Market-leading craft magazines, fast-growing ecommerce sites and much-loved craft products
Simply Cards & Papercraft
The UK’s best-selling papercraft magazine, Simply Cards & Papercraft shows you how to create stylish and beautiful cards for every occasion.
Papercraft Essentials magazine places an emphasis on cute and traditional styles, combining quick makes with more in-depth projects for intermediate and advanced crafters.
Die-cutting Essentials magazine is full of creative ways to use your papercraft dies and embossing folders. Each issue comes with an exclusive papercraft cutting die.
Creative Stamping magazine is packed with inspiring ideas and step-by-step technique guides. Each issue comes with a fabulous exclusive A4 sheet of themed stamps.
Crochet Now is the fastest-growing UK crochet magazine.
Winner of Specialist Interest Title of the Year 2018 in the prestigious ACE Newspaper & Magazine Awards.
Knit Now magazine is all about quick, simple, stylish designs that knitters love to make. Each issue is packed full of fresh ideas and inspiration, with over 20 fabulous patterns to knit.
If you adore quilting and patchwork and love contemporary fabric, Quilt Now magazine is for you. It’s full of beautiful quilting projects and patchwork techniques from leading experts worldwide.
Love Sewing magazine is packed with projects, ideas and inspiration to get you making, mending and creating beautiful things for your home, your family, friends and for yourself — from simple home décor projects to dressmaking and quilting makes.
Your Crochet & Knitting
Your Crochet & Knitting is a brand-new magazine that’s packed full of yarn inspiration. Every issue includes yarn in six gorgeous co-ordinating colours, plus a crochet hook and pair of knitting needles.
Simply Lettering is the UK’s brand-new guide to modern calligraphy. Every issue is packed with tips, interviews, projects and inspiration to help you learn hand lettering, and comes with exclusive pens and practice sheets to get you started.
A luxury monthly box full of exclusive crochet goodies curated by Sarah-Jayne of Bella Coco Crochet.
MoreMags is the online store from which you can buy the latest issues, back issues and subscriptions for all of Practical Publishing’s magazines.
CraftStash is the leading UK online papercraft store. It sells all the latest releases, from all your favourite brands, at guaranteed low prices — all backed by award-winning customer service.
Simple Sew designs and manufactures stylish, contemporary sewing patterns.
The Practical Publishing group in a nutshell
Practical Publishing International is a privately owned international media group specialising in magazines and websites for consumers passionate about their hobbies.
Founded in 2001 the company has evolved from publishing one craft magazine with a handful of staff, to having offices in Manchester (UK) and Brisbane (Australia) and employing more than 60 staff. The company publishes over 15 regular-frequency specialist titles, numerous special editions, several websites and apps.
Practical holds market-leading positions within several craft sectors internationally. It has comprehensive global distribution of its key brands and distributes over 3 million magazines and books a year.
The company is acknowledged for its innovative promotions and has direct manufacturing relationships with factories producing craft products in Asia, ensuring a continuous supply of market-leading added value gifts for its readers.
Crafters reached worldwide per month
Leading craft brands