Dilly Flowers from Elise and Emelie

Dilly Flowers from Elise and Emelie

My lovely friend Elise from Elise & Emelie has created a fantastic English Paper Pieced Flower pattern that she calls Dilly Flowers. They’re so sweet! She kindly sent me some of the pre-cut paper templates to try, in both half inch and one inch sizes. She sells these in her Etsy store. I used some of my favourite Liberty fabric…

Pretty Handmades in French

Pretty Handmades in French

My first book, ‘Pretty Handmades‘, was released with Tuva Publishing in October last year. And now, publishers Les Editions de Saxe, have created a version in French, titled ‘Jolies Cousettes: En feutre & en tissu.’ It was certainly surreal to hold a copy of this book when it’s in a completely different language. And it has also been printed on…

Simple Hexie Keyring Tutorial

Simple Hexie Keyring Tutorial

How sweet is this simple hexie keyring project? It would make a lovely gift for ‘quilty’ friends and is a great way to use up small felt and fabric scraps. With very little sewing and easy assembly, this project comes together very quickly. Here’s how to make it! Finished Size – 4 ¾ inches (12 cm) tall (including hanging loop)…

Madam Sew ‘Presser Foot Set’ Review

Madam Sew ‘Presser Foot Set’ Review

Ritika from Madam Sew recently contacted me, asking if I would like to review her Ultimate Presser Foot Set. Now I’m not normally one for product reviews, but this set had me intrigued. It almost looked too good to be true. But I am so happy to say that it really is good quality and also great value. I like…

Halloween Felt Pencil Toppers Tutorial

Halloween Felt Pencil Toppers Tutorial

Hello and welcome to everyone who has found their way here for the Sew a Softie for Halloween blog hop! Back in July I joined Sew A Softie month with my tutorial for Cinnamon Kitty! So what’s Sew A Softie? Trixi from Coloured Buttons founded the initiative to ignite a love of hand sewing in a new generation. That’s exactly the reason for…

‘Diary in Stitches’ Book Review

‘Diary in Stitches’ Book Review

  My sweet friend Minki is the absolute master of sewing illustration. A quick glance through her instagram feed is a testament to that fact. She makes her drawings come alive with some linen, a sewing machine and some simple fabric scraps. And I have to tell you, it’s inspiring! When Minki asked me to be a part of the…

Thinking About How To Boost Your Creativity

Thinking About How To Boost Your Creativity

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about ways to boost your creativity. You see, I’ve been pretty quiet here on the blogging front lately. There’s lots going on behind the scenes but there’s not a lot to show for it at Molly and Mama. And I’ve spent a bit of time pondering what I can do to make some positive…

Felt Cat Tutorial – Sew A Softie 2018

Felt Cat Tutorial – Sew A Softie 2018

Let’s Make Cinnamon, the cutest little felt kitty cat! Today is my turn on the blog hop for Sew A Softie month! Wishing a very warm welcome to those who have found their way here for the first time today. We’ll be making a sweet little felt kitty cat called Cinnamon! She’s super simple and straightforward. You can modify the…