Entertainment magazines online, music industry magazines, crafts magazines online, more. We have links to about 350 magazines PDF online, on many subjects, with thousands of back issues, and they are all free. Our magazines are on eight webpages. You can find all the categories at “Magazines” in the menu at the top of any page.
Beatles Monthly Book – Music Magazines Online
London: Sean O’Mahony
“The Beatles Book (also known as Beatles Monthly) was a fanzine dedicated to the English rock band the Beatles, founded in 1963. It was first published in August 1963 and continued for 77 editions until it stopped publication after the December 1969 edition. It was revived in 1976, and ceased publication in 2003.” – Internet Archive.
Billboard – Music Industry Magazines
Billboard Co., Cincinnati, OH
“An American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows.” -Wikipedia. Billboard Magazine.
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Cash Box – Music Industry Magazines
NY: Cash Box Inc.
“Cash Box was a weekly magazine dedicated to the music and jukebox industries published from July 1942 to November 1996. An alternative to Billboard Magazine, Cash Box included regional chart data, hit songs by city, radio station, and record sales, popularity by jukebox, and charts by genre including country and R&B music. Initially, Cash Box listed songs with artist and label information, alphabetized by label, making it easier to track the impact of specific labels on the music scene. It also featured news of tours, insider gossip, album summaries, and photographs found nowhere else, as well as stories on thousands of singers, bands, and musicians, both famous and not so famous, rising stars and fading meteors, long-time stars and one-hit wonders. Later issues included sections for Canada, Great Britain, Belgium, Holland, Japan, Mexico, and other foreign countries.” – Internet Archive. Cash Box Magazine back issues, magazines pdf online.
CMJ New Music Monthly – Music Magazines Online
NY: CMJ Holdings Corp.
“CMJ New Music Monthly magazine was a monthly music magazine with interviews, reviews, and special features published from 1993 to 2009. Each issue included a compact disc with 15 to 24 songs by well established bands, unsigned bands, and everything in between.” – Wikipedia. Free music magazines online.
Computer Music – Music Magazines Online
Bath, UK: Future plc
“Computer Music magazine is the world’s best-selling magazine dedicated solely to making music with your Mac or PC. Each month, you can find easy-to-follow tutorials for all sorts of music software, expert video guides, unbiased reviews of the latest products, and studio sessions with pro producers. Computer Music brings you the best in tutorials, reviews, news, interviews, videos and features, and no matter whether you’re a complete newcomer to computer-based music production or a seasoned pro, there’s plenty for you in every issue.” – Publisher. Where can I get old magazines for free UK.
Guitar World – Music Magazines Online
Future Publishing Ltd
“For more than 31 years, Guitar World magazine has served as North America’s leading publication for rock guitarists, providing unique instructional content, exclusive photography and interviews with the genre’s leading celebrity guitarists. Each month, Guitar World offers lessons that help players refine their craft, in-depth reviews of the latest guitars, amplifiers and effects, current happenings from around the rock scene, celebrity columnists and one-on-one conversations with artists ranging from iconic superstars to the young guns of today.” Magazines pdf online.
High Fidelity Music Magazine Online
“High Fidelity was an American magazine that was published from April 1951 until July 1989 and was a source of information about high fidelity audio equipment, video equipment, audio recordings, and other aspects of the musical world, such as music history, biographies, and anecdotal stories by or about noted performers. – Wikipedia. High Fidelity Magazine back issues free.
Hits – Music Industry Magazine
“Hits magazine is an American music industry trade publication. Founded by Lenny Beer and Dennis Lavinthal, who had previously worked in independent promotion, it was launched as a print magazine in August 1986. It quickly became one of the more widely circulated “tip sheets” with considerable record industry support.” -American Radio History. Music business magazine online free, PDF online magazines free.
JazzTimes – Online Music Magazine
Silver Spring, MD Glenn Sabin
“America’s preeminent jazz magazine relies on an award-winning staff to provide uncompromising and provocative coverage of the jazz scene in the U.S. and throughout the world. Featuring special themes, insightful profiles,comprehensive guides and timely news reports.” – JazzTimes Magazine online. PDF magazine free download.
Kerrang Magazine – Online Rock Magazines
London: Wasted Talent Ltd
“Kerrang! magazine is a British weekly magazine devoted to rock and metal music, currently published by Wasted Talent. Kerrang! was initially devoted to the new wave of British heavy metal and the rise of hard rock acts. In the early 2000s it became the best-selling British music weekly.” – Wikipedia. Free online magazines UK, Where can I get old magazines for free UK.
