Craft Focus - October/November 2022 (Issue 93)

LETISTITCH Letistitch has launched its first accessory: chart holder and needle minder (article no. 14330). Measuring 25mm, the needle minder and thread holder has become a very popular accessory among embroiderers. +44 (0)7780 122 430 +44 (0)7469 364 150 CORINNE LAPIERRE Inspired by the stunning autumn landscapes and wildlife of Yorkshire, Corinne’s gorgeous kit includes everything needed to make four charming and deliciously fragrant embroidered linen lavender bags with a woodland theme: Red Squirrel, Hedgehog, Owl and Toadstools. These pretty bags can be used in drawers and wardrobes or anywhere one wishes the soothing and evocative scent to linger. These delicate bags can be monogrammed very effectively and therefore also make very personal and thoughtful presents. All the instructions and templates for the delicate embroidery and appliqué detail are provided as is the fine linen, soft felt and fragrant dried lavender. +44 (0)1132 460 403 BOTHY THREADS Bothy Threads has finally entered the world of embroidery with these three stunning designs drawn by artist Linda Hoskin and transformed into stitched artwork by Bothy Threads extraordinaire Kate Golby. Blackbird, Partridge, and Pheasant are striking preprinted designs, adorned with simple stitches (mainly satin, chain and stem stitch) along with a plethora of beads sequins and buttons to highlight the images. Watch this space for more embroidery design from Bothy Threads, as founder Kate states, “I have so enjoyed working on these first embroidery designs and I’m already working on the next collection!” THE CRAFTY KIT COMPANY Relax and create this majestic Winter Stag Cross Stitch Kit from The Crafty Kit Company. The kit contains everything you need to make a beautiful cross stitched Winter Stag. Ideal for beginners, or for those who have tried and enjoyed cross stitch before. The RRP is £18.95. +44 (0)1620 860 907 30