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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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jewellery line inspired by Vogue 

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Claire Fouché's latest jewellery collection is inspired by former Vogue editor Diana Vreeland and socialite Nancy Cunard.

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Yarn review from issue 129, June 2014 

Friday 13 June 2014

Jeanette Sloan gets stuck into the latest yarns for summer

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Lacy summer top 

Friday 13 June 2014

Celebrate the sunshine with this FREE summery top pattern by Pat Menchini

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Pollock's Toyshop 

Thursday 05 June 2014

Christiane Berridge finds a London toyshop that remembers how we used to play

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Different treatments for resin 

Thursday 05 June 2014

Resin is an incredibly versatile material, learn how to add different and unusual colours, materials and textures to it in silver plated pendants. By Clare John

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Jeweller creates luxury scented jewellery 

Thursday 05 June 2014

French jewellery company OBO have created a pearl worn in jewellery which doubles as a perfume applicator

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Battle of the Beadsmith 

Wednesday 04 June 2014

The unveiling of the 2014 Battle of the Beadsmith entries is close at hand!

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MGM Online Fair 

Tuesday 03 June 2014

Sell online with MGM and their monthly fairs

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Join the Woolly Bike Trail! 

Monday 02 June 2014

Follow the Woolly Bike Trail through Yorkshire to celebrate the 100 Days of Culture Festival!

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Mermaid template 

Friday 30 May 2014

Template for use with Jayne Rimington's The Mermaid project from Making Jewellery issue 68

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