Craft Focus - February / March 2021 (Issue 83)

BOTHY THREADS Bothy Threads has seven new designs by Hannah Dale. Each is stitched on 14hpi Aida, custom printed with brown speckles. The two featured are: He’s A Fun-gi (ref XHD74) 18cm x 23cm and The Flower Pot (ref XHD76) 26cm x 26cm. ZWEIGART ZWEIGART ® provides a broad range of great quality needlework fabrics which are colour- fast, easy-care and perfect for weaving. All the needlework fabrics are made in Germany and help to bring creative embroidery ideas to life. Zweigart ® is known for diverse innovation in fabrics for crafts and needlework. A beautiful selection of designs can be found in the new ‘Lovely Spring’ embroidery idea booklet (Order No. 104/320). It includes charming motifs such as small birdhouses, flower wreaths with butterflies and a flowery alphabet design. Expect beautiful light colours in Aidas, evenweaves and linens. THE STITCH COMPANY The Stitch Company is a distributor of everything in the field of cross stitch and Hardanger. The featured kit ‘Day Dreaming - Merejka’ (mer-k176) comes complete with the necessary embroidery fabric, threads, pattern, needle and instructions. PEAK DALE PRODUCTS This large sized flower press is exclusively available from Peak Dale Products. It’s made from quality 9mm plywood, size 240mm x 190mm and features a crocus image, bonded to the top board. Each flower press is sold as a kit containing wing nuts, washers and bolts along with pre-cut blotting paper and cardboard. It also contains full instructions for assembling the press and using it to preserve flowers. 42