for you. There’s everything from jewellery to décor, fashion to scrapbooking. If you’re in need of some funky papers to get making then check out our downloads section which is full of papers illustrated by designer-makers…. Continue reading

Issue 85…it’s here!

Mollie Makes issue 85

Issue 85 has hit newsstands and it’s packed with seasonal goodness. Now it’s October we can talk openly about Christmas and no longer have to whisper the word. This issue we’ve embraced all that is festive, from our kitsch Christmas stocking cover star, to a Scandi-style advent calendar, and kawaii Christmas decs. script async defer… Continue reading

DIY jewellery: How to make a pom pom necklace

Discover the three-dimensional possibilities of felt with a Japanese lantern-inspired necklace design by Yoko Minemura Vega…

Mollie Makes 79

Make crochet vase cosies, jazz up your denims with a trend-led embroidery design, make an easy-sew beginner’s quilt and lots more. Scroll down to see what else is inside Mollie Makes 79 – the issue with a free set of vintage buttons, a project book and 8 gorgeous pull-out papers.

November craft workshops and creative events

Whether you’re planning photography shoot for your handmade Christmas products or looking to pick up a handful of unique gifts, this month’s list of fairs and workshops are catering to all your creative needs. Take a look… Running a workshop of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]immediate.co.uk Crafty Fox Market Meet the makers and… Continue reading

September craft workshops and creative events

Hold on to those festival vibes by attending some of the last few summer workshops in the UK. Make nautical origami mobiles, a pair of needlefelted birds or attend the Crafty Fox Market craft fair – a Mollie favourite! Running a workshop of your own? Tell us more at molliemakes[at]immedaite.co.uk

Random Acts of Kindness: Crafting into the Unknown

We’re used to the warm buzz of crafting for loved ones, but making for total strangers can give you just as much satisfaction. Celebrate #RandomActsOfKindness day by sending your handmade items into the unknown…

How to make fabric origami pine cones

Turn fabric scraps into Christmas decorations with a Japanese twist. This version of the woody fruit takes a little while longer to make than the free pine cones Christmas decorations kit in Mollie Makes 60, but they’re well worth the make. Craft the origami pine cone beauties using silk organza or raid your stash to find other festive fabrics. For pine… Continue reading