Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Craft's Beautiful Awards...

Just had my copy of Craft Business slide through my letterbox - and centrespread is the Craft's Beautiful Awards. Just an FYI for those interested souls...
Favourite Website:
Best TV Shopping Channel for Crafts: Ideal World's Create & Craft
Best General Card Designer: Ms. D Bibby
Best Designer (in Crafts Beautiful): Ms. D Bibby
Best Designer (Q&C mag): Brenda Harvey
Best Designer (Let's Make Cards): Sarah Beaman
Best Craft Chain Store: Hobbycraft (followed by The Paper Mill)
Best Mail Order: QVC (runner up Lakeland)
Best Craft/Exhibition: ICHF's Hobbycrafts (followed by Ally Pally - well done Colin & Express!!)
Favourite Papercraft Range: Papermania (followed by K&Co.)
Best Toolbox Essential: Glue Dots
Best Craft Book: All New Compendium of Cardmaking
Best Embroidery Thread: DMC (followed by Anchor)
Best Beading/Jewellry: Swarovski
Best Knitting Yarn: Sirdar
Best Rubber Stamping Range: Personal Impressions (followed by Hero Arts)
Favourite Embellishment Range: Papermania (again followed by K&Co.)
Best Die-Cutting Machine: Big Shot
Best General Gadget: Ultimate Crafters Companion
Best New Product 2007: Crop-A-Dile (wahoooo!)
...then you have the regional store winners: The Glitter Pot (hi Bryan) Simply Craft, Stampaholics, Topaz Crafts, Cute N Crafty
Craft Business Trade Awards should be on their website in the next couple of weeks... so more gongs and smiles to follow ;)


anna blewett said...

The centrespread feature actually covered the winners of the Craft Awards, the consumer-voted scheme run by our sister titles Crafts Beautiful, Quick&Crafty! and Let's Make Cards! The winners of the Craft Business Awards - voted by the trade - will be announced on March 25th on The April/May issue of the magazine will also feature an article on the winners.


Anna Blewett
Editor, Craft Business

Becks Fagg said...
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Becks Fagg said...

Thanks Anna!