Welcome to the Crafts Institute

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!

Read more
Welcome to the Crafts Institute

Digital editions of our magazines

Give the gift that keeps on giving! Save up to 40% off the price of the printed magazine with a digital subscription! Buy a 6 issue subscription from only £14.99. Click here to find out more.
Now available for Apple, Android, Kindle and Nexus devices.

 

 

Read more
Digital editions of our magazines

Sign up for regular email updates!

Sign up to the Crafts Institute email newsletter for monthly updates from the website and magazines, plus competitions, latest news, book launches and reviews! Click here to sign up today!

 

 

Read more
Sign up for regular email updates!

Subscribe and save up to 30%

Subscribe today to one of our craft titles and you can save up to 30%! A magazine subscription is the perfect way to receive lots of great projects, delivered direct to your door throughout the year! Click here for more information.

 

 

Read more
Subscribe and save up to 30%

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

Showing all articles by date

Take a Ball of String launches today! 

Monday 07 September 2015

Celebrate the release of craft author Jemima Schlee's latest book and be in with a chance to win a copy!

Tagged in: 

Read full story

October 209 Giveaways 

Thursday 03 September 2015

Your chance to win the prizes from issue 209, October 2015

Tagged in: 

Read full story

Autumn 146 Giveaways  

Friday 21 August 2015

Your chance to win this month's prizes

Tagged in: knitting competition

Read full story

September 84 Giveaways 

Thursday 20 August 2015

Your chance to win the prizes from issue 84 of Making Jewellery magazine!

Tagged in: 

Read full story

Artwave festival craft workshops  

Thursday 13 August 2015

GMC Publications is delighted to be hosting two FREE craft workshops a part of this year's Artwave Festival in Lewes, East Sussex.   Dorset Button Making On Saturday 22nd August between 11am a

Tagged in: Craft news,Workshops

Read full story

Host a Strawberry Tea for Breast Cancer Care 

Friday 24 July 2015

Raise money for the charity Breast Cancer Care by holding your own knitting-themed strawberry tea!

Tagged in: 

Read full story

20% off all Artesano Yarns 

Monday 20 July 2015

Use this code to receive a 20% discount on all Artesano yarns!

Tagged in: 

Read full story

Cellini spiral earrings 

Wednesday 01 July 2015

Use seed beads and a simple tubular peyote stitch to create these structural cellini spiral earrings. By Clair Wolfe

Tagged in: 

Read full story

Flower Party with Kerrie Slade 

Wednesday 24 June 2015

Join Kerrie Slade at the 5th Beaders' Best Art Fair in Germany from 21 - 23 August 2015.

Tagged in: 

Read full story

New website for Paracordz Factory 

Thursday 11 June 2015

The craze for paracord jewellery isn't dying down. Find out about the exclusive magazine's new website!

Tagged in: 

Read full story