In this podcast interview, Stephanie Carswell of the craft kit company talks about her business journey from owning a craft gallery to learning to needle felt to creating craft kits that are sold by retailers worldwide.
UK-based craft publisher, Search Press, is celebrating its 50th year of creating beautiful craft books that teach and never go out of style.
Last week the fall edition of The Knitting and Stitching Show took place at Alexandra Palace in London and as the organizers phrased it, they gave this edition of the show (which has been around for more than 30 years) “a refresh.”
With a new layout and expanded offerings, this four-day show is considered the go-to show that spans a variety of textile disciplines, including knitting and crochet, quilting, sewing, fabric collage, fashion and dressmaking, cross stitch, traditional and creative embroidery, weaving, and stumpwork just to name a few.
The Knitting & Stitching Show, held at Alexandra Palace (affectionately known as “Ally Pally”) in London, is the UK’s biggest event for the textile art, craft and design community. Christine Perry was there and brings us this report.
Craft Industry Alliance special correspondent, Maeri Howard, attended The Festival of Quilts which took place in Birmingham, England on August 10-13th. She brings us this show report.
Last week, over 250 craft companies descended on the NEC in Birmingham for Craft, Hobby and Stitch International (Stitches), the biggest trade show for creative craft industries in Europe. Stephanie Carswell of Hawthorn Handmade was there. Here is her report from the show.
Ever made a gift for a child and worried that maybe it wasn’t as sturdy as it could’ve been? Maybe you’ve woken up at night wondering, “Were those seams really sewing tightly enough?” “Did I remember to double knot the embroidery floss when I stitched the eyes?” “Is that tail really securely attached?” Anyone who […]