Friday, 15 September 2017

Sponsor News

Freshly added to elephantinmyhandbag.com is the beautiful Celtic Blessings Collection by UK Design House Lewis & Irene.  Featuring thistles, florals, celtic knots and tartans in warm tones of purple, grey and cream these fabrics are both classic and modern.


ECT are very excited to announce their new partnership with the one and only Jan Hassard. Jan will be hosting a special tour in May next year, visiting the Malvern Quilt Show, the American Museum in Britain and the Fashion Museum, both in Bath, and will be leading a new full day “Spirals” workshop, as well as giving a show-and-tell talk on colour and illusion. To find out more about this tour and how to book, contact Sofia on sofia@ecttravel.com or call +44 (0)1225 333 747. Link: www.ecttravel.com


The Fiskars Precision Art Knife, £4.99, features a new design softgrip handle, which is sculpted to fit the shape of the hand, giving more comfort and control. Intricate and detailed designs can be easily achieved on paper, cardstock, thin plastic, photos, canvas and more. The quick release lever allows you to switch blades in seconds. A great value, all round, art knife for all craft and sewing projects. Stockist details can be found on the website www.fiskars.co.uk.


Purple Stitches has announced their first Sewcial Retreat, a modern sewing and quilting retreat to be held on 16-18 March 2018 at the De Vere Oxford Thames Hotel. It is set to be a relaxing weekend of sewing and spa time. There will be two tutor-led workshops and loads of free sewing time. For more information on the retreat, the venue and their tutors, head over to their website, www.purple-stitches.com/sewcial-retreat.