Craft Focus - February/March 2022 (Issue 89)

CRAFTER’S COMPANION Recreate those picture perfect, blue-sky days and craft charming Springtime treats with the Farmstead Easter Collection from Violet Studio. A full farmyard of chicks, bunnies and lambs are recreated in a hand-painted watercolour style, inviting you to step into a storybook world of dreamy daisy chains and delightful Easter eggs. A classic palette of sweet pastels alongside linen stripes and cheerful gingham prints offers a soft and nostalgic feel. With patterned paper, cardmaking kits, stickers and sweet embellishments, the Farmstead Easter Collection is the perfect way to give your crafts, gifts and seasonal décor a heirloom, homemade style. Prices start from RRP £1.49. +44 (0)1388 660 930 CRAFTY YOU CRAFTY ME Get ready for Easter with this adorable sewing kit. Inspired by our favourite spring animals, this kit comes with beautiful wool blend felt, DMC threads, wool filling, cotton hanging thread and the all-important sewing needle. All Crafty You Crafty Me sewing kits come with photo step-by-step instructions and fullsize templates making them perfect for beginners or more experienced crafters alike. This plastic-free kit comes beautifully presented in a sleeved kraft box perfect for gifting as well as your own spring project. KNITTING FEVER A fantastic new gift idea by Lykke Crafts − the oversized yarn box can fit up to a 200g dragon ball of Noro yarn. Hand-crafted out of either mango wood or Indian rosewood, this beautiful yarn box protects your yarn as you work from tangling or from your furry friends. It also makes a lovely piece of art to sit on your coffee table or shelf − a perfect gift for your favourite person this Mother’s Day! CRAFTER’S COMPANION Create stunning die cut designs that fill the page and make a big impact with your handmade cards and crafts with the Delicate Panel Die Collection! This die cutting range from Gemini has been designed to create intricate statement designs that simply couldn’t be created with scissors or a craft knife. Each die creates a beautifully delicate and intricate pattern, perfectly sized for 4in x 6in card bases. Craft a showstopping centrepiece, blooming brilliant background and cut out smaller pieces for matching embellishments! +44 (0)1388 660 930 64