Craft Focus - December 2022/January 2023 (Issue 94)

57 TRIED & TESTED THE PRODUCT If you have a product you’d like us to test, get in touch via HAWTHORN HANDMADE Get creative with wool or find your flow with stitching – pick from needle felting kits, embroidery kits, cross stitch kits, weaving or felt craft kits. All of Hawthorn’s kits are packed by hand by its small team in Dorset, UK. Were you born to craft?! Celebrate your love of all things handmade with this modern new design, created with just a simple cross stitch. HOW TO USE IT Rachel says: “There’s a fab retro feel with this kit and I definitely want to get stuck into the other two designs in the range. There’s a rainbow design and also a version with the slogan: A stitch in time. I love them all – so perfect for a funky wall display! If you’re a beginner, this is perfect for you as the large print pattern and detailed instruction booklet mean you can’t go wrong.” REASONS TO STOCK • On trend design – there’s other designs available • Suitable for beginners • Everything you need in the box • Great price point • Beautiful packaging BORN TO CRAFT