Craft Focus - April/May 2022 (Issue 90)

EXACLAIR How special is your Dad? On Father’s Day why not show him how much you care with a genuine lambskin leather notebook or pencil case? The Flying Spirit collection epitomises luxury with its supersoft genuine lambskin leather in four traditional colours, black, white, beige and cognac. The subtle embossed Flying Spirit logo adds a touch of style. The A5 size notebooks contain 90 pages of premium quality ultra- smooth 90gsm Clairefontaine ivory brushed vellum paper with PEFC™ Certification and are available as feint lined or dot grid versions. The ribbon page marker makes it easy to find the page you are writing on. Simple packaging in a kraft box adds an authentic gift look. The matching leather pencil cases are available in all four colours and three shapes to hold just a few or several pens. +44 (0)1553 696 600 VIRIDIAN Viridian is delighted to introduce its range of Opal 4ply yarn Van Gogh. Opal first presented these impressionistic colourways in honour of Vincent van Gogh 10 years ago and they’ve never been forgotten. There are eight new colours this year. Van Gogh is one of the most popular painters of the 19th century and went down in world history with his colour intensive paintings. Opal is the home of limited edition self-patterning sock yarn. Most ranges are made of 75 per cent wool and 25 per cent polyamide − it’s hard wearing yet gentle, perfect for Dad! LETISTITCH Father’s Day Gift (Leti 933) is a cross stitch kit appropriate for beginners, containing 4-colours Anchor. The size is quite small, measuring10cm x 12cm. The kit also includes Zweigart fabric of 16ct. − AIDA Rustico (54). It’s made in association with Luca-S company. +44 (0)7780 122 430 +44 (0)7469 364 150 PEAK DALE PRODUCTS Peak Dale’s range of quality matchstick kits are a classic dad or grandad gift. Transport yourself to all parts of the world with the range of buildings including the Taj Mahal, a Dutch Windmill, Big Ben and the Arc De Triomphe. Or maybe navel inspired kits like the Mississippi Riverboat, Chinese Junk, Oil Rig or Trawler. If something with wheels is more his thing, then have a look at the Steam Roller, Hispano Suiza Car, Locomotive or 1920s Omnibus. +44 (0)1298 78447 56