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Create and Craft TV launch Silhouette Cameo 3

with Exclusive Offer!


Create and Craft are excited to be the hosts of the long-awaited TV launch of the brand new Silhouette CAMEO® 3 on Wednesday 24th August!


Join craft demonstrator and designer, Lisa Bird at 8am and 3pm for an inspirational hour, complete with step by step demonstrations, lots of hints and tips, and the chance to get your hands on an exclusive bundle which is better than anything else on the market and comes with over £80.00 worth of free goodies!


Not only will you receive a state of the art sketching and cutting machine, including a 3 year Gold Star Warranty, but you will also get 12x12 quality cardstock, plus free access to Silhouette’s design studio for 1 month with £20 credit on your account. What’s more, Create and Craft is the only retailer from which you will be able spread the cost using Flexi-pay and claim free P&P, if purchased before 11.59pm on Monday 29th August.


With the Silhouette CAMEO® 3, you can cut or sketch to create custom projects for home, business, school, or hobby. You can even complete two tasks in one pass with the CAMEO®’s dual carriage. The Silhouette CAMEO® 3 has all of the same capabilities as the previous versions of the machine, along with some added features including built-in bluetooth, auto-blade adjustment, additional storage, the capability to cut thicker materials and much more!


Silhouette not only brings their full range of products to Create and Craft, but also their exceptional customer service, exclusive offers and unbeatable deals. Silhouette is a brand associated with reliability and peace of mind, and customers can be safe in the knowledge that their investment will remain effective for many, many years to come.


Don’t miss the fantastic TV launch of the Silhouette CAMEO® 3 on Create and Craft, Wednesday 24th August at 8am and 3pm!


Catch Create and Craft on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813, watch live at or join the crafty conversations on Facebook and Twitter.

New Charisma Christmas Character Dies

from Tattered Lace!


Tune in to Ideal Word on Tuesday 23rd August to see Corinne Robinson introduce a Tattered Lace Pick of the Day at 9pm.  The Tattered Lace Charisma Christmas Multibuy features 4 new dies including a Teddy, Santa, Sheep and Stocking design, plus each die comes with a Click, Print and Go CD ROM, so crafters can print out a variety of co-ordinating designs as many times as they like.


The Pick of the Day shows will also feature the launch of the brand new and exclusive Tattered Lace Magazine which includes over 30 projects, a free festive Robin Die, as well as handy top tips and techniques!

Tune in to the LIVE launch at 9pm and be one of the first to receive the latest in the Charisma range from Tattered Lace, plus SAVE £17.99 off the Usual Price!


Ideal World is available on Sky 654, Freeview 22, Virgin 747 and Freesat 812. For more information, click here.

Create and Craft TV launch

Exclusive sewing machine range with Simplicity


Simplicity sewing pattern devotees are in for a treat with the launch of a new line of Simplicity sewing machines, in an exclusive partnership with Create and Craft.



Both models are stunning to look at with their simple yet contemporary red dot design motifs and silver control panels, set on the crisp white machine body.  The models include the Simplicity Satin 197, a high end, fully computerised machine in a silver finish and the Simplicity Silk 403, a top of the range sewing and embroidery machine.


Simplicity’s Satin 197 features a 30-character memory function, an LCD screen and impressive 197 stitch count, including 8 button holes and eyelet stitches as well as having an extension table available too.


Sewing and embroidering with equal aplomb, the Simplicity Silk 403 is both fantastically specified but also incredibly well priced.  The machine features a whole host of functions including 403 different stitches, 40 built-in embroidery designs, 97 embroidery alphabet options, as well as a large LCD screen.  It has all the features of a top of the range sewing machine such as variable stitch length and width, auto needle threader, ten one-step buttonhole designs, seven sewing feet, as well as the large embroidery frame, built in re-sizeable embroidery designs and the functionality to allow you to download more. The Simplicity Silk 403 machine is one of the best value sewing and embroidery machines on the market and a perfect choice for stitchers looking to expand their sewing skills.


Simplicity is set to launch the Satin 197 early September with shows co-hosted by professional seamstress Claire Shire-Jones and Heather Jacks of the Great British Sewing Bee.  Both demonstrators will showcase features and benefits of the machine, as well as provide some very helpful techniques to improve your sewing.


Those looking to combine embroidery with their sewing, will be able to tune into the launch of the Silk 403 in early October.


Catch Create and Craft on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813, watch live at and use social media to keep up to date with the latest shows, news and crafty gossip.

