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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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The Handmade Fair 

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Kirstie Allsopp presents The Handmade Fair, coming this September!

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I am Maike Barteldres 

Tuesday 15 July 2014

Maike has a deep fascination with stone. Its hardness and brittleness provide endless challenges, its texture and colouring lead to exciting discoveries.

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Crafty Micro Critters! 

Monday 14 July 2014

Knit a bug and help save lives in Africa!

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How to make your own earwires 

Tuesday 08 July 2014

Making your own earwires is really easy when using head or eye pins. By Sian Hamilton

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A miniature childhood 

Wednesday 02 July 2014

Now 25, and a graduate with a First in creative writing, Kira Swales recalls a life in miniatures through the eyes of a child

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Glad bags! 

Tuesday 01 July 2014

Stephanie Richards acknowledges that handbags are a girl’s best friend as she views their uses though the ages

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Basic techniques PDF download 

Monday 30 June 2014

Your knook basic techniques in easy downloadable PDFs!

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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton 

Thursday 26 June 2014

The Miniaturist, a new novel by Jessie Burton, is released on 3rd July

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Win a loom band kit! 

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Your chance to win one of two loom band kits from Beads Direct.

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Feeling hot, hot, hot! 

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Top products for keeping your dolls' house cool this summer.

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