Mollie Makes November 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.

United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
13 Issues

in this issue

1 min

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at Mollie HQ and we’re right here for it. Sarah Matthews starts the countdown in style with a wholesome advent calendar tutorial on page 32. It wouldn’t be a Christmas issue without a stocking. Natalie Beard’s colourful bobble stocking on page 14 is the perfect beginner’s pattern – start now and you’ll have plenty of time to make one for the whole family! Right now our sights are set on a party season bigger and brighter than ever before. And what better way to make sure you dazzle than with Francesca Stone’s gold-dipped clay earrings on page 71, and Tammy Silver’s Japanese knot bag on page 20 in this season’s hottest shade of green? I know this can be a busy time…

1 min

Jessie Doughty Jessie’s an embroidery artist and illustrator from Bristol. When she’s not embroidering or whipping up a new design on Procreate, she can be found at the beach – come rain or shine. Embroider Jessie’s super-cute toadstool socks on page 26 Ania Grzeszek Ania loves dogs, creating things with her hands and making lists – in that order. Together with her adopted dog Gustaw, she makes daily trips to a local park in Berlin where she finds inspiration for her projects and collects new plants to test in her dye pot. Make Ania’s zero waste fabric gift wrap on page 64 Tammy Silver Tammy Silver is a print-loving, puffy sleeve enthusiast. She enjoys making easy-going looks with an abundance of colour and volume. When she is not sewing, she can be found binge-watching her…

3 min
mollie loves

CHANNELLING PEACE AND CALM. If you’re looking to jazz up your autumn style, there’s nothing quite like a statement necklace to really bring a look together. Lucent Studio are masters of creating jewellery that has a connection to its wearers. This amethyst necklace is believed to bring clarity and a sense of tranquillity – plus it comes on a beautiful chunky gold-plated chain. We love how the brand’s jewellery comes with a story. LATEST DROP CHANNEL YOUR INNER ATELIER and have a go at crafting your own leather purse. Leather Needle Thread give you all the supplies to create beautiful accessories in amazing colours. All the leather is responsibly sourced and the kits are designed for all abilities to be made in an afternoon. The belt strap of this design is our…

8 min
merry and bright

HOW TO MAKE A CROCHET STOCKING MATERIALS Scheepjes, Chunky Monkey, 100% acrylic, 100g/116m per ball; 1 ball each in Hot Pink (1257) (Yarn A), Orange (2002) (Yarn B), Ochre (1709) (Yarn C), Mustard (1823) (Yarn D), Evergreen (1062) (Yarn E), Ocean (2015) (Yarn F), Amethyst (1432) (Yarn G), Wild Orchid (1084) (Yarn H), Rose (1241) (Yarn I). For Scheepjes stockists, visit 5mm (UK 6, US H/8) crochet hook Yarn needle 9cm (3 5/8") and 7cm (2¾") pom pom makers Tassel maker or small hardback book ABBREVIATIONS (UK) ss slip stitch st(s) stitch(es) sp(s) space(s) ch chain dc double crochet tr treble crochet htr half treble crochet inc increase by working 2tr in next st yrh yarn round hook tr2tog work 2tr together, (yrh, insert hook in next st, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2…

2 min
emerald obsession

HOW TO MAKE A FAUX LEATHER KNOT BAG MATERIALS 50 x 76cm (19¾ x 30") faux leather (we used Coventry Plain Leatherette Collection in Spruce from www. ) 50 x 76cm (19¾ x 30") green polyester lining fabric Matching thread Sewing clips Pattern weights Level-up your sewing skills just in time to get back out again with this fancy faux leather handbag. The fastening uses a simple knot design on the handles that gives a little touch of sculptural style without making too much of a statement. That way, it’ll go with more of your outfits. 01 Photocopy and print the template on page 89 and assemble using tape or glue if needed, keeping a seam allowance (SA) of 1cm ( /8"). 02 Place the fabric on the fold right sides (RS) together and…

1 min
fairytale toadstools

MATERIALS Pair of crew socks Embroidery thread in coral red, dark brown, light brown, white and green (we used DMC stranded cotton in 350 (red), 869 (dark brown), 3045 (light brown), blanc (white) and 3051 (green) Size 9 embroidery needle Two size 10 sharps needles Water-soluble self-adhesive stabilizer (we used Sulky Fabri-Solvy) Mesh stabilizer (we used New Brothread No Show Mesh Stabilizer)…