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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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tom Bishop Productions' Dolls' House Miniatures Fair in Madrid 

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Tom Bishop Productions presents the 2014 Madrid Fair on the 15-16 November

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The Gingerbread Christmas at Leeds Castle 

Wednesday 22 October 2014

The magic of Christmas descends upon the entire Leeds Castle Estate this December

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London Jewellery School's diploma show in Creative Jewellery 

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Over 20 students took part in the most recent diploma show of their final creations at London Jewellery School

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New Miniatura Show! 

Monday 13 October 2014

Introducing the newest Miniatura show, at Cranmore Park on 16 November 2014

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Betts Metal Sales for MacMillan Cancer Support 

Tuesday 23 September 2014

On 26th September Betts Metal Sales will be holding a 'Best of British' themed fundraiser day in support of MacMillan.

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Father finishes building his daughter's dolls' house after 35 years 

Monday 22 September 2014

Geoffrey Walkley completes his daughter's three story dolls' house, based on the 18th century Rainham Hall

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Free Fox pattern 

Wednesday 17 September 2014

We’re celebrating GMC author Susie John’s book signing at The Handmade Fair with this FREE Fox pattern from Knitted Woodland Creatures

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New Studios for London Jewellery School 

Tuesday 09 September 2014

LJS have changed location to the trendy Brick Lane

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Houndstooth swing jacket 

Monday 08 September 2014

Celebrate new season style with this gorgeous Houndstooth swing jacket by Maisie Smith, perfect for early autumn

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Sherlock's miniature tale 

Thursday 04 September 2014

A miniature Sherlock Holmes book written exclusively for Queen Mary's dolls' house is to be published in its original format

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