The sustainable series: DIY natural face mask and lip scrub

Save the planet journal

It’s easy to embrace a more eco-friendly lifestyle, but it can be hard to know where to start. Save The Planet One Day At A Time is a beautiful, practical journal that’s full of everyday ideas for going green, whether that’s by reducing your carbon footprint, creating a chemical-free home or living a zero-waste life…. Continue reading

The sustainability series: 5 eco craft suppliers

Erin Lacey's eco painted tea towels

Erin Lacy is a designer who makes eco paints in beautiful colours. Find her lobster and lemon screen printed tea towel project inside issue 103! Our sustainability series focuses on small improvements you can make to your daily life to help our planet. And, in this blog post, we’ve got some eco-friendly craft supplies that’ll get… Continue reading

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

The sustainable series: 7 environmentally friendly product swaps

Feature image taken from Botanical Inks extract in Mollie Makes issue 103.  Throughout our sustainable series, we’ll be focusing on all the little ways you can help the planet and become more eco-friendly. Today, we’ve gathered 7 environmentally friendly product swaps so you can reduce your plastic usage and live a little greener. Once you’ve… Continue reading

The #molliestashchallenge : Crochet makeup remover pad tutorial

It’s here! The first pattern for the #molliestashchallenge. Alongside our sustainable issue, we’re running an Instagram hashtag challenge over the next two weeks, encouraging you to use up your stash and make new from old! Plus, we’ve got loads of eco-content up on the blog like our interview with Folkestone Harbour Yarn and our charity pick of… Continue reading

Meet the Maker: Suzi from Folkestone Harbour Yarn

Suzi from Folkstone Harbour Yarn

The scarf featured above is Suzi’s Folklore scarf – the pattern and kits are available from her Etsy store, Folkestone Harbour Yarn.  This month we’re focusing on sustainability in the crafting community, and asking what we can do to become more eco-friendly. So, while commissioning issue 103’s cover project, we looked into ethical yarn and found the lovely… Continue reading

Issue 103 out now! Buy yours today

mollie makes issue 103

Brace yourselves, issue 103 is here! For 2019 we made it one of our goals to become more environmentally aware. So this February we’ve dedicated issue 103 to the planet, packing it with projects which use sustainable materials, be it beautiful hand-dye yarns, or items you’ve already got at home. We’ve got loads of social… Continue reading