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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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Twig pendant 

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Make a decorative woodland pendant from silver clay. By Chu-mei Ho

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Woodland Finger Puppets 

Monday 28 October 2013

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Tagged in: Toys,Making,sewing,Craft,sew,November,make,Woodland Finger Puppets,Felt Sew Good by Christine Leech,Toy Time! supplement

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Andrew Geoghegan Jewellery 

Thursday 24 October 2013

Be dazzled by the luxury jewels designed by Andrew Geoghegan

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Introducing... Wool Against Weapons! 

Thursday 24 October 2013

We talk to Jaine Rose, founder of Wool Against Weapons, about giant pink peace scarves, using our voices and why knitting is her 'weapon' of choice.

Tagged in: Knitting interview,Knitting article,Wool Against Weapons

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Knitting issue 122 hits the shops this Thursday! 

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Head out on Thursday 24 October to grab your November issue of Knitting magazine, issue 122.

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Rather Splendid Christmas Fair 

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Come along to Handmade Things' Rather Splendid Christmas Fair on Saturday 7 December.

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Make a peacock 

Thursday 17 October 2013

Louise Bardwell explains how to make a peacock for your terrace or Tudor table!

Tagged in: Fimo,Garden,project,Tudor,Bird

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Racing Wings 

Thursday 17 October 2013

Poppy Porter is a jewellery designer who takes her inspiration from Japanese kimono fabric and Formula 1 racing. Katie Holloway finds out more.

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Garnet glow 

Wednesday 16 October 2013

Garnet red and textures of autumnal gold glow in this easy-to-make bracelet. By Rowena Hayter

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Waistcoat 

Tuesday 15 October 2013

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Tagged in: free pattern download,Making,sewing,sew,November,full size pattern,November issue of Making,Issue 40,Making making

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