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Issue 47 February/March 2015

CRAFTFOCUS

BIGGEST ISSUE EVER Jam-packed with news from this season’s must-visit shows

Business advice from the experts

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M AG A Z IN E Hottest products for jewellery makers, sewists and lovers of creative stationery

Celebrate spring Cornucopia of products for Easter and Mother’s Day Official media partner for Craft, Hobby + Stitch International and proud sponsor of the New Product Showcase

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Front cover image: Sponsored by: Marabu’s Fashion Design collection ISSN 1758-0900 Craft Focus is solely owned, published and designed by KD Media Publishing Limited. Whilst every effort was made to ensure the information in this magazine was correct at the time of going to press, the publishers cannot accept legal responsibility for any errors or omissions, nor can they accept responsibility of the standing of advertisers nor by the editorial contributions. The views expressed do not RIGIWWEVMP]VI¾IGXXLSWISJXLITYFPMWLIV'VEJX Focus is published six times a year. Subscription rates for overseas readers are £75 per annum (incl. p+p), Cheques should be made out to KD Media Publishing Limited and sent to Craft Focus, Pantile House, Newlands Drive, Witham, Essex, CM8 2AP, United Kingdom.

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