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Toys, Automata, Dolls and Teddy Bears
Coworking studios and creative venues for
Wedding: make your own
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Craft on TV or in the News
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Meet the makers: Jo Garden Art sculpture
Top listings: make your own dog collar and lead!
Crafts for kids, school holiday solutions ☀️
Top crafts- craft trends of 2021
Meet the makers: Fired Glass
‘Happy Hookers’: creative well-being
Meet the makers: Gartmore House
Learning Disability Week 2021: crafts to inspire all abilities
Endangered crafts: the Red List 2021
Meet the maker: The Northumberland Milliner
Sustainability: eco crafts
TV guide: Great British Sewing Bee is back 🐝
Meet the makers: 3 family based craft businesses
The life and times of Vincent van Gogh
Happy birthday William Morris!
Craft inspiration: DIY floral wrapping paper
Mother of CraftCourses, mothers everywhere, we honour you 💕
Starting a craft business: candle making
The Bridgerton effect 💕
Craft trends 2021: the ones to watch!
Win it Wednesday: Mosaic heart kit
Best online craft courses: our top 20 creative classes online
Best LIVE online craft workshops - our top 20 classes to enjoy from the comfort of your home!
Best craft kits: Our top 30 from independent UK makers
Challenge accepted: 12 goals for 12 months!
New Years Resolutions- Turning a new page
Our CraftCourses Christmas do: learning calligraphy together online
Friday night lockdown style - crafting kits from home!
Crafting from the comfort of your own home
The perfect alternative Christmas Do?
Cyanotype printing: from redundancy to finding a dream job.
Crafts in a jiffy (bag) - next up online drawing
Easy elderberry syrup recipe - a homemade and foraged cold and flu remedy
Are remote and online craft courses as good as in-person craft courses?
Low waste living: our favourite ethical brands and courses
Make a silver ring (at home) workshop - our honest review
A handy guide to restarting your in-person craft workshops
Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) Funding Applications Opening Soon
Love soaps but without the drama? Our team tried soapmaking at home.
Make your own dream leather bag - crafts in a jiffy (bag) project 3
Free food foraging recipe: Wild Ramson Capers
Changing times: Embrace the power of colour!
Crafts in a jiffy (bag) - next up stamp making
Growing fresh food from supermarket leftovers
Crafts in a jiffy (bag) - first up leather earrings
Elderflower champagne - a forager's recipe
Meet figurative sculptor Lydia who is donating to the NHS with every one of her Stay Home Sculpting Kits
Learn new crafts on lockdown - I tried candlemaking, and it was amazing!
Grow Your Own: essential garden hacks and seed saving with award winning gardening journalist Kim Stoddart
Super simple sourdough starter recipe
Top 10 tips: How to get the most out of remote and online craft sessions
Why crafting can help during isolation
The best podcasts for self-isolation and life in general, in our opinion!
No pasta? No problem. Easy-peasy pasta that anyone can make.
Our isolation survival guide - craft yourself through tough times
Foraging in spring: wild garlic recipes
Crafty ways to keep children learning and entertained whilst home schooling
Our guide to creating great online and distance learning craft workshops
4 Top tips for keeping your sewing machine happy
Celebrating female craftswomen for International Women's Day
12 craft books to help you achieve your visions
How to find the perfect venue for a craft workshop
The exquisite art of a Rwandan mountain village
Recycled art: try weaving your waste
Craft trends 2020: the ones to watch!
4 ways to boost your brand exposure at a craft fair
DIY Dad: Making a knife and leather sheath with my son
A unique Christmas gift (hint - it involves alpacas!)
This is NOT a Black Friday deal: pay it forward instead
Six top tips for sustainable gifting this Christmas
DIY Dad: building a hedgehog hotel with my son
WIN tickets and get creative at Wonderwool Wales 2020
Wonderful willow: an eco-solution for a post-plastic world
How to make your workshops more accessible – advice for creative tutors
10 ways to make a stunning Christmas wreath - some unexpected!
