Mollie Makes Handmade Awards: Catching up with StephieAnn

StephieAnn--Stephanie

We hear from textile designer Stephanie Ann Woolven Youth Award winner about what the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards was like and what she’s up to now…

Hashtag roundup: Making for others

#littlesquaresofstrength

It always feels better to give than receive, so why not use your crafting skills for good and help others with your makes. Here’s a look at six hashtags keeping us inspired to make for others 

How to make a plant pot cosy

How to sew a fabric plant pot cover | Mollie Makes

Renters, step away from the no-nails. We have the perfect alternative to motivational posters. Treat indoor plants to cosy covers stitched with motifs and your favourite motivational quotes. Good vibes only! Here’s how to make it…

How to stitch Zakka style coasters

How to stitch Zakka style coasters | final2 | Mollie Makes

The kettle’s working overtime this winter, so stitch up a set of Zakka-style coasters and avoid accidentally decorating tables with cup rings. A stack of 4 fabric coasters, tied with baker’s twine or ribbon, would make a sweet housewarming gift, too. Pass us a biccie…

How to sew a hot water bottle cosy

How to sew a hot water bottle cover | Mollie Makes

The nights are long and chilly so it’s time to put the kettle on and cuddle up under your favourite blanket, in front of a roaring fire, with a hot water bottle in a handmade cosy. Make this quick-stitch hot water bottle cover as a little gift for friends born in winter, or as a… Continue reading

12 craft kits they’ll actually want for Christmas

12 craft kits they will want for Christmas | Mollie Makes

12 sewing, knitting, crochet and stitching craft kits to buy for the modern crafter in your life

Win a sewing bundle including dress patterns & fabric worth £123

Vintage Shirt dress patterns | Lisa Comfort

Win yourself an early Christmas present with Sew Over It. Enter our competition today to win dress patterns and more sewing goodies worth £123.

The Cindermice stitch-along coming soon!

Cindermice Stitch-Along - Landscape

Sophie Simpson, author and creator behind What Delilah Did has teamed up with Cloud Craft, the online modern needlework emporium, to produce 3 exclusive, limited edition Christmas kits to stitch up the most beautiful heirloom fabric mice decorations. Subscribers of the kit will be invited to join the stitch-along from October to December, with video tutorials by Sophie to help you along the… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 57

Mollie Makes issue 57 with free bracelet kit

Host a handmade get-together with the pretty in pink summer edition of Mollie Makes. Find a quick-knit footstool project, metallic bag sewing pattern, cute amigurumi dinosaur crochet pattern, plus 17 other fresh makes in Mollie Makes 57. What’s more, this issue comes with two free gifts! Get 8 summer garden themed pull-out papers by Wendy Kendall… Continue reading

11 IKEA hacks for the crafty home

Pip of Meet Me At Mikes DIY craft cupboard.

“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