Julie Hickey introduces new 4 Day Deal from Craftwork Cards!


Join special guest, Julie Hickey at 8am on Monday 22nd August for the launch of the Birds and Blooms Mega Variety Topper Collection and 8x8 Paper Pad from Craftwork Cards.


Consisting of beautiful hand illustrated flowers, birds and butterflies, in shades of Amethyst, Cyclamen, Willow and Dove Grey, the paper pad is perfect for a range of projects, along with the coordinating pack of toppers.  The collection epitomises Craftwork Cards simplistic and minimalistic approach and with such a big kit, crafters will have the ability to make up to 304 cards.


Add the 4 Day Deal to your basket and SAVE 40% off the Usual Price. Plus spend over £50 before Thursday 25th Aug at 7.59am and you will qualify for FREE P&P.


Create and Craft is available on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813.  For more information, click here.

GO! Big or go home- The Accuquilt GO!

Big electronic fabric cutting machine

is exclusive to Create and Craft TV


Create and Craft are proud to be the first and only retailer in the UK to offer the best quilting machine in the market- the Accuquilt GO! Big, with total UK exclusivity of this brilliant machine.


This amazing fully electronic fabric cutting machine lets you cut an entire quilt quickly and accurately, leaving you more time to focus on your creativity and the design of your masterpiece. You will no longer need to manually crank your dies through the machine - simply turn your machine on and offer your die, fabric and plate combination up to the machine and the GO! Big will automatically pass everything through the machine giving you perfect cut outs. What’s more, The GO! Big has an extra wide mouth meaning you can pass 2 smaller dies through the machine at the same time, saving you more time cutting so you can create even more.


Accuquilt studies have proven it’s 90% faster than standard rotary cutters and scissors so if you are put off by the time consuming cutting elements of quilting then this will be the machine for you. This astounding machine will cut multiple layers of fabric with just one pass allowing you to make the most of your material, meaning less fabric waste and more quilting.


 To celebrate the launch of this incredible machine, Create and Craft have a brilliant introductory Bundle offer which includes a second 6x6 mat enabling you to run 2 dies through the machine at once, and the Eleanor Burn Inspiration Book absolutely free! With Flexi-pay and Craft Club Member Discount, customers will be able to break down the cost even further.


So go ahead and fall in love with quilting and the Accuquilt GO! Big electronic fabric cutting Machine- Don’t miss this fantastic offer on Create and Craft launching 19th August at 8pm!

World Exclusive launch of ‘For the Love of Stamps’

by Hunkydory on Create and Craft TV


Create and Craft are excited to be exclusively launching the ‘For the Love of Stamps’ stamp range by Hunkydory on Saturday 20th August. ‘For the Love of Stamps’ is the brand new- stamping range from premier papercraft manufacturers Hunkydory Crafts.


This exciting new collection of clear polymer stamps have been designed to suit all manner of craft projects and allow you to get extra-creative with that trademark Hunkydory style. Hunkydory’s product range is synonymous with the highest of quality and the launch of their new ‘For the Love of Stamps’ range is no exception.


Create and Craft will be celebrating the world launch of this exciting stamp range by offering their customers 3 for 2 across the whole range of 27 designs , allowing customers to  pick’n’mix between all the stamp designs available. The stamps cover a wide range of themes and artistic styles, appealing to all tastes and levels of crafter- from Beginners to experts.  Each A6 stamp sheet is crammed fully of stamp designs, holding up to 41 individual stamps on each sheet.


To coincide with the launch of the ‘For the Love of Stamps’ stamp range, Hunkydory have also created a ‘For the Love of Stamps’ magazine. The magazine is full of tips, tricks and project and aims to help educate and inspire crafters with ideas of how they can use their new stamps.


Don’t miss the fantastic world launch of ‘For the Love of Stamps’ by Hunkydory, on Create and Craft 20th August at 9am!


Catch Create and Craft on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813, watch live at and use social media to keep up to date with the latest shows, news and crafty gossip.

Exclusive Build a Wreath Die Collection

from Tonic Studios!


Tune in to Create and Craft from 12 noon on Friday 19th August to see guest expert, Jo Austin demonstrate a brand new Pick of the Week from Tonic Studios.


The Build a Wreath Die Collection is a stunning set of 11 Tonic Rococo Petite Dies and a 3 pack of Greyboard which is perfect for creating wonderful wreaths.  Perfect to give to family and friends as unique gifts or to decorate your home with, they can be adapted for different occasions and personalised to create wonderful keepsakes.  The dies could also be used on their own as a focal point for other projects including cardmaking, scrapbooking and many more. Let your creativity run wild and mix and match dies to create wonderful scenes and designs.


