Welcome to the Crafts Institute

Welcome to the Crafts Institute, home of Making, Knitting magazine, Making Jewellery and The Dolls' House magazine. Don't miss out on the latest projects, interviews, articles, techniques, competitions and behind-the-scenes blogs of your favourite craft magazines!

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Packed full of information about your hobby

Love miniatures, making jewellery, knitting or multi-crafting? Our magazines are packed with projects, inspirational features, interviews, techniques, reviews, news, competitions, shopping guides and fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Packed full of information about your hobby

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Torie Jayne 

Wednesday 10 October 2012

We ask crafty blogger Torie Jayne some probing questions about life, love and making.

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Meet Willow Crossley 

Wednesday 10 October 2012

Author of The Art of Handmade Living, Willow Crossley, talks French flea markets, homemaking heroes, and crafting obsessions. By Leah Harper

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Jewelled Nelson Mandela 

Wednesday 10 October 2012

To celebrate Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday, a tutor from Birmingham City University made a unique piece of jewelled art as tribute. Tom Rucker, goldsmith and jewellery designer created this stun

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Innovative Stringing 

Wednesday 10 October 2012

With the increase in demand for new stringing materials, we look at the newest and most original stringing materials around. By Julie Bonnar

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For Better or Worse 

Wednesday 10 October 2012

Making your own wedding rings is a truly romantic notion, but will it be the happy ending you hoped for, or a recipe for disaster? Julia Rai investigates.

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Halloween knits 

Tuesday 09 October 2012

Need some inspiration for your spooky Halloween knits? Katy Evans checks out the latest collection of ‘scary’ themed knitting books to inspire you.

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Brilliant books to win! 

Tuesday 09 October 2012

Win a collection of knitted character books, from fairytales to farmyards and zombies by Fiona Goble, author of the infamous Knit Your Own Royal Wedding!

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St Mungo’s Woolly hat day! 

Tuesday 09 October 2012

St Mungo's third annual Woolly Hat Day returns Friday 26 October and they are calling on knitters to take up their needles and get involved, so get your hats on for the homeless! St Mungo's cha

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