Ten Tips to start sewing with Charlotte Newland

Charlotte Newland (Credit: @charlottesews)

The Great British Sewing Bee winner Charlotte Newland gives her expert advice to sewists who are just starting out…

The sustainable series: Slow fashion

Bonbi Forest make do and mend illustration

Feature illustration by Lee Foster-Wilson Sustainability and slow fashion are our number one topics here at Mollie, and we’ve got plenty of ways for you to make do and mend. The fab Lottie Storey got chatting to a few designer-makers on how they’re revamping, reusing and restyling instead of hitting the shops. Have a read… Continue reading

The sustainable series: 5 tips for an ethical wardrobe

Liz Bryson

Issue 103 is all about making those little changes in your life to help you start saving the planet, and where better to begin than with your wardrobe? As part of our sustainable series here on the blog, we’re sharing our five tips for making your wardrobe greener. Soon you’ll be wearing head-to-toe sustainable clothing, strutting down… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets The Great British Sewing Bee’s Esme Young

The Great British Sewing Bee. Image credit: BBC/Love Productions/Mark Bourdillon

We caught up with The Great British Sewing Bee’s legendary judge Esme Young to find how she started sewing, all the gossip from this year’s show and the Hollywood stars she’s styled for the big screen.

Palentine’s Day embroidered banner DIY

Embroidered Banner tutorial

Since it’s the week of love we thought we’d share another DIY with you (check out Becki Clark’s truffle and wrap tutorial here).  Mollie Makes ambassador and embroidery legend Mollie Johanson shared this positive little banner with us to remind you that you are loved! Make it as cute Valentine’s Day décor, craft it for a pal… Continue reading

Mollie Makes Sewing out now!

Mollie Makes Sewing Special

Get sewing now with the full-size templates for every pattern in the Mollie Makes Sewing special! Whether you want to make PJs, a purse or a bed for your pooch, just download the pages, stick them together and away you go. You can purchase your copy here and start crafting some adorable projects today. Keep… Continue reading

Make a geometric quilted cushion

Give your home a contemporary colour pop with modern geo quilting.

On sale now – issue 96 of Mollie Makes!

If you only buy one thing this week, it’s gotta be Mollie Makes 96.

Hashtags for embroiderers who get creative with their stitches

#modernembroidery by @afera_handmade

If you have a thing for hoops and satin stitch, we’ve curated the best hashtags to find your embroidery tribe. Read on…

30 hashtags to use on Instagram if you love sewing

30 hashtags for sewing - image from Emma Giacalone Textiles

We’ve rounded up our pick of the best hashtags for sewists, whether you’re sewing your own wardrobe or simply stitching for fun.