10 dressmaking essentials with STOFF & STIL*

*This blog post is sponsored by STOFF & STIL The Great British Sewing Bee is nearly here, which means it’s time for you to dust off your sewing machine and start making! Not sure where to begin? STOFF & STIL, the one-stop shop for all your sewing needs, are here to start you on your dressmaking journey with… Continue reading

Mollie’s top 7 feel good podcasts

Podcast - Mollies top 7 feel good podcasts

Although January is meant to be the month of slowing down and setting goals, we know that with commitments and long to-do lists it can be difficult to take five mins to yourself. Which is why good podcasts have become our new best friend. Whether it’s on the commute to work, a lunch break, or an evening cooking or… Continue reading

The benefits of crafting – can it change your mood?

The benefits of crafting illustration

Illustration: Niki Pilkington We’re always hearing about ‘the benefits of crafting’, but what exactly are they? For us, there are plenty, but we thought we’d get in the experts to give you the scientific facts – here’s Emma Mitchell with the lowdown on why we should be making more time for craft. Have you ever had one… Continue reading

46 spring cross stitch patterns

Hello Spring

The cold days have turned warmer and spring is nearly here, which means it’s the right time to take down all the winter decs and welcome in the new season. We’re helping you get in the mood with 46 of our fave spring cross stitch patterns like Helene Workshop‘s sign above. Find your next cross stitch chart below and bring some… Continue reading

Craft workshops for Mother’s Day

craft workshops

Mother’s Day is coming up, but instead of buying the same old bunch of flowers, why not treat your mum to a craft workshop? Learning a new skill or making a handmade version of your favourite product is completely our vibe here at Mollie. It’s more sustainable, supports indie makers and helps you get creative. Scroll through this… Continue reading

Your new spring wallpaper

Aislinn Simmonds illustration

Issue 116 has landed and is ready to bring you straight into spring. This issue of Mollie features eight bright and beautiful papers by Aislinn Simmonds AKA @duchess_plum on Insta. Her flowers, fruits, and picnic illustrations have us so excited for lighter evenings. Give us some sin! We’ve given you this gorgeous zen design as a free wallpaper for your phone,… Continue reading

Download issue 116’s templates today

Mollie Makes issue 116 - issue 116's templates

Your new March reading and making material has landed. Issue 116 is now on sale and is packed with spring projects, cute characters and inspirational content. We’ve popped issue 116’s templates up on the blog so you can wave goodbye to winter through crafting – let’s be honest, nothing screams spring like a pastel dinosaur pincushion does it?… Continue reading

Issue 116 is here!

Mollie Makes issue 116

Just when you thought you were running out of projects we come around with a whole new set! 116 is now on sale (find out where you can buy a copy here or buy one online here) and has a huge range of projects for all skill sets. There’s a gorgeous scarf that’s ideal for… Continue reading

DIY sustainable lunch bag pattern

Inspired by the sustainable lunch boxes we’ve been seeing in the supermarkets, we decided it was time to make our own! We brought in the experts, Laura and Tia from Little Button Diaries, to bring you this DIY lunch box pattern. These colourful lunch bags are made from wipe-clean vinyl and they’re hard-wearing too. Sustainability never looked so good. … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day cross stitch chart by Sally Wilson

valentine's day cross stitch

Happy Valentine’s Day makers! We’ve got a little project for you – think of it as our V-day gift from us to you. This love heart cross stitch project is by the lovely Sally Wilson of Caterpillar Cross Stitch. She won Cross Stitch Designer of the Year 2019, so we’re honoured to have her here on our blog. Print Sally’s… Continue reading