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

CORINNE LAPIERRE This charming kit makes a delicately embroidered felt heart. It can be made extra special when personalised with a name or date and filled with fragrant lavender for a beautifully scented keepsake. Everything needed is in the box, including wonderfully soft wool mix felt in gentle shades, a needle, DMC thread, bouncy toy filling, organza ribbon and even coordinating sequins. Corinne also provides the very clear illustrated instructions and templates, so that even a complete beginner can enjoy the project. A treat for those who just love sewing and learning or perfecting embroidery techniques, this kit is suitable for all crafters and the suggested embroidery patterns can be as elaborate or simple as one wishes. All kits come in distinctive folk printed recyclable box and are perfect for self-purchase or as an original and accessible present. Trade orders receive free PoS. The RRP is £10.80. +44 (0)1132 460 403 ANCIENT WISDOM Turn your customers bathroom into a small spa every evening with Wild Hare Salt & Flowers sets. An ordinary bath will become an extraordinary ritual for body and soul. In elegant gift boxes you’ll find colour-matched bath salts, soap roses and sunflowers. +44 (0)1142 729 165 HAWTHORN HANDMADE What better way to spend Mother’s Day than cooking and crafting! The Bake Embroidery kit captures a moment we would all cherish. ZWEIGART If you want to surprise your beloved mother in a very special way, you can embroider a little gift for Mother’s Day – for example, on the article Lugana 25 ct. in bright red (3835/954) or on soft light yellow (3835/252) with flowers. The free Zweigart design including all information about the fabrics is available for free by following this link: 70