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Add that awe factor to any quilt by creating a scalloped border in three sizes, specifically designed for 2in to 12in borders. Adjust the scallops to fit the sides of any project. The tool includes three sizes of scallops plus a corner unit. The small size is perfect for borders that are 2in to 5in in width. The medium scallop is ideal for 4in to 8in borders. And the large scallop works for borders up to 12in.
Posted: 14 October 2021
The time has come to enter your product into the Gift of the Year Awards 2022. Over the course of its 45-year history, The Gift of the Year annual competition has produced thousands of happy faces from category winners, to highly commended to even being shortlisted. The accolade opens doors and raises your business profile to an audience that matters – the buyers and retailers who judge the competition – and boosts your business on a successful journey. Just by entering the competition you are guaranteed for your products to be seen by retailers, buyers and, as stated by previous years' winners, it is also guaranteed to boost your business and elevate your profile in the industry.
Posted: 13 October 2021
Sara Davies' company, Crafter's Companion, is celebrating 16 years in business. To commemorate its Sweet 16th Birthday, the craft business has planned a series of special celebrations and giveaways on its digital platform, Crafter's TV, in addition to its social channels and UK, EU and US websites. From October 11th, the company is offering exclusive offers, new products and special birthday treats for customers who place an order.The craft business sells its products online, through independent retailers and its own retail stores, on TV shopping channels across the world and through the company's digital channel, Crafter's TV.
Posted: 12 October 2021
Caran d'Ache is a Swiss manufacturing company of art materials and writing instruments. The company, which was established in 1915, produces a wide range of products including coloured pencils, graphite pencils, pastels, fountain pens, ballpoint pens, mechanical pencils, markers, gouache paints, and ink cartridges. The Swiss-made Caran d'Ache Graphite Line gives artists the chance to compose their own graphite range and explore all the shades of black by exploring the wide and regular ranges of graduation.
Posted: 11 October 2021
BlueFinity has released the latest of its enhancements to the Evoke low-code app development platform so that it now includes an integrated and adaptable 360° virtual tour capability. This multi-purpose feature allows for the searching, browsing and inspection of any store, venue, property or utility through an integrated part of an app, giving customers a complete virtual and immersive experience.Late in 2020 BlueFinity announced its e-commerce package, which has provided Evoke customers with the ability to incorporate a sophisticated retail environment in the apps they create using Evoke's low-code.
Posted: 11 October 2021
Cats Protection is releasing 5000 exclusive needle felting kits to create festive cat baubles. Designed by craft experts The Makerss, the kits contain all you need and can be colour matched to your own cat.Everyone who purchases a kit will be invited to a virtual craftalong on Facebook at 10am on Saturday 27th November, where they will be guided through creating a beautiful felted bauble by an expert from The Makerss. The kits cost £20 with £10 going towards Cats Protection's work to help the UK's in-need cats and kittens. For example, £10 could de-flea and de-worm a stray cat brought into the charity's care, or provide an abandoned cat with a warm and cosy bed while they wait to be rehomed.
Posted: 7 October 2021
Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has announced a partnership with Livescale, a pioneering force in the adoption of live shopping. Live shopping, a trend in which retailers, influencers, or celebrities promote and discuss products and services with shoppers via livestreaming video, is proving to be one of the fastest growing phenomena in ecommerce today. Together Worldline and Livescale will offer an embedded commerce solution with seamless in-video checkout capabilities across social media and websites, which will support 150 online payment methods so shoppers can pay as they like.
Posted: 6 October 2021
Fashion-forward lifestyle brand Violet Studio will be making its debut at this year's London Stationery Show. Combining hand-drawn illustrations with a colourful and on-trend palette, Violet Studio offers chic and approachable stationery collections that aim to inspire creativity in craft and stationery lovers. International craft company, CCGlobal will be showcasing this exciting new stationery brand at the London Stationery Show from Tuesday, 5th to Wednesday, 6th October. They will be shining the spotlight on Violet Studio's brand new ranges, Pastel Crush, Rainbow Blooms, Back to School and more!
Posted: 4 October 2021
Pentel is replacing all its key blister cards with a range of plastic-free packaging made from 100 per cent recyclable cardboard.The new hanging packs combine high impact appearance, with excellent product visibility and are the result of extensive planning and research. Pentel Marketing Manager Wendy Vickery explained, "Moving away from conventional blister cards, with their single-use plastic, is the right thing to do for the environment, but it's not without its challenges. The obvious benefit of the plastic bubble is that it affords full product visibility to the consumer, which is a real advantage in those precious few seconds at the point of sale."
Posted: 30 September 2021