Boost your skills with our top crafty picks this month!
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Get the most out of creative lettering, the popular trend that’s continuing to grow. Herbin® refillable brush pens are ideal for those who enjoy practising lettering and drawing techniques. The range also includes an A4 pad, featuring a mix of creative lettering, practice and inspiration A4 170gsm cards. Available from all good online and high street art and craft retailers.
Woodburning with Turners Retreat
Now is the perfect time to try the therapeutic art of woodburning! With the Peter Child Pyrography Machine, you can burn dense textures and patterns to create beautiful pieces of art, gifts, and keepsakes. Once you complete your first piece, you’ll instantly be thinking about what you can burn next! Wooden blanks, wire points and accessories are also available from Turners Retreat.
The Brother ScanNCut family is perfect for paper crafters, DIY crafters, sewers and more. Scan and cut any image or shape you like or choose from hundreds of built-in re-sizable designs – no PC required! Check out this handy beginner’s guide to using your ScanNCut machine, and see the full ScanNCut range here.
Face masks are definitely on trend at the moment and Really Maria, the award winning Best Independent Craft Retailer 2020, is offering the most stylish designs, plus kits to make your own with templates and easy instructions to follow at Really Maria Haberdashery on Youtube. All are 100% cotton, completely unique and fit snugly in a range of sizes. Stay safe and still look good!
You Can Folk It
Would you like to learn to paint but don’t know where to begin? The Ultimate Folk Art Painting Masterclass for Beginner Painters guides you, brushstroke by brushstroke, through a variety of lessons and designs. The accompanying A4 workbook contains patterns, inspiration and templates for you to complete. Learn to paint, step by step and enjoy a little mindfulness as you practice.