Craft Focus - Page number 73 - August/September 2021 (Issue 86)

73 CHRISTMAS PART ONE PARAFFLE Paraffle’s popular Christmas Wreath embroidery kit is designed for beginners and materials include DMC mouliné spécial 25 and metallic threads, a gorgeous beechwood display hoop and jingle bells for an extra flourish to the finished piece. +44 (0)7468 535 475 THE CRAFTY KIT COMPANY Packaged in an attractive jute bag, and containing 24 individually wrapped gifts, The Crafty Kit Company’s first advent calendar has everything needed to craft your way to Christmas! With 13 full needle felting projects and 11 surprise gifts, it would make a fantastic present for the keen crafter. Containing a booklet with full instructions for each of the Christmas-themed projects, which can stand alone or may be put together for one larger project, it’s suitable for both beginner and experienced needle felters. The RRP is £62.50. +44 (0)1620 860 907 OH SEW BOOTIFUL A simple design with lots of pretty snowflakes in deep and light blue. Such a nice pattern to stitch and would be great for a beginner to create a lovely piece of winter hoop art. Each kit uses the best quality supplies including DMC stranded cotton, a 6in Elbesee wooden hoop, pre-printed 100 per cent cotton fabric and John James needles. This attention to detail means you have everything needed to complete this fantastic piece of hoop art ensuring this Snowflakes Embroidery Kit makes for a perfect gift or personal project. The RRP is £22.95. CORINNE LAPIERRE 12 Days of Christmas represents the classic festive song, a treat for those who love country life, folklore and traditional Christmas themes. These beautifully embroidered decorations can be used as a garland, mobile or hung on the tree. Each kit can be bought individually or as a full set of 13 in one large box. All kits include everything you need to make the project, including high quality soft wool mix felt, DMC embroidery thread, a needle, toy filling and ribbons. Kits have instructions, templates and stitch guides that are clear and easy to follow. There’s also the option to buy the published book that also includes all instructions, templates and stitch guides. Felt bundles are available, containing 25 squares of beautifully soft felt in rich, luxurious colours. All kits are presented in good quality craft boxes with colourful, clear labels and are fully recyclable, reusable and compostable. +44 (0)1132 460 403 