Melody Maker – Music Magazine Online
London – Melody Maker
Melody Maker magazine is a British weekly music newspaper and one of the world’s earliest music weeklies. It was founded in 1926, as a magazine for dance band musicians. In the late ’60s it concentrated on Rock & Pop, but also included pages for such genres as Jazz and Folk. Melody Maker magazine back issues. Free online magazines UK.
Modern Drummer – Music Magazines Online
U.S.: Modern Drummer
“Caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers through interviews with the world’s best drummers. MD also reports on trends, activities, drum products, publications, and recordings. A roster of over 35 educational departments offers readers playing tips and advice.” – Publisher. Modern Drummer Magazine.
Mojo – Music Magazine Online
UK: Bauer Media
“Mojo magazine is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.” Founded in 1993. – Wikipedia
Music Lovers’ Phonograph Monthly Review – Online Music Magazines
Phonograph Publishing Co., Boston, MA
Subtitle: “An Independent Magazine for Amateurs Interested in Recorded Music and Its Development”. This monthly contains news of new recordings and many reviews. The emphasis is on ‘classical’ music, but a column entitled “Analytical Notes and Reviews by our Staff Critics” covers, in addition to Orchestral, Chamber Music and Choral, non-classical categories such as Popular, Dance, Band, Novelty, and Foreign Records. Music Lovers’ Phonograph Monthly Review. Music magazine online free.
Muzik – Music Magazines Online
UK: IPC Media
“Muzik magazine was a British dance music magazine published by IPC Media from June 1995 to August 2003. Aimed at serious dance music fans rather than weekend clubbers, Muzik’s writers included a number of well-known DJs, including Kris Needs, Rob da Bank, Spoony, Terry Farley, Bob Jones, Jonty Skrufff and Dave Mothersole.” – Wikipedia. Free online magazines UK, Muzik magazine back issues.
Pop Weekly – Music Magazines Online
London – Pop Weekly
A UK music weekly founded in 1962 as ‘Pop Ten Monthly’, changing names later that year to ‘Pop Weekly’. It claimed to be the first magazine to combine up-to-the-minute news reports, articles on all of the most popular artists and groups of the day together with fabulous shots of the stars.
Back issues of the UK magazine Melody Maker, also on this page above, may be of interest. Free online magazines UK, Pop Weekly magazine archive.
Record Research – Music Industry Magazines
Subtitle: “Magazine of Record Statistics and Information”. Record Research magazine was a record collectors’ auction list and discography/records history magazine published between 1955 and 1995. It appears to have been an independent newsletter, containing columns, informative tidbits, artist profiles, and information about records, including those from the earliest days of the recording industry. PDF magazines free download.
Record World – Music Industry Magazine
“Record World magazine was a music industry trade magazine published from 1946 to April of 1982. Until 1964 it was called “Music Vendor.” -American Radio History.
Rolling Stone – Music Magazine Online
U.S. – Penske Media Corp.
“Rolling Stone magazine is a cultural icon. It’s the number one pop culture reference point for 13 million young adults. In addition to its authoritative position in music, Rolling Stone’s sphere of influence reaches into entertainment, movies, television, technology, and national affairs. Rolling Stone covers everything that’s important, trend-setting, and newsworthy to the thought leaders among young adults.” – Rolling Stone Magazine back issues online.
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Smash Hits – Music Magazine Online
“Smash Hits magazine was a pop music magazine aimed at teenagers and young adults, featuring lyrics, photographs, interviews and news related to celebrity music acts in the UK (Later offshoots arrived in the US and Australia). After an initial test issue, the magazine started publishing in 1979, switching to a fortnightly schedule after three issues, and finally closing up in 2006. – Internet Archive. Smash Hits Magazine back issues.
Sound and Audio Magazine Collection – Music Magazines Online
U.S., UK, Australia, Poland
This collection of magazines dedicated to electronic equipment includes three similar British magazines featuring stereo equipment, titles “Hi-Fi Choice”, “Hi-Fi News”, & “What Hi-Fi”, with issues running from about 2010 to 2020.
“Sound & Vision” from 2015-2016, a U.S. title for consumer electronics.
“Radioelektronik Audio Video Hi Fi” from Warsaw, in Polish, about 1985-2003.
“Stereophile”, U.S., 2015-2016.
“Sound + Image”, Australia, 2015-2016.
A few issues of other, similar titles.
