Craft Focus - April/May 2022 (Issue 90)

4 FOCUS ON 28 LetiStitch Ltd Anastasia Luca-Brasoveanu, designer and company manager at LetiStitch Ltd has been part of the cross-stitch world since she was a child. Here, she shares some of her expertise... 49 Sinclairs Gemma Bassett, Head of Marketing at Sinclairs discusses the company’s exciting new ranges for 2022 52 Leather revolution Alícia Gabarró from the Export Department at Eugenio Gabarro S.L. talks to Craft Focus exclusively about their quality leather products 80 David & Charles Ame Verso, Publishing Director at David & Charles talks to Craft Focus about all the new titles in store for 2022 BUSINESS 82 What your pen says about you! We asked the Head of Marketing at Ryman, to delve into what the colour pen we opt for, as well as the style, says about us… 89 Intellectual property ACID has campaigned for a government review on design IP, Dids Macdonald, CEO of Anti Copying in Design (ACID) tells us more… 90 Get noticed! Sara Davies gives us tips on how to make your business stand out amongst the rest SHOWS 23 Shows, news & events Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in your industry 32 Stitches review Optimism and strong turnout for Stitches 2022 in its first post-pandemic show 37 London Stationery Show preview All the latest in the lead up to the London-based event 43 60 55 73