Minerva is a haven for textile lovers

Minerva is a craft, fashion, textile and quilter's bookshop located in Cuba Street, Wellington.


We stock gorgeous magazines from all over the world including Kinfolk, Cereal, Trouve, Darling, Cherry Bombe, Drift, The Collective Quarterly, Uppercase, Knit Wit, Koel, Making, Selvedge and Jeanne D'Arc Living.


Our customers tell us we have the best cards in Wellington - they are carefully selected from small - and not so small - publishers all over the world. Do pop in when you are passing and check it out!


  Your latest magazine fix:



Making No. 2

A bi-annual themed publication of projects for knitters & makers. The act of making helps to connect us to the past, present & future. All these connections are equally important...



Collective Quarterly #5

A magazine about discovery, we journey to one location per issue, utilizing slow journalism to drill deep into the bedrock of history & character that makes a place what it is. We try...




Selvedge #73

Issue 73 is the decorative issue, looking at elaborate textiles to thrill. Starting with embroidery in all its modern and ancient guises, and ending up in the costume department. The moral implications of embellishment are...


Art Journaling Oct/Nov/Dec 2016

Artists open their journals and share creative techniques for capturing their emotions. From stamping and collage art to painting and sketching, each journal is filled with innovative...




Where Women Create Nov/Dec/Jan 16/17

Where Women Create invites you into the creative spaces of some of the most extraordinary women of our time. Through stunning photography & inspirational stories, each issue...




Artful Blogging Nov/Dec/Jan 16/17

Filled with artistic endeavours, moments of self discovery and tales of friendships, with tips on blogging etiquette, how to take great photos of your art, blogger’s must-haves and how to get started...




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