Writing in the pursuit of happiness
Six reasons why you should take a craft course
10 reasons to discover Craft Festival Cardiff this autumn
20 crafty things to do with the kids this October half term
That's a wrap! Gift wrapping tips from the world's most foremost expert
Wool Week interview with wool artist Sophie Wheatley
From cardiac surgery to ceramics: Peanut Ceramics talks empowering women through art
Pet portraits: painting my beloved goat in wool
Free food: autumn foraging recipes
Ever wanted to live The Good Life?
Getting started with silver clay: 5 eco-friendly reasons to try this craft
Is craft the antidote to today’s digital world?
Top 10 makers markets in Britain
Dale Chihuly glass artist: ‘Reflections on nature’ at Kew Gardens
Shh, the secret is word of mouth!
River Cottage Festival 2019: crafts, food, music, flowers - and no plastic!
Something to celebrate? 5 craft ideas to mark special occasions
Where craft meets archeology: wild foraged basketry in the woods
How to take beautiful photos to promote your creative workshops
Two award-winning creative tutors share a special day in the North East!
Skincare products: 6 of the best reasons to make your own
Ideas for going plastic-free in the garden...
The Good Life Experience: the festival for people like you
Out and about: plastic-free lifestyle swaps
Kids love climbing trees. And kids love dens. What is better than either of these? A den up a tree!
Talking dirty - top ways go plastic-free in the bathroom!
Plastic Free July: our team's journey, starting with the kitchen
How to get involved with the craftiest mental health fundraiser!
Interview with expert leatherworker Jason Stocks-Young
DIY weddings: 12 inspiring ways to craft your perfect day
Craft tutors: how you can prepare for Brexit and uncertain times ahead
The future seems a little bleak: 5 things you CAN do
Foraging fun for all the family: Elderflower recipes
Gift ideas for Father's Day? This one is unusual, different and very memorable.
Corsetry: Are you more steam punk or period drama?
Celebrate nature’s beauty with stunning summer crafts (plus a bonus elderflower champagne recipe!)
Gardening is good for you, and your kids!
Grow your own (delicious) organic produce – easy tips for a climate resilient garden
Craft workshop ideas for older children (and young ones too!)
Why taking a craft course is good for your wellbeing
A guide to British bees and how you can help protect them
Get Creative and improve your wellbeing
Top tips for getting started in jewellery making with Kernowcraft
Annie Sloan’s step-by-step guide to stencilling with Chalk Paint®
Welcome to the Wood School
Top secret green woodworking skills revealed...
Blue Innovations: contemporary Czech indigo prints at London Craft Week
Simple steps to becoming a better photographer
Wind in the Willows campaign for a Wilder Future
Spring Crafts you need to try
Sea change is now - coastal escapes to explore a new way of living and creating
Are some of our most treasured crafts about to become Extinct?!
Chocolate Easter Eggs: what’s the history and how are they made?
10 Artists you NEED to know about - and they are all women!
Top 5 Ideas for a Memorable Mother's Day
Craftspeople! Do you want to hear some good news?
You wool not believe the range of workshops at Wonderwool Wales! (sorry)
Capturing lace: from perishable fabric to enduring jewellery
Book Review: The Potter's Bible - but is it?
Creative sisters are doing it for themselves... a ready-made friend in every town?
Want to show your Valentine that you really care?
7 Unusual Valentine’s Date Ideas:
Five reasons soap bars are making a come-back in 2019
Expand your craft horizons with our Creative Bucket List!
Learn to make your own natural, organic affordable skin care
Go Green in 2019 with these environmentally conscious courses
Make your own lampshade - 5 surprising new creative techniques
Top 6 creative gift experiences for men and women who love the outdoors!
The health benefits of craft
Handmade Christmas decorations: our top 7 favourites
“Losing the thread”: Alzheimer’s depicted in stitch
The New Year Essential: make your own notebook for 2019
Crafty Black Friday Deals!
How to be a Craftivist
Fountain pen ink... rediscovering a forgotten medium
The CraftCourses Guide to becoming an Arts and Crafts tutor
Creative kindness empowering women across the globe
Our Top 12 Christmas Craft Courses
Edward Burne-Jones: shocking the Victorians with sensuous beauty
A Big Important Art Book - now with women!
