Craft Focus - June/July 2020 (Issue 79)

41 RAINBOW HUNKYDORY CRAFTS Hunkydory’s brush markers have been designed by crafters for crafters! The dual tip brush markers contain two tips: one is a brush marker, perfect for brush lettering, calligraphy and watercolour, and the other is a fineliner, with a thin tip perfect for more detailed colouring. In the Prism brush markers range, there’s six packs to choose from covering a wide spectrum of colours, including the latest two packs: Antique Dreams and Rainbow Pastels. The RRP is £14.99 per pack. +44 (0)1772 272 577 BOTHY THREADS The Watering Hole counted cross stitch kit by Bothy Threads features a lovely rainbow and elephant design. Product Code: BT- XEL1: The kit contains; 14 count white Zweigart Aida, pre-sorted stranded cottons, sparkle, needle, stitch diagram and instructions. The finished size is 24cm x 24cm. This kit uses full cross stitch, back stitch and four French knots. HERITAGE CRAFTS 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. The cross stitch designs has a pattern for everyone. The design: PULR1484 - Look for Rainbows is a perfect design to stitch in the current lockdown situation we are all in. PEN & SWORD BOOKS This inspirational book, Modern Rainbow Patchwork Quilts , by Paula Steel, features 14 colourful contemporary patchwork tutorials. Each project is broken down into easy-to-follow steps accompanied by detailed illustrations, advice on fabric choices and expert hints and tips to get you started. The cushion and mini projects are perfect for complete beginners, offering small- scale options that can be completed within a day. Once you’ve developed your skills, you’ll be ready to tackle the six tutorials showing you how to create vibrant large-scale bed quilts, lap quilts, and a picnic blanket. +44 (0)1226 734 287 