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Mollie Makes - Issue 55

On the making menu this month: a simple and scrummy crochet amigurumi burger, knitted flag bunting, embroidered pineapple hoop art, mini festival backpack, vintage men’s tie and three ways with chalk effects. Plus, get a Good Day banner DIY kit by #makeitsewcial host, Allison Sadler and 8 pull-out papers designed by Mollie Makes Handmade Award winner, Hannah Rampley free this month.

Make someone smile with Mollie Makes issue 55. It’s true: homemade burgers always taste better, but handmade burgers are best. Treat the family to takeaway with our amigurumi burger stacked with fillings. Fresh from the grill, this little guy makes great play food for kids of a quirky gift for adults – make him today!

For festival goers we have a DIY jewellery project using retro seed beads and a mini backpack – that’s accessories for one outfit sorted – plus a bunting knitting pattern that’ll help you recognise your tent. Learn how to make your own espadrilles, sew a vintage tie for men, get a simple cross-back tshirt sewing pattern and a crochet cowl pattern made with yarn in ice cream colours.

Also in this issue we cover the chalk trend and share three ways to bring them dusty pastels into your wardrobe and outside for summer gatherings. There’s a fab chalkboard-style table runner that doubles as party entertainment – you have to try it! Light up your lounge with a DIY lampshade, find a corner to display your love for pineapples and embroidery, and keep babas oh-so comfy with our handmade bolster cushion sewing pattern.

Don’t forget your two free gifts this month: a quote banner by #makeitsewcial’s Allison Sadler and 8 pull-out papers including two sheets inspired by art therapy.