Mollie’s 12 days of makes: Day 4 Kelly Browning’s crochet comforters

Mollie's 12 days of makes day 4 advent calendar

Day four of Mollie’s 12 days of makes calls for a crochet project because what’s Christmas without crochet? Kelly Browning, otherwise known as The Mernio Mermaid, has kindly given us the pattern for these crochet comforters. They’d make a fab Christmas present for friends with little ones or any who are expecting! You can download the tutorial here. We’ll be… Continue reading

From the team: Download your special party wallpaper

The next piece in our ‘meet the team’ series is from our amazing Deputy Art Editor, Sally. Get to know a bit more about her here and check out our Digital Content Editor’s blog post on 5 tips to social media success. The piñata himself We’ve heard your cries for more Ralph (our colourful, crochet piñata… Continue reading

Mollie’s 12 days of makes: Day 3 Anastasia Telegey’s penguin feltie

Mollie's 12 days of makes day 3 felt decorations

Day 3 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes is now over. If you missed out, subscribe to our newsletter you’ll be able to re-download all the patterns for one last time! Sign up through the box on the right-hand sidebar or at the bottom of the page. It’s day three of Mollie’s 12 days of makes and today we’re giving you… Continue reading

Mollie’s 12 days of makes: Day 2 Anna Alicia’s apron set

Advent calendar day 2

Day 2 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes is now over. If you missed out, subscribe to our newsletter you’ll be able to re-download all the patterns for one last time! Sign up through the box on the right-hand sidebar or at the bottom of the page. It’s day two of our advent calendar of makes and today we’re… Continue reading

Mollie’s 12 days of makes – Day 1 Christine Leech’s pom pom wreath

Day 1 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes is now over. If you missed out, subscribe to our newsletter you’ll be able to re-download all the patterns for one last time! Sign up through the box on the right-hand sidebar or at the bottom of the page. It’s day one of the Mollie advent calendar and we’ve… Continue reading

From the team: 5 tips to social media success

Feature image by Karen Dunn. This month we’re helping you get to know the team behind Mollie Makes. There’ll be blog posts from our Editor and Digital Editor, wallpapers from our Art team and takeovers from our Production Editor and Commissioning Editor over the next few weeks. We’ll all be BFFs before you know it. But,… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas: 3 ways to jazz up your Christmas wrapping

Becki Clarke's 3 way printing Christmas wrapping paper

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it before, a handmade Christmas is the best kind of Christmas. The handmade touches don’t have to stop at presents though – for a more thoughtful touch, why not try making your own wrapping paper? The lovely Becki Clark shows you three different ways to jazz up your… Continue reading

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

Prepping for Christmas – 6 kids’ Christmas Eve box ideas

Mollie Makes 6 Christmas Eve Boxes

Christmas Eve boxes are one of those things that make Christmas extra special but they can be pricey. We’re all about making Christmas affordable, plus the DIY approach is not only more thoughtful, but can also save you a few pennies. Wrapping an old shoebox in some Christmassy paper (we’ve got a whole bunch in issue… Continue reading

Download issue 100’s templates

100th issue cover of Mollie Makes

Issue 100 is out, can you believe it! Here are issue 100’s templates so you can celebrate our birthday with us through the magic of craft. There are tons of projects in the mag but you’ll need the template sheet for the following: Simone Gooding’s party bear Anna Alicia’s ruffle apron Georgie K. Emery’s embroidered winter hoop (pictured below) Lana Red’s… Continue reading