Spin – Online Music Magazines
U.S.: Spin Media
“From the concert stage to the dressing room, from the recording studio to the digital realm, SPIN magazine surveys the modern musical landscape and the culture around it with authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ear.” – Spin Magazine back issues online.
Total Guitar – Music Magazine
Bath, UK: Future plc
“Total Guitar magazine is Europe’s best-selling guitar magazine. Every month we feature interviews with the biggest names and hottest new acts in guitar land, plus Guest Lessons from the stars. Finally, our Rocked & Rated section is the place to go for reviews, round-ups and help setting up your guitars and gear.” – Publisher.
Uncut UK – Music Magazine Online Free
“Uncut UK Magazine is your essential guide to the month’s best music. Every issue, our comprehensive and trustworthy reviews section showcases the best new releases and reissues, while our in-depth features section includes interviews with the greatest names in music from the past five decades as well as the classic artists of tomorrow.”
Vibe – Music Magazine Online
“Vibe Magazine is the lifestyle guide to urban music and culture including celebrities, fashion, beauty, consumer electronics, automotive, personal care/grooming, and, always, music. Edited for a multicultural audience.” – Vibe Magazine online.
Billboard – Entertainment Magazines Online
Billboard Co., Cincinnati, OH
“An American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows.” -Wikipedia. Billboard Magazine online.
Entertainment Weekly – Entertainment Magazines Online
“An American magazine online free that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.” -Wikipedia. The link has about 40 issues from 2015 to 2016. Entertainment Weekly Magazine back issues online.
National Enquirer – Entertainment Magazines Online
“The National Enquirer magazine is an American tabloid newspaper published by American Media, Inc.. Founded in 1926, newspaper has undergone a number of changes over the years. As of April 18, 2019, The Washington Post reported that the National Enquirer was being sold for $100 million to James Cohen, CEO of Hudson Group.” This collection has about 40 issues. National Enquirer magazine back issues online.
Rolling Stone – Entertainment Magazines Online
U.S. – Penske Media Corp.
“Rolling Stone magazine is a cultural icon. It’s the number one pop culture reference point for 13 million young adults. In addition to its authoritative position in music, Rolling Stone’s sphere of influence reaches into entertainment, movies, television, technology, and national affairs. Rolling Stone covers everything that’s important, trend-setting, and newsworthy to the thought leaders among young adults.” – Rolling Stone Magazine back issues online. Rolling Stone magazine archives online.
Us Weekly – Entertainment Magazines Online
U.S. – American Media Inc.
“Us Weekly Magazine covers film, video, television and contemporary music. It provides in-depth editorials on top personalities, events and developments current in the world of entertainment.” – Us Weekly Magazine back issues online, entertainment magazines online.
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Weekly World News – Entertainment Magazines Online
Weekly World News Magazine appears to be one of the more extreme tabloid newspapers. Pop culture magazine, entertainment magazines online.
American Cinemotographer – Movie Magazines Online
Hollywood, CA.: American Society of Cinematographers
“American Cinematographer magazine is a magazine published monthly by the American Society of Cinematographers. It focuses on the art and craft of cinematography, covering domestic and foreign feature productions, television productions, short films, music videos and commercials. The emphasis is on interviews with cinematographers, but directors and other filmmakers are often featured as well. Articles include technical how-to pieces, discussions of tools and technologies that affect cinematography, and historical features.” – Wikipedia
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Australian TV Week Magazine- Brisbane – Old TV Magazines
Melbourne: Southdown Press
“TV Week magazine is a weekly Australian magazine that provides television program listings information and highlights, as well as television-related news. Content ranges from previews for upcoming storylines of popular television programs, particularly dramas, comedies, soap operas and reality shows airing in Australia, celebrity interviews, gossip and news reports about television, movies and music. A full weekly program guide with highlights is featured, as well listings for streaming services and crossword puzzles. It was first published as a Melbourne-only publication in December 1957.” – Wikipedia
Cinefantastique – Old Movie Magazines
Forest Park, IL.: Cinefantastique
Cinefantastique magazine is an American horror, fantasy, and science fiction film magazine. Cinefantastique originally started as a mimeographed fanzine in 1967, then relaunched as a quarterly magazine in 1970. Publisher/editor Frederick S. Clarke made it a serious critical/review journal of the genres. Clarke died in 2000, and not long afterward the magazine was sold, and the name was changed to CFQ. – Wikipedia
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U.S.: Walt Disney
“The Disney Magazine, otherwise known as Disney News Magazine, was the “Official Magazine for Magic Kingdom Club Families” and ran between the years of 1965 and 2005. The magazine was sent out four times a year, with one edition per season and was free to members of the Magic Kingdom Club (MKC).” – Wikipedia.