Add the Pick of the Week to your basked and SAVE £11.89 off the Usual Price.  Plus, spend over £50 and you will qualify for FREE P&P and receive a £5 credit on your account as part of the Summer Carnival Promotion.


Create and Craft is available on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813.  For more information, click here.

Create stunning cards for all occasions with Essential Card Shape Dies from Tattered Lace!


Join Nancy Watt at 9pm on Thursday 18th August for the last chance to get your hands on the Tattered Lace, One Day Wonder which features a range of Essential Card Shape dies.



The stunning collection includes three different sets featuring Circles, Ovals, and everyday essentials Rectangles and Squares.   Each set includes different sizes and styles, Circles and Ovals include pin dot, cut out and wavy borders while Rectangles and Squares boasts scalloped, wavy and semi-circle cut out designs.


Whether you use them as a half essential or a complete card shape, the possibilities are endless, and you can create easel cards, inserts, edges, mats, window cards and so much more!


Add the Multibuy to your basket before 11.59pm on Thursday 18th August and SAVE £35.99 off the Usual Price.  Plus, spend over £50 in one order and you will also qualify for Free P&P.


Create and Craft  is available on Sky 674, Freeview23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813 or click here for more information.

Turn your creations into masterpieces with the

Juki HZL DX5 Sewing Machine!


Join special guest, Garry Debrick at 7pm on Wednesday 17th August for the LIVE launch of the Juki Carnival Special which features the HZL DX5 Sewing Machine.


The latest in a highly popular range of machines, this superb gadget is a must-have for anyone looking for a great household machine.  Containing a wide variety of pre-programmed stich designs, sewers will be able customise their crafting experience to make it easier and more enjoyable.


Fabulously suited to textile crafters looking to invest in a high quality machine they can use again and again, the Juki HZL DX5 comes with a FREE Wide Extension Table which easily slots in the machine to give crafters a larger work surface.


Tune in at 7pm or 9pm to see this fantastic machine in action and SAVE a massive £79 off the Usual Price! Plus, spend over £200 and during the Summer Carnival event and receive a £20 voucher credit on your account.


Create and Craft is available on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813. For more information, click here.

Brand New Range of Crafting Storage Solutions coming to Create and Craft TV


Create and Craft are excited to announce the launch of the brand new Macbeth Craft Storage Range on the 19th August. This range comes in vibrant, on-trend colourways whilst also being a really practical way for crafters to store and organise all their craft products and projects.


This on the go storage comes in 6 different but co-ordinating designs that customers can purchase as one off pieces, or invest in the whole collection. Create and Craft have the UK TV Exclusive availability of the Macbeth Spinning Tote, Utility Tote, Portable Craft Station, Craft Tool Tote, Paper Folio and Shoulder Tote. These designer totes and bags master the art of portable organisation- Simple storage solutions which are both stylish and functional.


Macbeth Collection is a global lifestyle brand that is a true extension of the personal style and sensibility of its Founder and Designer, Margaret Josephs. The collection, known for eye popping colour, bold prints and whimsical detailing, includes ready-to-wear, bags, accessories, beauty, home and tech accessories. Margaret Josephs launched the Macbeth Collection in 1999 with a capsule collection of unique, stylish home decor in signature prints. Margaret’s reinvented classics and bright preppy bohemian prints resonated with tastemakers from the very beginning. Over its 16 years, the brand has expanded its portfolio to include a vast array of products, all in Margaret Josephs signature prints.


The Macbeth Storage Range will be available on Create and Craft TV 19th August @ 10:00 and 13:00 as part of our Summer Carnival Event on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813 or watch us live at or use social media to keep up to date.

Exclusive Range of Magic Powders and Sprays from the Lindy's Stamp gang just for Create and Craft


 Tracey Brown and Limor Weber - The glamorous Lindys Gang are back in town with some fabulous new products. Tracey Brown is the company owner and has been involved with the brand since its creation 20 years ago. Limor is her partner in crime and will be bringing the inspiration during the shows.


Tracey speaks of her excitement around the new launch “We are grateful to be celebrating 20 years of business success—starting with the release of our wood mounted stamps in 1996, followed by our Moon Shadow Mists, Starburst Sprays in the late 90's to our most innovative and unique product, our Magical powders.


