Craft Focus - February/March 2022 (Issue 89)

Best of British These companies proudly fly the flag for the United Kingdom  HERITAGE CRAFTS The design Puffin Shore (BSPF1610) is part of the Peter Underhill Collecton. The design measures 20.5cm x 20.5cm and has an RRP £33. The kits contain: Zweigart fabric, DMC Stranded cottons sorted on to numbered cards, a needle and clear charts and instructions. PARAFFLE Paraffle’s Botanical Embroidery Kit was inspired by the classic work of May Morris and the British Arts and Crafts movement. The floral pattern evokes scenes of countryside wildflowers, and the bright yellows and lilac are a celebration of springtime. The kit is ideal for beginners, with clear and detailed instructions, and plenty of quality DMC thread. The Botanicals kit includes an 8in embroidery hoop, DMC thread on a thread organiser, organic and ethically sourced fabric, a pre-printed pattern transfer (on adhesive, water soluble paper), needle, and felt to back the finished piece. The RRP is £21.50. +44 (0)7468 535 475 BOTHY THREADS Inspired by the wonder that is the Lake District, the home of Bothy Threads, Love the Lakes highlights some of the famous and lesser known areas that are all well worth visiting. The kit contains: 14 count white Zweigart Aida, pre-sorted stranded cottons, needle, stitch diagram and instructions. The finished size is 26cm by 36cm. This kit uses full cross stitches, back stitch and a few French knots. 47 BEST OF BRITISH