Doctor Who – Television Fan Magazine
UK: Marvel Comics, Panini House
“Doctor Who Magazine is a magazine devoted to the long-running British science fiction television series “Doctor Who”. Launched in 1979 as Doctor Who Weekly, the magazine became a monthly publication the following year. Now with 13 issues a year, the publication features behind the scenes articles on the TV show and other media, as well as producing its own comic strip.” – Internet Archive
Fangoria – Old Movie Magazines
“Fangoria magazine is an internationally distributed American horror film fan magazine, in publication since 1979. At the height of its popularity in the 1980s and early ’90s it was the most prominent horror publication in the world.” – Internet Archive. In August 2020 it was announced that the dying magazine was being purchased by new owners and would be re-animated.
Film Bulletin – Film Magazines
A motion picture trade paper, issued every other week. Seems to be aimed mainly at cinema managers and other professionals in film distribution. It features (among many other articles), reviews of films that each contain a synopsis of the story and an assessment of its drawing power for ticket buyers. Film Bulletin Magazine.
Film India – Film Magazines
Bombay (Mumbai): Baburao Patel
“Film India magazine was an Indian monthly magazine covering Indian cinema and published in English. The magazine featured film news, editorials, studio round-ups, gossip, and reviews of different language films, mainly from Hindi and regional cinema and affiliated reviews from Hollywood.” – Wikipedia.
Modern Screen – Old Movie Magazine
Modern Screen magazine was an American fan magazine that debuted in November 1930 and was published by Dell in New York City, selling for 10 cents. For many years Modern Screen and Photo Play were the most popular magazines among film fans. Modern Screen continued to be successful well into the ’70s, but in the 80s the public was turning to celebrity magazines like People. Modern Screen closed in 1985. – from Wikipedia.
Motion Picture Fan Magazine Variety – Old Movie Magazines
U.S. – Various publishers
Many of the earliest American film magazine titles for fans are here; mostly from the early 1920s. They include ‘Film Fun’, ‘Movie Weekly’, ‘Screenland’, and ‘Movie Pictorial’. This website (Century Past), has extensive collections of three film fan magazines from the inter-war period; ‘Photoplay’, ‘Motion Picture’, and ‘Silver Screen’. All three can be found on the Entertainment Magazines page. Film fan magazines.
Movie and Radio Guide – Old Movie Magazine – Vintage Radio Magazine
“Movie and Radio Guide, a weekly, began life in 1931 as Radio Guide, changing its name in 1940. The name was revised again in 1940 to Movie-Radio Guide. “There were as many as 14 regional editions, intended to reflect local programming schedules and stations. It morphed into Radio guide and is the predecessor of TV Guide” – World Radio History.com. Nearly half of each issue has articles about movie and radio shows and stars, with most of the remainder devoted to extensive radio schedules. See the entry on this web page for “Radio Guide Magazine” for issues from 1931 to 1940.
Movie Fan Magazine Collection – Old Film Magazines
This collection of early fan magazines includes Screenland, Movie Pictorial, Photo-Play World, Close-Up, New Zealand Theatre & Motion Picture, Film Fun, Movie Weekly, and other titles.
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Moving Picture World – Old Movie Magazines
NY: J.P. Chalmers Jr.
“The Moving Picture World magazine was an influential early trade journal for the American film industry, from 1907 to 1927.” – Wikipedia. This was an industry journal, intended for professionals in the film industry or cinema owners rather than for film fans.
Nostalgia Illustrated – Film Magazines Online – Old TV Magazines
NY: Curtis Magazines
Subtitled “The Pleasures of the Past”, this brief series in the mid-70s contained articles & photos of pop culture from the early- to mid-20th century. TV, movies and movie stars make up a large share of the content. Nostalgia Illustrated Magazine.
Old Radio Times – Vintage Radio Magazine Online
U.S.: Old Radio Times Researchers Group
“The ‘Old Radio Times’ magazine is the official publication of the Old Time Radio Researchers. Every two months readers are treated to informational and entertaining features by the hobby’s best writers and researchers. Articles are varied, but are centralized on events surrounding the Golden Age of Radio. Topics include, but are not limited too, how shows were produced, bios and events in OTR personalities lives, detailed series descriptions and information, current research techniques, transcribing techniques, rare OTR photographs, OTR editorials, and much more.” – Old Time Radio Researchers Group.