Meet the Iron Lady... artist blacksmith and welder
Hygge: probably the best feeling in the world?
Restore your faith in humanity with this story of kindness…
6 crafty ideas to keep the children (and you) entertained this half term!
A Preview of Tate Modern’s Anni Albers Exhibition
Craft on prescription: are Arts and Crafts the solution to our growing mental health issue?
Artisan Bread – is it the next craft to be added to the ‘Endangered’ list?
Anni Albers exhibition at Tate Modern: the hand weaving modern artist
Narrowboat arm-knitting and crochet on the Kennet and Avon canal
Made To Last, by Rose Teleri
Forging bonds to last a lifetime
Three days of shoe-making - traditional craft makes a lasting impression
Mad about Hats at London Craft Week - May 2018
How to start a candle making business
BBC's Make! Craft Britain
Knitting and crochet workshops support people with learning difficulties
Upholstery and Upcycling in Derbyshire
New features for creative course lovers...
The CraftCourses creative bucket list – top ten skills to master this year!
Discovering the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku “fish printing”… in Wales
10 fabulous festive crafts to learn this Christmas...
Upholsterer Helen Bell on her working life…
Getting the most out of CraftCourses.com
Cbeebies on the lookout for craftspeople...
Craft Courses website featured on BBC’s Countryfile!
Six insider tips for running fabulous craft courses!
Weekend Bronze casting course - the ancient art of ‘Lost Wax’
Channel 4 looking for crafters for Kirstie Allsopp's Handmade Christmas show!
We are all beautiful, walking, works of art… creative ability birthed out of tragedy
My First Taste of Enamelling on Copper
Make a silver ring - workshop in West Wales
Special Offer! Reduced price entry to the Handmade Fair, Ragley
Ancient Treasures - A journey into bead-making
Candle making with afternoon tea anyone?
3 Ways How Woodworking Can Be The Most Fulfilling DIY Hobby
What is Encaustic Art? Interview with Phil Madley
Knitting a family together through generations…
Can you offer an old rocking horse a good home?
Photography courses on London's vibrant Southbank
Felted picture selected by the Royal Academy of Arts and… Facebook
The last Art In Action
Glass artists needed for Kirstie Allsopp's Christmas TV show
Adventurous textiles tutor needed for a teaching trip to Turkey...
Whittle your own woodland animal: 'the perfect workshop in a perfect environment'
Meditation, mindfulness - and knitting!
Make! Craft Britain: BBC4, 9th June at 9pm on BBC4
Paint yourself as a tree, a Goddess... make your heart sing!
Training on offer for Mum-preneurs
Made with love, a bit like a baby
The Great British Pottery Throw down is back... are you ready?
The Art of Woodcraft evening: traditional and modern techniques
The Colourful world of Caroline Jariwala, of Mango Mosaics
Art4Fun: Can joining an art class help you cope with cancer?
Film company seeks craftspeople to 'set up a community from scratch'
Compassionate Friends learn craft together
Trawden in Lancashire - alive with artistic activity
Tutor makes her craft course accessible for all
Father's Day gift vouchers - the perfect present for creative and practical Dads!
Young people want to learn crafts like knitting and wooden toy making
Rag Rug Making at the Museum
Spinning a new yarn
Creative Glass Guild Supports the future of UK Craft
Acts of Making festival
BBC's 'Britain's Best Potter' on the lookout for talent!
Two pregnant ladies on a leather bag making course
Mosaic garden design at Harrogate Flower Show
Craft Learning: enhancing your skills
A beginners guide to lino printing
Whatever your dreams are, start taking them very, very seriously.
6. A Life in the day of a Master... Potter
5. A Life in the day of a Master... textile artist
Student experience: Mosaics in Nidderdale
Learning the art of weaving (and a happy life!)
4. A Life in the day of a Master... rocking horse maker
3. A Life in the Day of a Master... leatherworker
Weekend with expert wood carver Peter Berry
2 . A Life in the Day of a Master... architectural and stained glass artist
1. A Life in the Day of a Master... jewellery designer
A craft is not just for Christmas...
The benefits of green woodwork
Felt Amazing! An introduction to wet felting
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