Craft Focus - Page number 72 - August/September 2021 (Issue 86)

72 RIBBON WRITER This year, Ribbon Writer is introducing a new range of Christmas ribbon in eight beautiful colours: red, green, burgundy gold, cream, navy, white or black. This lovely satin ribbon has a glitter border in either silver or gold which is picked up by matching metallic print with ‘Merry Christmas’ in a lovely italic font. The 15mm is great for cards and Christmas decoration making while the slightly wider 25mm is perfect for wreaths, gifts and table decorations. The 25mm, also features a lovely Christmas themed image between each repeat. These ribbons are available direct from Ribbon Writer. +44 (0)1527 877 711 THE STITCH COMPANY This cross stitch kit, The Reindeers On It’s Way! stocking by Leti Stitch comes complete with the necessary embroidery fabric, threads, pattern, needle and instructions. The finished design measures 38cm x 25.5cm. VIRIDIAN LTD With Christmas fast approaching, Circulo has a perfect Christmas Amigurumi kit, either lovingly made for a little one in your life or gifted as the kit for a crafty loved one. These cute little fellas would make a perfect addition to your Christmas stocking, available in five different Christmas characters these kits contain: yarn, crochet hook, tapestry needle, safety eyes, stuffing fibre, stitch marker and pattern. The yarn is composed of 100 per cent mercerized Brazilian virgin cotton, it has medium thickness and combines yardage with tenderness. +44 (0)1173 005 244 BOTHY THREADS This festive kit is entitled: Snowy Stack (ref XX16), measures 22cm x 29cm. The kit contains; 14 count pale blue Zweigart Aida, pre-sorted stranded cottons, Lana (a woolly thread), Perle, needles, beads, sequins, stitch diagram and instructions. It uses full cross stitches, a few fractionals, back stitch, Lazy Daisy and French knots.