Mollie Makes meets Christine Leech

Sewyeah!'s Christine Leech

Christine Leech reveals why pom poms aren’t just for bobble hats and her tips to host the perfect crafternoon…

Pom pom apron sewing pattern*

Get ready for teatime with this fun apron by The New Craft House, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Crafts 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

Craft project ideas for a winter crafternoon

There’s nothing quite like getting together for an afternoon of crafting with friends. Whether we’re all making the same thing or getting on with our long-term projects, group craft is a real motivator for completing WIPs. So the next time you find yourself hopping from one project to the next with zero enthusiasm for either,… Continue reading

12 ways to avoid craft fatigue

During the dull days of January it’s easy to lose your craft mojo. But at Mollie we say the dark and the rain outside is the perfect excuse for snuggling up indoors with a pot of tea, the radio and a big batch of craft-spiration. We’ve gathered together 12 of our most exciting crafty DIY… Continue reading

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

11 IKEA hacks for the crafty home

“I need to go to IKEA, let’s make a weekend of it!” We got it bad! Our partners can confirm this quote is not an exaggeration but instead an accurate indication of how much time we’re willing to spend in the store. In our defence, they do put the clocks back, dim the lights (so… Continue reading

How to jazz up a DIY backpack

What happens when team Mollie get their mitts on a Wool and the Gang‘s Jackson DIY Backpack? It gets Mollie-fied! In this easy-to-follow tutorial, digital editor, Nina Camacho shows you how to put a pom (and tassels) on it. Here’s how…

How to make a pom pom crown for Red Nose Day

Turn your Red Nose Day accessories into a chic, wearable crown

20 ways with honeycomb paper pom poms

20 creative ways to decorate your home and beyond with honeycomb paper pom poms, including pom pom mobiles, gift wrap inspiration and wedding decs… Hand make a colourful batch with Mollie Makes 44, out now