Craft Focus - April/May 2022 (Issue 90)

CORINNE LAPIERRE This charming felt birdhouse decoration is delicately embroidered with a folk inspired design. All the instructions and templates are provided as well as all the materials including soft wool/viscose mix felt, DMC embroidery threads, toy filling, ribbon, and a needle. Handmade in Britain and packaged in Corinne’s signature brown craft boxes, with printed folk-art motifs on every side, the fully re-useable, recyclable, and compostable packaging also makes for a great shop display. This kit is suitable for beginners and more experienced crafters wanting to develop their embroidery skills. The trade price is £4.50 (RRP £10.80). All trade orders receive free PoS including free sample pack to make your own display. +44 (0)1132 460 403 PARAFFLE Encouraging crafters to learn new stitches and practice techniques, each kit includes organic and ethically sourced fabric, DMC thread, an embroidery hoop, a needle, felt (for backing the piece), and full instructions with tips and advice on mastering each stitch. The RRP is £21.50. +44 (0)7468 535 475 HERITAGE CRAFTS Queen Elizabeth II (JRQE1071) is part of the John Clayton Collection. The design measures 25cm x 30.5cm and has an RRP £34.95. The design is available on 14ct aida or 27ct evenweave. THE STITCH COMPANY This cross stitch kit, Parisian Morning (SKU ci-528-558) comes complete with the necessary embroidery fabric, threads, pattern, needle and instructions. The finished design measures 30cm x 40cm. 76