Lindy’s Stamp Gang started in 1996, by Lindy Plakinger as a way to share her funny cartoon characters via rubber stamps.  From those stamps, she quickly got hooked on colours.  Lindy created the first crafting spray in the late 90’s and didn’t look back.  Lindy’s Stamp Gang now boasts a huge variety of products from sprays to pigment powder to embossing powder, all with Lindy’s unique two-toned shimmer!  You just can’t find the vibrancy or shimmer like you do in Lindy’s Stamp Gang’s colours, probably because they are all sprinkled with a little of Lindy’s infectious laughter, spunk, sparkle and creativity!


To celebrate, we have brought 2 of our most popular sets out of retirement and are launching them exclusively with Create and Craft TV in both the US and UK“


These lines will add a touch of glamour and colour to you card and home projects. Simply mix with water and spray over a stencil or on to a card to create stunning backgrounds and lively patterns.


The Range will be available on Create and Craft TV 19th August @ 16:00 and 21:00 on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813 or watch us live at or use social media to keep up to date.

Year-long crafting motorhome tour of all UK counties to raise funds for the charity Mind


John Bloodworth, also known as ‘Gentleman Crafter’, is visiting all 92 historic UK counties in a motorhome, crafting with communities along the way. The adventure is in a bid to raise £20,000 for Mind, a UK-based registered mental health charity, and to spread creativity across the nation.


Sponsored by Peterborough’s Create and Craft TV, John is living and travelling in a motorhome named Maisy, visiting craft groups, organising workshops and sharing his crafting knowledge, all while promoting Mind.


John (42) has suffered periods of severe depression and anxiety disorder in his life and has found Mind to be a valuable resource in understanding his condition and finding ways to move forward in life.


John started his adventure when he departed from Create and Craft’s office in Peterborough at where he was bid au revoir, by former colleagues and supporters. So far he has raised over £4000 in just a few months, has visited 14 counties and travelled over 6000 miles. For details on his itinerary of future visits and workshops, or details on how to donate to his cause, visit:


Commenting John said: “I am delighted to be able to undertake this challenge in order to spread creativity and raise money for Mind as both are close to my heart and have meant a lot to me in the past. Having Create and Craft TV sponsor the challenge is also an honour as they are one of the longest established craft companies in the UK and they, and their audience, share my view that creative pastimes can have a positive impact on your mood.”


Further explaining the reason for developing the challenge John added, “A while ago I hit rock-bottom and suffered an extended period in which my mental health difficulties began emerging as physical symptoms such as shaking, sweating and being short of breath. This was terrifying as I had never experienced this before. I didn’t open the curtains, I couldn’t answer the phone – I felt totally isolated and didn’t know what to do.


“Fortunately, I discovered the Mind website and was able to identify reasons why this might be happening and different ways in which I could potentially tackle these new issues. As a result of this information I went to my doctor and, after a discussion about the symptoms and potential causes we looked at available options. I was initially prescribed medication which would have the benefit of reducing my overall distress and thereby provide a calmer thinking space in which to seek further support from local talking therapy services. My recovery was then monitored by my GP who recommended adjustments as time progressed. I am not sure that I would have done this without having first found Mind as I was initially too scared and embarrassed to discuss what was happening with anyone.


“Over a period of time, I reached a point where I could look back and understand what happened and I would now like to reach out and help others.


“I know from my own personal experience that crafting can be very therapeutic and lots of fun. I am therefore hoping this all counties challenge will raise awareness of taking care of your mental health and the benefits of a creative pastime and, of course, raise valuable funds for Mind.”


Speaking about the progress of the challenge so far John says, "Most of the people who have attended the workshops so far have heard of Mind, but they’re not always aware of the scope of what Mind does. It has therefore been rewarding to have provided the opportunity in which to have this conversation as it’s not something we would ordinarily discuss in day to day life.”



Vicky Urquhart, Community Fundraising Co-ordinator, at Mind says: "I'd like to say a huge thank you to John for taking to the road for this amazing challenge and choosing to fundraise for Mind. It has been amazing to see the support John has had on his journey already. We know that many people find craft activities to be great for their mental health, because it can be very therapeutic and rewarding.


"In just a few months John has already raised over £4000. This is a phenomenal amount of money which will go towards funding our vital work supporting those living with a mental health problem. This includes the Mind Infoline, our advice services and the campaigning Mind does to secure a better deal for the one in four of us who experience a mental health problem every year."

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