October News Update

October 12, 2009 by  
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The Knitting and Stitching Show – is on in  Dublin, RDS 29th October to 1st November and Harrogate International Centre 19th to 22nd November. 2009-10-08

Ticket Hotlink 01473 320407 www.twistedthread.com


Have you ever wanted to make your own fused glass, but were too afraid to try. Well how about making beautiful glass pendants in your microwave oven.  Place you glass pieces and in a kiln suitable for a domestic microwave oven and start making your own designs in no time.  https://www.creativeglassguild.co.uk/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=126&products_id=2628

They are sold here for around £78.00 the creative glass guild also run courses on fusing glass. There annual stained glass course for making Christmas decorations is always popular. Check it out here online now. The course is scheduled for the 6th December and festive refreshments are included.


Misi is holding an event in Bristol on the 7th November at Paintworks. With exhibits and craft workshops, this is the perfect arena to start shopping for Christmas.


If you are looking for opportunities to work from home and love the idea of stamping, then “stampin up” may have something for you.  Working on a party plan basis demonstrators get to sell “stampin up” products in a sociable setting to like minded people. For further details visit www.stampinup.co.uk and check out demonstrators in your area and ask them how to get started.



From woodworking to jewellery making, precision drilling to stone working, the Fortiflex is the ideal tool for stationary projects with a need for precision and versatility combined with power and speed.  It also tackles DIY tasks such as car restoration and artisan/craft projects with ease.

The Fortiflex boasts features such as a high powered 300W hanging motor, a variable speed between 0 – 20,000 RPM, a high torque in the lower speed range and a separate foot pedal with anti-slip strips for single handed use and variable speed control.



Sakura  Glaze Pens

These pens are incredibly versatile pens which are suitable for all smooth surfaces. Customise pendants and beads with your own unique designs. We have used them here to make our Rune style pendant. http://ibeadmag.com/rune-style-pendant/


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