Industry news from Craft Focus magazine

BCTF partners with Platform Gallery

BCTF partners with Platform Gallery

The British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF) has announced that the Platform Gallery will be sponsoring a new prize at this year's show, the Platform & Function Award.... read more

Posted: 1 April 2019

Home & Gift brings new brands, new show sectors and an improved layout to the July show

Home & Gift brings new brands, new show sectors and an improved layout to the July show

With an expansive offering for the July show, Home & Gift is still one of the industry's favourite shows after 59 years.... read more

Posted: 29 March 2019

Last chance to enter Stationery Awards 2019

Last chance to enter Stationery Awards 2019

Stationery suppliers and designers have until the end of this week to enter this year's Stationery Awards, with the winners announced during Stationery Show London at the end of April.... read more

Posted: 25 March 2019

Crafter's Companion introduces new brand ambassador

Crafter's Companion introduces new brand ambassador

World-renowned quilter Jennie Rayment is joining Crafter’s Companion as a new brand ambassador.... read more

Posted: 20 March 2019

Hawthorn Handmade reveals expansion plans

Hawthorn Handmade reveals expansion plans

Dorset-based craft company Hawthorn Handmade has continued its expansion with a move to larger premises.... read more

Posted: 12 March 2019

2019 LaunchPad winners revealed

2019 LaunchPad winners revealed

The winners of LaunchPad 2019 have been announced, with eight companies receiving a free exhibition stand at Stationery Show London.... read more

Posted: 12 March 2019

New venue announced for Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

New venue announced for Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

Upper Street Events has announced a new venue for its London event, The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show.... read more

Posted: 11 March 2019

Crafter's Companion unveils major investment programme

Crafter's Companion unveils major investment programme

Crafter’s Companion has invested more than £120,000 in a new digital platform, as well as recruiting 13 employees to support its ongoing growth.... read more

Posted: 11 March 2019

Sara Davies to launch new fabric collaboration

Sara Davies to launch new fabric collaboration

Crafter’s Companion founder Sara Davies is partnering with Riley Blake Designs for a series of fabric and pattern collaborations.... read more

Posted: 11 March 2019

Stationery Show London unveils live talks and workshops

Stationery Show London unveils live talks and workshops

Visitors to this year's Stationery Show London will be able to top up trend appreciation, find out how the stationery sector and Britain's high streets are faring behind the headlines and hear from retail entrepreneurs NearSt about how to make retail stock easily searchable online.... read more

Posted: 6 March 2019

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