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This adorable Baby Elephant Mini Needle Felting Kit from Hawthorn Handmade is made from 100 per cent British wool and is a wonderful beginner project, with detailed step-by-step photo instructions and all the wool and needles you need. The RRP is £12.
+44 (0)1258 863 873

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This mystical moon gazing hare in a wreath kit by The Crafty Kit Company contains sustainable alternatives to traditional felting wool, made from recycled plastic bottles and biodegradable nylon fibre, making it ideal for crafters looking to use non-animal-derived products, or for those with lanolin allergies. Inside you'll find clear, full-colour instructions, a recycled foam mat to work on, and specialist German felting needles, along with a vine wreath! Designed with 'improvers' in mind, this kit is perfect for crafters who have tried and enjoyed needle felting before.
+44 (0)1620 860907

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Cygnet Yarns is excited to introduce new spring hues. Silcaress DK is the latest range to have new spring shade additions. This double knit yarn is incredibly smooth with a silk like feel to it, made in 100 per cent naturally soft acrylic. Its high twist gives great stitch definition to finished projects and is perfect for bright crochet projects. Available in a spectrum of rainbow brights and pale pastels, this summery yarn is a lovely sunny addition to the Cygnet collection. Silcaress DK is available in a 100g ball with a generous 245m meterage. Cygney has five new shades added to the range: Sugarplum, Mellow, Spring Peach, Pearl Grey and Lagoon Breeze.

Visit: www.cygnetyarns.com

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Be a busy bee and create this delightful wooden Beehive Bunting for your home! Capturing the essence of spring, the craft kit includes a beehive, bees and sunflowers made from Artcuts' signature birch wood. Designed for all levels of makers, this kit focusses on simple crafting techniques from stamping to inking and creating effective honeycomb patterns in a rich sunflower yellow. With great gifting appeal, this kit is neatly packaged and includes all the crafting components as well as a guided video tutorial.

It's made from sustainable FSC certified Scandinavian birch wood, which is smoothly sanded for quality results. Each one of Artcuts' craft kits is designed and manufactured from the company's studio and workshops in the Surrey Hills. The RRP is £19.95.

For further information, call +44 (0)1342 843 843 or visit the website www.artcutstrade.com

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The Craft Cotton Company has released a beautiful collection of seasonal ranges for 2022, available to pre-order now on the company website. Alongside the traditional favourite Holly and Poinsettia designs, there are fun designs featuring The Grinch, Snoopy and Peter Rabbit and a digitally printed organic quilt collection by Victoria Louise. The ranges are sold as fabric by the metre, fun panels and can also be purchased as fat quarter packs and will deliver in July.

For further information,call +44 (0)1618 322 213 or visit the website www.visagetextiles.com

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Nanbag is the new project for Eugenio Gabarró that specialises in leather accessories. With more than 50 years of experience in artisanal leather work, Eugenio Gabarró presents a new brand the company says will shake up the leather goods sector. Nanbag is the new brand of leather handles that opens up an infinite range of possibilities in creation of DIY bags.

Nanbag leather handles have been specially designed to create fabric bags through the ancient technique of Furoshiki. As Product Manager, Toni Gabarró, explains, “With the combination of fabrics and leather, we wanted to join two materials that represent two traditions and two cultures, creating one-of-a-kind pieces that combine elegance, sophistication and glamour.”

For further information, call +34 938 033 852 or visit the website www.eugeniogabarro.com

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SoloCrafts is delighted to announce its new partnership with Miadolla, who produce stunning doll and toy making kits for every ability.

The brand is well known in toy making circles and since 2014 has stood for quality and great design across its range, SoloCrafts now has the pleasure of distributing its products here in the UK enabling easy access to this brand domestically.

Miadolla's range includes simple felt toys for beginners, cute and cuddly soft toys and detailed doll figures with outfits and accessories all included. One of our favourites is Shaun the Elephant, all materials are included to make the figure and his clothes. The kit also includes weighted filling to ensure the doll can stand alone once completed.

Miadolla's packaging is attractive and clearly lists the contents in English among other languages, and uses a simple one to three hearts as a difficulty scale. Retail prices range from £6.99 to £41.99, with an option for every budget.

+44 (0)161 464 7313

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Introducing Paraffle's newest release: the Orca Embroidery Kit! Stitched in a distinctive paisley style on a vibrant teal background, the kit contains everything a beginner needs: full instructions (with detailed photos!), DMC thread on a thread organiser, 8in embroidery hoop, needle, and stitch guide.

The fabric included is organic and ethically produced, and the pattern is pre-printed on adhesive, water-soluble fabric.

The Orca was designed as a companion kit to Paraffle's bestselling Blue Whale design, and is perfect for some bright spring and summer crafting. The RRP is £21.50

For further information, visit www.paraffle-embroidery.com
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Head to the Himalayas with this stunning new Red Panda Needle Felting Kit from Hawthorn Handmade. Follow the detailed instructions and size and shape guide to make your very own red panda to treasure. RRP £21.95.

For further information call: +44 (0)1258 863 873 or visit the website www.hawthornhandmade.com

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Based in Cambridgeshire, UK, Photocentric specialises in providing customers all around the globe with fantastic service and support, since 2002.

In addition to clear stamps, the company also offers a growing range of other bespoke craft products, such as stencils, dies, printed papers and more, as they enable creative businesses of all shapes and sizes to bring their brand to life. Making creating a high-quality craft range accessible and simple.

In 2022, Photocentric is providing something new for customers, adding a new 3D printing service to accompany its existing offering. Customers now have the ability to work with Photocentric to enable greater innovation in mass manufacturing, to produce product free of tooling or set-up costs.
The image shows a set of perfume caps that were designed using the freedom of geometry that only 3D printing technology allows, all printed together on one production run.

The beauty of 3D technology to the craft industry is the ability to customise and adjust parts at ease, and the speed to market that can be achieved. These lids were all printed on their revolutionary Liquid Crystal Magna printer.

+44 (0)1733 349937