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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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Dowager attends Miniatura 

Tuesday 25 March 2014

Who will you see at this weekend's major dolls' house fair?

Tagged in: julie campbell,dolls,Dolls' house,Miniatura,Downton Abbey,Bags of Character,Only Fools And Horses,Collectibles

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E17 Designers' Spring Market 

Tuesday 25 March 2014

E17 Designers are showcasing their latest pieces to browse and buy.

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Nominate your cause! 

Tuesday 25 March 2014

Styelcraft announces new initiative to give yarn support to a great cause each month, you just have to nominate yours!

Tagged in: knitting news,knitting for charity

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The Great Yorkshire Wool Hunt 

Monday 24 March 2014

Book your place on Knit for Peace's latest knitting holiday

Tagged in: Knitting news,Knitting holidays

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Knitted Textile Awards Open Category now open! 

Monday 24 March 2014

The UKHKA's Knitted Textile Awards Open Category is back and now open for entries!

Tagged in: knitting news,knitting competition

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Dolls of Japan 

Tuesday 18 March 2014

Exhibition celebrates unique tradition of dolls

Tagged in: dolls,Museum

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Gold award for Beads Direct 

Thursday 13 March 2014

Beads Direct have won a Feefo Trusted Merchant Gold Award

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Fabulous fabrics and famous costumes 

Thursday 13 March 2014

Visit The Quilt Museum for period dress and fabric inspiration

Tagged in: Jane Austen,costume,fabrics,Downton Abbey

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Photography Apps 

Monday 10 March 2014

An overview of some of the best photography apps to help sell your jewellery. By Sian Hamilton

Tagged in: making jewellery feature,apps

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Turn on a little charm 

Thursday 06 March 2014

Learn to turn small-scale items

Tagged in: Woodwork,small-scale

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