Photoplay – Old Film Magazine
Chicago: McFadden Publications
Photoplay magazine was one of the first American film fan magazines. It was founded in 1911 in Chicago, the same year that J. Stuart Blackton founded Motion Picture Story, a magazine also directed at fans. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s Photoplay was the most popular magazine in the genre.
Picture-Play – Old Film Magazines Online
NY: Street & Smith
“Picture Play magazine, originally titled Picture-Play Weekly magazine, was an American weekly magazine focusing on the film industry. Its first edition was published on April 10, 1915. It eventually transitioned from a weekly to a monthly magazine, before ending its production run in 1941 when it merged with Charm Magazine.” – Publisher. Picture-Play’s intended audience was movie fans, and the issues are filled with articles about stars and recent films, and lots of photos.
Radio Guide – Old Radio Magazine Online
NY Radio Guide
Radio Guide magazine published listings of network radio programming schedules, with articles about the stars, stations and networks. It began in late 1931 and changed names to “Movie and Radio Guide” in 1940; then ceased publication in 1943.
Radio Mirror – Vintage Radio Magazine Online
NY – Syndicate Management Corp.
A monthly magazine for listeners that began publication in late 1933. It changed names a few times, and was finally “Radio & TV Mirror’ in 1952-1953. Radio Mirror Magazine.
Screen Thrills Illustrated – Old Movie Magazines
A popular magazine covering movies, TV and stars. Westerns, war movies and other adventure shows are the main content, and the target audience is mainly male. Screen Thrills Illustrated Magazine.
Silver Screen – Old Movie Magazines
New York Dewey Dec. 050
This monthly fan magazine focusing on the film industry began in 1930 and continued, with changes, until 1977. Vol 1-10 (Nov 1930 – Oct 1940), except Vol 3 and part of Vol 5 (Nov 1934 – Feb 1935) are available. Silver Screen Magazine.
TV & Satellite Week – TV Magazines Online
London, UK: Future Publishing
“TV & Satellite Week is a television listings magazine published in the United Kingdom. Its focus is on quality dramas, comedy and documentaries, films and sport.” – Wikipedia. Free TV magazines. TV & Satellite Week Magazine.
TV Guide – Television Magazines Online Free
U.S.: TV Guide Magazine LLC
“TV Guide Magazine is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.” – Wikipedia. Free TV magazines.
73 Amateur Radio Today – Amateur Radio Magazine
New Hampshire: 73 Magazine
“73 Magazine (also known as 73 Amateur Radio Today) was a United States-based amateur radio magazine that was published from 1960 to 2003. It was known for its strong emphasis on technical articles and for the lengthy editorials in each issue by its founder and publisher, Wayne Green.” – Internet Archive. Free hobby magazines.
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Airfix Magazine for Plastic Modelers – Scale Modeling Magazine
“Airfix Magazine was the first British magazine dedicated to the hobby of plastic modelling. It was launched in 1960 in association with the model kit company Airfix, and ceased publication in 1993. It covered various scale modelling subjects, including aircraft, railways, ships, vehicles (military and civilian), and military figures.” – Wikipedia.
American Aircraft Modeler – Model Airplane Magazine
Reno, Nevada: Potomac Aviation
No history of this magazine was found. Edward C. Sweeney, Jr. was the president of the publisher, Potomac Aviation of Reno, in the last issues that we have. American Aircraft Modeler Magazine.
American Woodworker – Woodworking Magazines Online
Published by Home Service Publications, a division of Readers’ Digest, for woodworking hobbyists. American Woodworker Magazine back issues online.
Ancestry – Genealogy Magazine Online Free
“Ancestry Magazine was a general interest genealogy magazine owned by Ancestry.com Operations Inc. The magazine began as Ancestry Newsletter, a small, genealogy-industry newsletter in 1983, and became a four-color, 68-page, glossy print, bimonthly publication in 1994. After more than 25 years in print, the magazine was discontinued with the March/April 2010 issue.” -Wikipedia. Google magazines, Ancestry back issues online, online genealogy magazines, Ancestry magazine archives online.
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B&O Modeler – Model Train Magazine
U.S.: B&O RR Historical Society
“The B&O Modeler Magazine is a publication of the B&O RR Historical Society produced for the purpose of disseminating B&O modeling information. The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Historical Society exists for the furtherance of historical research into the history of the B&O Railroad Company; education of the public in the history, purpose and social benefits of railroading with emphasis on the role of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company …” – B&O RR Historical Society. Free hobby magazines.
