Mollie Makes

Mollie Makes March 2021

MollieMakes is a brand new lifestyle and craft magazine which brings you the best of craft online, a look inside the homes of the world’s most creative crafters, tutorials on inspiring makes, round ups of the most covetable stash and tours of the crafty capitals of the world. Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not include the covermount items or supplements you would find on printed newsstand copies.

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United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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3 min
latest crush

COSY COTTAGECORE Nurture your soul with the nostalgic vibes of cottagecore. This wholesome aesthetic is all about living the rural fantasy – think floral motifs, gingham galore, and frills your granny would be proud of. COTTAGECORE POT HOLDER MATERIALS Lily Sugar’n Cream Solids yarn, 100% cotton, 70.9g/109m per ball, one ball each in White (00001) (Yarn A), Jute (00082) (Yarn B) and Warm Brown (01130) (Yarn C) 4mm (UK 8, US 6) circular knitting needles, 40cm (15¾") long 4mm (UK 8, US G/6) crochet hook Stitch marker Yarn needle TENSION Aprrox. 18 sts and 18 rows in garter stitch to measure 10 x 10cm (4 x 4") on 4.5mm needles ABBREVIATIONS st(s) stitch(es) k knit ch chain dc double crochet ss slip stitch FINISHED SIZE Small – 13.5cm (5½") square Medium – 18cm (7") square Large – 23cm (9") square Instructions The potholder is made from a knitted…

2 min
mollie loves

FILL THAT EGG PRINT JUMPSUIT-SHAPED HOLE IN YOUR LIFE, because you deserve nothing less than the cheeriest, most jazzy get-up to boost your mood. After months of pyjamas and loungewear on repeat, it’s time to prep your wardrobe for when freedom hits. So, say hello to the wondrously named Magic Egg Suit, featuring artwork by Priyanka Batra of My Darlin’. It’s both one simple garment and a serious statement outfit. LATEST DROP OUTER SPACE, but in your home. Amber of Whisker Woven has been whipping up the loveliest yarny wall hanging pieces, and we’re especially starry eyed over this planet design. She’s making tasselled moons in the same style too – keep tabs on her Insta for the next shop update. WE’RE ALL ABOUT THAT COLLAB LIFE, especially if it means…

4 min
bold move

HOW TO MAKE A WOVEN STOOL MATERIALS Stool, 30cm (11/8") wide Paintbrush Chalk paint (we used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Napoleonic Blue) Clear wax (we used Annie Sloan Clear Chalk Paint Wax) Staple gun 500g felted super chunky wool, 1cm (¾") thick (ours was from www.woolly ) Wood glue Sandpaper Wax brush Retractable knife Fearless interiors are all the rage right now, from painted wall murals to brightly coloured kitchen cupboards. And, this quick upcycle is an easy way to get in on the trend without committing to anything too permanent. All you need is an old stool you can remove the seat pad or current weaving situation from – we got ours on eBay, but you can also find them in charity shops or on Facebook Marketplace. Prefer the paired-back look?…

2 min
crochet stitch guide

HOLDING THE HOOK PENCIL METHOD Hold the hook in your dominant hand like a pencil, roughly 3-5cm (1¼-2") from the hooked end. If the hook has a flat area, hold it here between your index finger and your thumb. KNIFE METHOD Hold the hook between your thumb and your index finger, about 3-5cm (1¼-2") from the hooked end, resting the other end against your palm. This will give you plenty of control. HOLDING THE YARN METHOD ONE Pass the ball end of the yarn between the little finger and third fingers of your non-dominant hand, then behind the third and middle fingers, over your index finger. METHOD TWO Loop the ball end of the yarn around the little finger of your non-dominant hand, then take it over the third finger, behind the middle finger, and finally over your index…

4 min
making memories

HOW TO MAKE FELT ELEPHANTS Two facts we know to be true are: miniature versions of things are always cuter, and the best kind of presents are handmade. Not only do this adorable duo tick both boxes, but elephants are renowned for having close family groups, making these mama and baby felt minis the loveliest gift for Mother’s Day, or for your own kids. You could even post them to a pal as a squishy little something to make them smile. Anabella’s hand-sewn pair are small enough to whip up in a weekend, but you don’t have to stop at just two. Create a whole elephant family, then use a selection of scrap fabrics from your stash to sew their outfits, making each one even more personal. 01 To make the baby elephant, use…

1 min
takahashi mcgil

Designed to soothe your senses, Takahashi McGil’s hand-carved pieces are a tactile delight to behold – and hold. Husband and wife team Mark McGilvray and Kaori Takahashi plane, chisel, turn, wax and lacquer each item at their Devon studio, taking care that every product celebrates the wood it came from.…