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Follow Jenni Smith as she's granted rare access to the Liberty design studio and historic archives, and celebrate the iconic designs that have made Liberty London one of the world's most iconic fabric manufacturers. Liberty London opened in 1875 and has been producing exquisite fabrics and designs for more than 140 years.
In this book there are 15 projects with a complete fabric design history of Liberty as well as a full colour reference index for every fabric used. Featuring beautiful details of the classic fabric designs produced over the years, each quilt will inspire readers to finally cut into those precious bits of fabric and begin enjoying them in pieced projects of their very own.
The hardback book comes in a gorgeous hardcover textured linen slipcase in beautiful Liberty fabric. It's an ideal gift for anyone who is a fan of Liberty or British design.
The book is exclusively distributed by Search Press in the UK : https://www.searchpress.com/
Crafter's Companion is launching some new Gemini Elements Festive Giftable boxes with decorative toppers.
The 'Love from Santa' collection features dies to create bauble, elf, Santa and reindeer-themed boxes while the 'Jolly Quartet' set features everything you need to create snowman, polar bear, penguin and robin-themed boxes.
Also launching with these fun, festive die sets is the 'A Little Something For You' stamp set which features a multitude of different greetings including blank messages so you can personalise them for your loved ones.
Prices start from RRP £4.99. www.crafterscompaniontrade.co.uk
ExaClair has launched 'Jeans and Cocoa', a sustainable and highly-innovative Clairefontaine Collection manufactured from recycled jean fibres and cocoa shells to create denim-blue and neutrally coloured notebooks, pads and filing products.
Recycled jean fibres are sourced from the denim industries' offcuts and cocoa shells are disposed of by the confectionary industry when producing chocolate.
Lawrence Savage, marketing manager at ExaClair says the range is fully sustainable and ethically sourced: “The Collection supports the environment and showcases how innovative and forward-thinking manufacturing processes can be used to recycle plentiful materials to create attractive, on-trend designs that pique the interest of environmentally-conscious stationery buyers.”
The range is available in A4, A5 and A6 notepads, elastic folders, lever arch files, messaging pads and magazine racks.
For further information, call +44 (0)1553 696 600 or visit the website: exaclairlimited.com
Family Pride and Piggy in the Middle are two of five new additions to the ever-popular Wrendale collection. Worked on exclusive speckle printed Aida, these designs are a new larger format to complement the existing range. This family of lions are a playful scene and would be the perfect gift for a new or expanding family. Whilst Piggy in the Middle is an ideal stitch for any furry fans. The finished design size for each kit is 26cm x 30cm.
For further information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website: www.bothythreads.com
Crystal Parade has launched many Diamond art painting kits including these of Anna and Elsa from Disney's Frozen. My little girl is Frozen obsessed so she will love these designs! Both measure 20cm x 50cm. Each of the kits are full drilled and include everything you need to create these fabulous designs.
For further information, please email the team at: email@example.com or visit the website: www.crystalparade.co.uk
Along with a brand-new collection of kits coming soon, Stephanie from Hawthorn Handmade has been busy re-creating some of the best-selling embroidery designs on the company's signature black backgrounds. The Alpaca, Hedgehog and Highland Heathers patterns are now all available to pre-order on the new colour way. Each kit comes with the pattern already printed on the fabric so no need for any tricky transferring, as well as high quality DMC thread, a wooden hoop, needle and detailed instruction booklet with stitch guides for 15 different techniques. July and August will also see the launch of four new embroidery kits and two new needle felting kits along with a whole new range of weaving packs ideal for beginners. To see all of Hawthorn Handmade's ranges head to the website where you can sign up for an account right away.
For further information call +44 (0)1258 863 873 or visit www.hawthornhandmadewholesale.co.uk
With the majority of exhibition halls closing their doors for the remainder of 2020, Korbond will regrettably no longer be able to welcome you to its stand at Autumn Fair. However, the company is evolving and introducing innovative ways to engage with customers via a virtual and digital arena and is looking forward welcoming you to the home of Korbond, virtually.
Offering you advice, inspiration and support Korbond will guide you all the way on the journey from their home, to your home to your customers home. The company will bring you refreshed new ranges under the Creations by Korbond brand umbrella and practical products from the Care & Repair range, including creative core storage and brand new Sewing Machine Bags and Yarn Bags.
From 2nd to 9th September Korbond will be live streaming a series of tailored webinars, via Zoom, from the company's merchandising suite, hosting on-line meetings and Q&A sessions reviewing the best ranges for your outlet and consumers alike.
For the opportunity to receive a discount of up to 20 per cent on your first order placed in September 2020 (discount applies to standard pricing only). Priority book your 1:1 meeting with one of Korbond's haberdashery experts via the website: www.korbond.co.uk/contact-us
I adore these beautiful blue butterfly ceramic buttons, handmade in Cornwall by Stockwell Ceramics featuring colourful flowers and butterflies to remind us of summer whatever the time of year. Originally designed for the Natural History Museum London, these exquisite buttons can be found on the stockwellceramics.co.uk website in their animal, bird and insect range.
Stockwell Ceramics is a craft company based in the beautiful Tamar Valley in Cornwall UK, where a small team of talented designers make unique ranges of ceramic buttons and jewellery for museum shops galleries and gift shops. All of the company's products are made entirely by hand in Britain.
The design: Bee Happy is new this year to Hertitage Crafts. This colourful range of designs is created from the artwork of Karen Carter. The kits contain: Zweigart fabric, DMC stranded cottons sorted on to numbered cards, a needle, and clear charts and instructions.
Heritage Crafts is a world leader in counted cross stitch design. The company works with talented artists, including John Clayton, Peter Underhill, Karen Carter and Valerie Pfeiffer to produce highly detailed cross stitch designs which are a joy to stitch.
For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website: www.hcrafts.com
Macramé is the ancient craft of knotting lengths of thread together. In recent years it has seen a revival and is used to create beautiful home décor such as this plant hanger.
This do-it-yourself kit is perfect for beginners and uses just three simple knots. Peak Dale has used 100 per cent cotton cord and natural wood to make it both environmentally and aesthetically pleasing.
For further information, call +44 (0)1298 78447 or visit the website