Craft Focus - Page number 34 - October/November 2021 (Issue 87)

PARAFFLE Make embroidery functional and fashionable with Paraffle’s Tote Bag embroidery kits. Each kit contains an organic and Fair trade tote bag, embroidery hoop, DMC threads on a thread organiser, a pattern printed onto transfer paper, and photo instructions for each stitch – all in a gorgeous presentation box, perfect for gifting. These kits are well suited to beginners, as well as more accomplished crafters looking for a useful new project. Each kit is designed and hand made with care in Paraffle’s Edinburgh studio. All Paraffle designs are available as tote bag kits – including the bestselling elephant pattern (RRP £25). Explore the website for more designs, or email/call for a wholesale catalogue. +44 (0)7468 535 475 THE CRAFTY KIT COMPANY The Crafty Kit Company’s Running Hare Felt Appliqué Sewing Kit contains everything you need to sew your own piece of felt art, including soft, quality wool-mix felt. With no complicated embroidery stitches to master, this kit is perfect for beginners, and for young crafters too. With clear, step-by-step instructions and full colour photographs it shows crafters exactly how to create an attractive scene of a hare in a beautiful British landscape, and when finished it can be mounted and proudly displayed in a bamboo embroidery hoop. +44 (0)1620 860907 HERITAGE CRAFTS Two Turtle Doves (KCTD16010) is part of The Karen Carter Collection for Heritage Crafts. A Partridge in a Pear Tree and Three French Hens are also part of the range. The kits contain: Zweigart 14ct aida fabric, DMC stranded cottons sorted on to numbered cards, a needle, and clear charts and instructions. BOTHY THREADS The Emperor’s New Chick designed by Wrendale Designs, is new to Bothy Threads for 2021. This counted cross stitch kit contains; 14 count Zweigart Aida with a printed speckled background, pre-sorted stranded cottons, needle, stitch diagram and instructions. This kit uses full cross stitches, back stitch and two French knots and the finished size is 26cm x 26cm. 34