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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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Miniature projects with polymer clay 

Wednesday 30 July 2014

If you enjoy experimenting with polymer clay,  this new ebook could be for you. If you're a fan of miniatures, you'll certainly want to take a peek! Sue Heaser has worked professionally in polymer cl

Tagged in: miniatures,Fimo,Polymer clay,project

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Forget finding love online - how about a business partner? 

Wednesday 30 July 2014

Knitting entrepreneurs Jo and Kate celebrate the anniversary of their business The Golden Skein by sharing how they met on an online Knit-a-long.

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Royal Childhood 

Monday 28 July 2014

Discover a unique childhood at Buckingham Palace this summer

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Insure your dolls' house 

Thursday 24 July 2014

Robert Read gives advice to collectors on insuring their precious collection

Tagged in: miniatures,Dolls' house,Hiscox,insurance,accidental damage

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Introducing the Gyro-cut 

Thursday 24 July 2014

Cutting paper? Here's a handy addition to your tool box

Tagged in: creative,scrapbooking,stencil-making,decoupage

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Style on a shoestring 

Monday 21 July 2014

Christiane Berridge combines her knowledge of miniatures and thrift to advise others

Tagged in: Dolls' house,project,budget,style,new look,recycle,stash

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Baseball bootees fit for a (future) king! 

Friday 18 July 2014

To celebrate Prince George turning one on Tuesday 22 July, we're sharing this adorable baseball bootees pattern, fit for a prince (or princess!) with you for free!

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Peyote ring tutorial 

Thursday 17 July 2014

Learn how to stitch a peyote ring

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Emma Varnam Book Signing  

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Don't miss your chance to get author of How to Crochet, Emma Varnam, to sign your book at the Inspirations Christmas in July event on Monday 21st July!

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Ginger Cat teacosy kit 

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Janet Granger has just launched a brand new kit to make a beautiful Ginger Cat teacosy.

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