Craft Focus - December 2021/January 2022 (Issue 88)

15 BRAND SPANKING NEW Brand spanking new Check out some new and exciting products in the current market  UNI-BALL Create beautiful lettering and brush script designs with uni-ball’s Love Lettering PIN pen calligraphy collection This set includes three chisel tip pens in small, medium and large plus an expressive brush tip and 0.9mm tip for clear definition. This variation in nib style and size allows for a range of different hand-lettering styles and overall finish. Chisel tips are wedge-shaped, depending on how you hold the pen, you will be able to create a broad or narrow stroke. PIN’s brush tip is firm, so it adapts to your pressure, angle or speed of writing. This firmness gives you excellent control, giving you the power to truly master brush script and expressive brush pen painting techniques. These, combined with the robust chunky line of the 0.9mm fine tip pen provides a wealth of creative calligraphy possibilities. The creative hand-lettering pen set is presented in a fully biodegradable plastic-free pack that was manufactured in the UK using vegetable inks and sustainable printing processes. The pack artwork features calligraphy from hand-lettering artist, Lettering Our World. +44 (0)1908 328 833 PEARLYWINKS Pearlywinks’ brand new EZ Blend Extreme Sprays have been developed with coverage and simplicity in mind, they’re perfect for adding colour to your projects and also fantastic to blend with. The sprays have been created to a blend that really does simplify blending and also allows them to be water reactive. Spritz the sprays on to a dry ink pad or some cut and dry foam and use the ink to stamp with, apply with a blending brush to achieve perfect colourful results. This set comes with nine 30ml sprays in gorgeous colours and has an RRP of £31.91. +44 (0)1612 229 690 HERITAGE CRAFTS Stella (JLSL1550) is part of the Elegance range. The design measures 16.5cm x 40cm and has an RRP£55.45. Designs are available as complete cross stitch kits with 27 count evenweave or 14 count aida fabric. Kits contain: Zweigart fabric, DMC stranded cottons sorted on to numbered cards, a needle and clear charts and instructions. EAZI CANDLE Making bespoke, personalised candles is easy with EaziCandle. These new wax appliqué sheets come in an amazing range of colours and can be safely used to decorate candles. Cut out shapes from the wax appliqué sheets using cookie cutters or go free hand with a craft knife. The wax shapes when warmed slightly in the hand will stick onto the inside of clear glassware, which can be personalised with letters or shapes. You can also apply the wax shapes to the top of a container candle or to the side of a pillar candle. Use your imagination to create beautiful, bespoke designs. Get in touch with one of the team for more information. +44 (0)1335 390 639