Prepping for Christmas: The top 6 crafting tools

Magnetic Beech Block by Beyond Measure

*This post is sponsored by Beyond Measure  Christmas time is about crafting. Whether you’re making gifts, prepping decorations or looking for a present for your crafty pals, there’s no denying we all get our make on during the festive period. So let’s go back to the basics of what you need to make all these… Continue reading

Embroidery designs: mini Santa hoop art

Find the free embroidery designs for these friendly-faced Santas below. Stitch a few onto cotton then transform them into mini hoop necklaces, brooches or tree ornaments. Here’s how…

How to make crochet baby booties

Treat tiny feet to Laura Eccleston’s suitably cute teddy bear crochet baby booties

How to make a felt unicorn plushie

Channel your inner 80s kid with this retro-inspired unicorn plushie by Kirsty Anderson of A Wooden Tree

Mollie Makes issue 61

“Happy new year Mollie Makers! We’ve packed this issue with a couple of last-minute festive makes and lots of party projects and winter warmers. We also wanted to inspire you to get things in order for the new year – try our desk tidy projects on pages 55, 89 and 63. There’s a theme emerging… Continue reading

How to make a crochet octopus

New to crochet? This one’s for you. Stretch your crochet skills with our simple octopus plushie crochet pattern by Leanne Garrity. Hook this little sea creature in nine steps using basic crochet stitches. Here’s how…

DIY Christmas crackers

Make your own Christmas crackers to pull at the dinner table this year with our DIY Christmas crackers tutorial by Lara Messer. 

How to sew a cat tail

Put some real sparkle into playtime by making cute cat costumes for kids. Get the sewing pattern for the tail and download the mask template free!

Mollie Makes issue 60

It’s time. If you pick up issue 60 on the on-sale day (12 November), you’ll have 42 days left before Santa catches up with you. Don’t fret – that’s a good few weeks to craft the quick, easy ideas we’ve brought together in this issue for your nearest and dearest. We’ve even got your gift… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 59

Welcome the festive season with a partridge in a pear tree Christmas wreath and 104 more festive ideas in Mollie Makes issue 59. This issue also comes with 2 free gifts: a 2016 calendar including 12 craft projects by Emily Quinton and a set of calligraphy stickers by Lamplighter London. Get our festive issue on Thursday,… Continue reading