Gift Focus inc Attire Accessories - November/December 2022

Handmade gifts are a go-to gift purchase for consumers on the hunt for a personal and heartfelt gift. These options tick all the boxes… CORINNE LAPIERRE This Corinne Lapierre kit contains everything needed to make not only a delicately embroidered scissors pouch but also the most adorable matching mini pincushion. It is designed to hold and keep safe a pair of small embroidery scissors, which we know are one of crafters’ most precious tools. It is the most recent addition to the extremely popular range of sewing accessories Mini Kits which includes a Needle Case, Pincushion and Sewing Pouch, each more beautiful and practical than the other. They all feature Corinne Lapierre’s signature folk designs and we know that many customers don’t rest until they have the full set! Designed for crafters of all abilities including those just starting out, the kits contain not only all the materials necessary, including soft wool mix felt, DMC threads and a needle, but also very clear instructions and a very handy stitch guide. They are packaged in the company’s charming printed craft boxes, which make for a very pretty and easy display. T: +44 (0)113 2460403 E: CLASSIC CANES Walking stick specialists Classic Canes stock many interesting models with appeal for buyers in search of hand-made products. These barn owl and frog canes are painted by hand in the UK and make excellent presents and gifts for collectors of canes, known as ‘ambulists’. They are modern interpretations of the novelty formal canes carried by Victorian and Edwardian gentlemen in the days when no gentleman would be considered fully dressed without his cane. Other hand-made items include the company’s collection of ramshorn and antler handle walking sticks. Horn and antler pieces are specially selected and, polished and fitted to become walking stick handles. As it is a natural product, each one is unique and it is the craftsman’s skill that brings out the beauty in each piece and ensures it well-suited to the length of wood chosen to form the shaft of the stick. These pieces are highly sought-after by collectors and those in search of a special and unique gift. They also add great style and charm to a retail display. T: +44 (0)1460 75866 CONCRETE & WAX New for 2022, this is Concrete & Wax’s hand poured large blush concrete bowl. The biggest piece it has ever poured, it weighs 7.5kg and means business. The bowl sits upon a hand-cut 5mm deep cork ring and is delivered wrapped in the company’s made-to-measure felt drawstring bag. The bag has removable branding so it can be used again and again. Made with love 44