Craft Focus - February/March 2022 (Issue 89)

CRAFTY YOU CRAFTY ME Get buzzy with this adorable bee garland sewing kit. This popular kit retails for £13.50 and 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 full-size 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 sewing project. SOLOCRAFTS SoloCrafts is delighted to announce its new partnership with Miadolla, who produce stunning doll and toy making kits for every ability. The brand is well known in toy making circles and since 2014 has stood for quality and great design across its range, SoloCrafts now has the pleasure of distributing its products here in the UK enabling easy access to this brand domestically. Miadolla’s range includes simple felt toys for beginners, cute and cuddly soft toys and detailed doll figures with outfits and accessories all included. One of our favourites is Best Friends, a cute felt fox and goose pair. The kit includes all materials and stuffing needed to make both figures. Miadolla’s packaging is attractive and clearly lists the contents in English among other languages, and uses a simple one to three hearts as a difficulty scale. Retail prices range from £6.99 to £41.99, with an option for every budget. +44 (0)161 464 7313 THE STITCH COMPANY This cross stitch kit, Thirst (SKU rto-m00825) comes complete with the necessary embroidery fabric, threads, pattern, needle and instructions. The finished design measures 21cm x 24cm. VIRIDIAN After the success of the initial collections, Viridian is extending its selection of Circulo amigurumi kits this season. With the addition of cats, dogs and even more dolls to choose from. Each kit contains everything you need to complete your chosen character. They’re an excellent price as well as fun to make and it’s impossible to stop at just one. Perfects gifts for friends and family and of course yourself too. 72