How to make a fabric coin purse

Bought your copy of Mollie Makes 72 in Tesco? Stitch our cute purse featuring a debut sewing box-inspired fabric by illustrator, Silkie Lloyd

Mollie Makes 72

It’s the calendar issue, and it’s a good ‘un! In this issue, learn how to make a kitsch Christmas pom pom wreath, knit a polar bear, fold origami baubles, embroider a festive jumper and lots more. Look inside…

Mollie Makes meets Jenny Blair

Jenny Blair

Bloom and Sew’s Jenny Blair on how she creates her modern stitching kits and finds inspiration in nature…

Hot air balloon coasters

Enjoy a gentle afternoon of weaving felt and hand sewing simple stitches to make Diana Stainton’s hot air balloon coasters

Mollie Makes 69

Pick up the latest issue and enjoy a tropical escape with Mollie Makes 69. Embroider flamingo hoop art, crochet a colour-pop rug, sew kids’ dungarees, make show-stopping tasselled party balloons and lots more. Also inside this issue: a free felt pom pom necklace craft kit plus a bonus project book for alternative ways to use… Continue reading

Easy-sew DIY wall hanging

Bring a smidge of summer cheer to even the tiniest of corners with Allison Sadler’s mini sunshine banner.

July craft workshops and creative events

Whatever the weather, make July a month of crafting away from home. From silkscreen printing to mastering the ancient art of Japanese tie dying, here’s a list of creative workshops and events to look forward to this month.

Mollie Makes issue 68, out now!

Take a peek inside the Summer Brights issue! We’ve filled Mollie Makes 68 with projects and features to awaken your creative side. This month, knot an ombré macramé garland, hook our mermaid and friends cover project (#teamnarwhal) or admire the home of RICE founder, Charlotte Guéniau. Lots more besides, dive in…

June craft workshops and creative events

Clear your craft schedules, makers, because June 2016 sees a host of new workshops and events to kickstart your creative mojo. Join an online course to sew a pair of flattering trousers, take a pottery class, learn to crochet and more…

9 hashtags for creative stitchers and sewists

Embroiderers, cross stitchers, dressmakers and sewers of the web, unite! From getting handy tips to inspiration for new projects, there’s a whole host of hashtags which will help you connect and create with other stitchers online…