Industry news from Craft Focus magazine

Etsy launches global design awards

Etsy launches global design awards

Online creative marketplace Etsy has announced the lunch of the Etsy Design Awards, a global competition that will recognise the work of sellers from around the world.... read more

Posted: 14 May 2019

Mind launches Crafternoon fundraiser

Mind launches Crafternoon fundraiser

Mental health charity Mind is launching a Crafternoon this July, with thousands of crafters expected to take part in events around the country.... read more

Posted: 13 May 2019

ExaClair triumphs at Stationery Show London

ExaClair triumphs at Stationery Show London

ExaClair, the UK supplier of Clairefontaine, won two awards for its Tiny Rolls gift wrap product at this year's show.... read more

Posted: 10 May 2019

Search Press launches giant book sale

Search Press launches giant book sale

Specialist craft publisher Search Press has announced a book sale for the entire month of June.... read more

Posted: 8 May 2019

New exhibition celebrates best of British craft

New exhibition celebrates best of British craft

The Guild of Master Craftsmen and Find A Craftsmen have announced a new event designed to celebrate excellence in British craftsmanship.... read more

Posted: 2 May 2019

Stationery Awards winners announced

Stationery Awards winners announced

The winners of this year's Stationery Awards have been revealed at Stationery Show London.... read more

Posted: 1 May 2019

Sara Davies to join BBC's Dragons' Den

Sara Davies to join BBC's Dragons' Den

Sara Davies MBE, founder of Crafter's Companion, is set to join the BBC series Dragons' Den.... read more

Posted: 23 April 2019

Stationery Awards retail finalists revealed

Stationery Awards retail finalists revealed

The finalists in the retail categories at this year's Stationery Awards have been announced.... read more

Posted: 16 April 2019

Good weather puts a spring in the step for retail footfall

Good weather puts a spring in the step for retail footfall

Footfall increased by 1.4 per cent in March, after dropping by 6 per cent over the same period last year, according to latest figures from Springboard.... read more

Posted: 15 April 2019

Alice Caroline launches Quilt SOS for fourth year running

Alice Caroline launches Quilt SOS for fourth year running

Fabric supplier Alice Caroline has launched its Quilt SOS project for the fourth year running.... read more

Posted: 3 April 2019

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