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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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JewelStreet are Crowdfunding 

Thursday 10 April 2014

JewelStreet, the leading online jewellery marketplace have launched a Crowdfunding campaign to grow the business

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Yarn Review from Knitting issue 127, April 2014 

Thursday 10 April 2014

Jeanette Sloan knits up the new season spring yarns

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Nosek's supporting Breast Cancer Care 

Monday 07 April 2014

Nosek's Just Gems are selling an exclusive bracelet in support of the charity Breast Cancer Care.

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Make an old suitcase 

Monday 07 April 2014

Louise Bardwell explains how to a 1:12 scale suitcase

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Spotted egg cosies 

Friday 04 April 2014

Whip up these cute spotted egg cosies in time for Easter

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Top 5 Silver Clays 

Monday 31 March 2014

Silver is the most popular of the metal clays, so here are our top 5 types!

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UK Handmade competition 

Friday 28 March 2014

Sue Ryder New Goods launch competition to find new products from UK crafters

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Britain's Next Top Designer? 

Thursday 27 March 2014

Think this could be you? Then join in LoveKnitting.com's new design competition!

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Autumn/Winter 2014 Trend Report 

Wednesday 26 March 2014

International Jewellery London have released their Autumn/Winter '14 trend report and we take a look at translating the trends to our designs. By Katie Holloway

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A Gripping Yarn 

Wednesday 26 March 2014

Don't miss BBC Radio 4's programme dedicated to knitting on 23rd April!

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