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Mollie has a new look!

A new issue of Mollie is here just for you. Discover all the latest crafty goodness and pick up your copy today.

Published: May 17, 2022 at 10:00 am
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We’re so excited to introduce you to the new Mollie on 19th May. The rebrand comes in answer to the ever-evolving creative community and the way many of us, as busy individuals, are gravitating towards simple projects with big impact – particularly for our immediate environment.

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Why Mollie Makes became Mollie

The new Mollie brings you more interiors-focused DIYs so you can create a beautiful home with your own hands. Making sustainable living accessible is also at the heart of Mollie, with inspiring ideas for refashioning existing wardrobe garments and mending much-loved items, plus tried and tested green beauty and cleaning product recipes.

Over the years we have come to be known in conversation, by designers and readers alike, as just, Mollie – and we love that! It’s how we refer to the magazine within the team and we’re glad that you’ve also taken a less formal approach to referring to our magazine.

So, we’ve dropped the ‘Makes’ in name, though certainly not in content. Each issue, independent designer-makers create 14 trend-led, beginner-friendly craft projects, giving you the ideas, skills, and confidence to take your creativity to the next level. Who said a fresh start is exclusive to the new year? Be inspired to live a creative life with Mollie. On sale 19th May in a supermarket near you.

Take a look inside...

Core Revival

Tap into the glamour of the Bridgerton family with our regency-inspired fashion and homeware projects.

Slow Design

Get to grips jesmonite, an eco-friendly, non-toxic composite material, as you make candle holders, a marbled wall hook, an indoor planter and a gorgeous jewellery tray.

Fresh Cut

Transform your old knitwear into a new spring-ready piece – an easy upcycle for beginner sewists.

Ahead of the curve

Learn how to paint perfect curve and wavy wall murals. Bright and beautiful cali-inspired walls are just a few paint strokes away.

Live and Breathe a Creative Life

Delve into what it means to be creative and how to make time to explore hobbies that bring you the most joy.

We’d love to hear what you think about our new look. Tell us using #mollielife on InstagramFacebookTikTok and Pinterest.

Mollie is available online here or pick up a copy from most UK supermarkets, WHSmith or Hobbycraft. Go paperless with a digital copy available via our app on iTunes or Google Play.Subscribe here to get the next issue of Mollie delivered straight to your door.

For a look inside Mollie Makes 142, the current issue on sale, scroll down.

Mollie issue 142

We're here for this spring weather and it's making us ready for summer! Issue 142 has embraced all the colours of summer with 12 fun projects, 8 free prints and a whole lot of inspiration. We've got a bit of upcycling as seen by our gorgeous cover project, a bit of sewing (anyone excited for the new season of The Great British Sewing Bee?) and even something tasty. As always we love seeing your creations so keep using our hashtag #molliemakes to join our crafty community. Keep scrolling for a sneak peek inside issue 142...

Projects inside this issue...

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Meet Geri Sammut Alessi & The Modern Crafter

Mollie Makes home profile

We met three wonderful designers this issue. @overatno18 and @themoderncrafter were two instagram accounts we stumbled upon way back in the earlier days of Mollie. We loved (and followed!) them immediately so were super excited when we got the chance to interview them! First we met Geri from @overatno18. She showed us round her colour clash home which she proudly calls 'a land of magnolia'. Her home is a complete inspiration and full of great budget DIY projects. Make sure you pick up a copy of the mag to see inside the famous number 18.

We also spoke to The Modern Crafter. This sister duo are fan favourites and have made several incredible projects for Mollie. We spoke to them about their new punch needle book, sourcing local products and their design process. If you're a fan of punch needle projects you'll want to read this interview! Pick up a copy of 142 to read both of these wonderful interviews.

Mollie Makes 142 cover
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We hope you love issue 142 as much as we do! We've got some amazing Instagram takeovers lined up too, so make sure you're following us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. And, if you want to get the next issue of Mollie delivered straight to your door, click here to subscribe.

Authors

Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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