Birdwatch – Hobby Magazines
UK: Warners Group
“”Birdwatch magazine is the UK’s leading monthly magazine for keen birders. It covers a huge range of wildlife topics, from species spotlights and illegal bird killing to conservation and the environment, as well as news from around the world. If you want to brush up on your birding skills, our monthly Expert Advice section gives you tips on bird ID, which species to look for and where, as well as providing you with skills and knowledge to make you a better birder.” – Publisher.
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Coins – Hobby Magazines
U.S.: Active Interest Media
“COINS magazine covers market trends, buying tips, and historical perspectives on all aspects of numismatics. The news section, “Bits and Pieces,” wraps up the latest happenings in numismatics. Regular columns and departments include “Basics & Beyond,” “Budget Buyer,” “Coin Clinic” (Q&A), the editor’s column, coin finds, a calendar of upcoming shows nationwide, “Coin Value Guide,” and “Market Watch.”” – Publisher.
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Connoisseur: An Illustrated Magazine for Collectors – Antiques Magazine
Originally a British magazine taken to the U.S. by the Hearst Corp., and published from 1901 to 1992. It focuses on fine art, high-end collectibles, antique furniture, opera, and luxury lifestyles. Connoisseur Magazine.
Creative Knitting – Knitting Magazine Online
Creative Knitting magazine was a publication by the Annie’s publishing house in Berne, Indiana. Apparently the magazine has been discontinued, but Annie’s continues to publish magazines on other sewing and needlework crafts such as crochet, cross-stitch, and quilting.
Crochet Today Magazine – Crochet Magazine Online
“Your magazine for fresh and modern crochet patterns!” – Publisher.
Extreme How-To – DIY Crafts Magazine
U.S.: Latitude3 Media Group
“The Enthusiast’s Guide to Home Improvement. Since 2002, ExtremeHowTo.com has been a top destination for the latest information on tools, techniques, building materials, and home-improvement products. From residential and remodeling contractors to homeowners and do-it-yourselfers, our readers are serious about tackling a wide range of home-remodeling, landscaping, and automotive jobs.” – Publisher.
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Furniture & Cabinetmaking – Woodworking Magazine Online
UK: GMC Publications
“The only woodworking magazine focused exclusively on fine furniture making. It reports the latest styles, reflects the best of contemporary design, and also respects the traditions of the past. It features projects and technical articles for design makers regardless of skill level.” – Publisher. Free craft magazines. Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine.
Handyman Variety – Crafts Magazines
A mix of several titles, including Family Handyman, Workbench, and Home Handyman.
Knitting Magazine Collection – Knitting Magazines
This collection of about 900 knitting magazines on the Internet Archive includes numerous titles from many publishers, issued over many years. Some titles: Love Knitting, Knit Now, Patons’ Baby Favorites, Crochet Today, Jane Austin Knits, Creative Knitting, more. Free craft magazines.
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Meccano – Hobby Magazines
“Meccano is a model construction system created in 1898 by Frank Hornby in Liverpool, United Kingdom. The system consists of reusable metal strips, plates, angle girders, wheels, axles and gears, and plastic parts that are connected using nuts and bolts. It enables the building of working models and mechanical devices. In 1913, a very similar construction set was introduced in the United States under the brand name Erector. In 2000, Meccano bought the Erector brand and unified its presence on all continents.” – Publisher. Free hobby magazines. Meccano Magazine.
Piecework Magazine – Crochet Magazine – Quilting Magazine
Long Thread Media
“PieceWork magazine explores the personal stories and handwork of traditional makers from around the world, and investigates how specific objects were crafted and the stories behind them. Each issue includes beautiful full-color photographs, well-researched articles, and a wide range of in-depth how-to techniques and step-by-step projects, making needlework traditions come alive for today’s knitters, embroiderers, lacemakers, crocheters, and quilters.” – Publisher.
Redfish – Hobby Magazines
“Redfish magazine is an aquarium magazine distributed exclusively over the internet in digital form, free of charge. Redfish features dedicated sections for tropical, marine, coldwater and pond hobbyists.” – Publisher.
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Scale Aviation Modeller – Model Airplane Magazine
“Offers the latest news, previews, and product information on aircraft modeling. Regular features include reviews of the latest kits, information on decals and other accessories, air combat history, and an events calendar and directory of clubs and societies.” – Internet Archive. Free craft magazines. Scale Aviation Modeller Magazine.