Industry news from Craft Focus magazine

Sustainability will take three years or more, say retailers

Sustainability will take three years or more, say retailers

Two thirds of retailers believe it will take more than three years to achieve true sustainability in their businesses, according to a major new report.... read more

Posted: 5 August 2019

Debbie Shore joins forces with Bosal

Debbie Shore joins forces with Bosal

Debbie Shore's Half Yard Sewing Club will be launching three new bag patterns at this year's Festival of Quilts... read more

Posted: 31 July 2019

Crafter's Companion now employs 200

Crafter's Companion now employs 200

Crafter’s Companion is celebrating a successful first half of 2019 by hitting the 200 staff mark.... read more

Posted: 30 July 2019

Buyers get set for three massive shows in The Netherlands

Buyers get set for three massive shows in The Netherlands

Running across 15th and 16th September, the KreavaK, Art & Paper Xperience and Fabrics & More trade shows promise a wealth of inspiration for buyers.... read more

Posted: 25 July 2019

Sara Davies shortlisted in NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Sara Davies shortlisted in NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Sara Davies MBE, founder of Crafter’s Companion, has been shortlisted in the Creative Industries of the Year category for the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.... read more

Posted: 19 July 2019

Royal School of Needlework opens new exhibition

Royal School of Needlework opens new exhibition

The Royal School of Needlework will be opening a new embroidery exhibition in September.... read more

Posted: 8 July 2019

British Craft Trade Fair will open to public for one day

British Craft Trade Fair will open to public for one day

The organisers of the British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF) have revealed a major new development for next year's show.... read more

Posted: 24 June 2019

New licensing deals for Craft Buddy

New licensing deals for Craft Buddy

Craft Buddy will extend its Crystal Art collection with two new licences.... read more

Posted: 20 June 2019

Craft and hobby sector among best for female-led businesses

Craft and hobby sector among best for female-led businesses

Latest research by merchant services provider Paymentsense has revealed that the craft and hobby sector has one of the highest proportions of female-led businesses.... read more

Posted: 20 June 2019

Monaluna launches new sustainable fabric collection

Monaluna launches new sustainable fabric collection

The Saturday collection by Monaluna Fabrics is now available from Hantex.... read more

Posted: 19 June 2019

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