Brand Spotlight: Derwentwater Designs

Tuesday, 22nd of December 2015

Based in Cumbria, UK, Derwentwater Designs have been creating stunning cross stitch kits designed by talented artists since the mid eighties. Producing a wide range of cross stitch, long stitch and blackwork kits, some of their most popular designs include

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Needlecraft Accessory Spotlights

Wednesday, 17th of June 2015

Whether needlecraft is your day job or just a hobby, from experience we know that the more time you employ into a hobby the more equipment that you need to buy, or have! Whether you do cross stitch, knitting, crochet or any other form of needlecraft there

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Brand Focus: Anchor

Tuesday, 16th of December 2014

A subsidiary under Coats Crafts, Anchor is a brand that is recognised all over the world for its bold colours and bright patterns. Focusing on making products suitable for all different skill sets, Anchor's main aim is to make embroidery fun.

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Brand Focus: DMC

Friday, 7th of November 2014

Founded in 1746, more than 250 years ago DMC was first created when an artist and two entrepreneurs decided to start their own printed fabric business. Focusing mainly on the fashion of the time, Jean-Henri DOLLFUS, Jean-Jacques SCHMALZER and Samuel KOECHLIN

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Needlecraft Product Focus: Hoop Kits from Vervaco

Friday, 10th of October 2014

The quintessentially cross stitch accessory of the wooden hoop is ideal for getting your patterns done right. But of course, where we often see them is when they're used as quaintly nostalgic, and tightly nestled little parts of a fantastic display. They just

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