Craft Focus - April/May 2023 (Issue 96)

15 BRAND SPANKING NEW  Brand spanking new Check out some new and exciting products in the current market CORINNE LAPIERRE Corinne Lapierre loves bees and so do customers. Her gorgeous Bee Linen Lavender Bags are so popular that she decided to design a bee themed mini kit with a difference. Covered in buzzing bees and trailing leaves and flowers, this adorable beehive hanging decoration would grace any garden room or could even be suspended from an indoor plant! The on-trend printed craft card recyclable box is packed with absolutely everything needed to complete the project including soft wool mix felt, DMC thread, a needle and toy filling. Detailed instructions and templates are very clear and easy to follow. There are around 30 designs of Corinne Lapierre mini kits to choose from, all in irresistible little boxes that are easy to display and a fantastic way to develop a varied and accessible craft kit range. +44 (0)1132 460 403 HERITAGE CRAFTS Heritage Crafts has a new Christmassy addition to the Elegance range: Eve (JLEV1660). Part of the Elegance by John Clayton range, the design measures 30cm x 42cm and has an RRP £68.90. It’s available as a complete kit on 14ct aida or 27ct evenweave. The kit contains: Zweigart fabric, DMC stranded cottons sorted on to numbered cards, a needle, and clear charts and instructions. JAKAR INTERNATIONAL LTD This pad is spiral bound and the front cover features a design Follow Your Dreams by Jean Michel Basquiat a prodigy of Andy Warhol. This Stifflex artWORK pad is microperforated, acid free, (250g/ m2) and measures 24cm x 33cm. This range is available in sketch, draw, watercolour, marker, manga and pastel pads in various grams and different cover designs. The RRP is between £19.99 - £29.99 including vat. Jakar will be exhibiting at London Stationery Show, stand M418. +44 (0)20 8381 7000 DANNELLS Dannells has introduced its brand new Needcraft kit, the DIY Table and Floor Lamp Base Making Kits. You can now make bespoke lamp bases to go with your original lampshades! Available in three sizes, the table lamp base kit is 35cm high and floor lamp bases come in two sizes over one metre high. +44 (0)1992 700 311