Craft Arena Resources

Tantalising Textiles 2020

The theme for Tantalising Textiles in 2020 is Mystery.

The competition is divided into two sections; one with the theme of Mystery and another open section in which you can submit work on a theme of your choice.

As in previous years, customers of Craft Arena will be asked to vote for their favourite piece, and the winner (or winners, depending on the number of entries) will receive a Craft Arena
Gift Voucher, with another voucher going to the winner of our voters draw.

Tantalising Textiles 2019

The theme for Tantalising Textiles in 2019 is Symmetry.

The exhibition will be held in the Alchemy Gallery at Craft Arena from Tuesday 2nd April until Sunday 28th April 2019. The entry fee for each entry is £5 and you can submit as many entries as you wish.

Using Metallic Machine Threads

Metallic threads add a gorgeous sparkle to machine embroidery, whether you have an embroidery machine or you are into free motion work. They can however, create problems with breaking threads, puckering and odd stitching giving you the urge to throw the thread or the machine out of the window!

Do not despair, we are here to help with a few tips and tricks to make your life easier.. Click below to download.

Multipom information

Make up to 20 pompoms at a time with this great little gadget. Use the same frame for every size for soft furnishing, dressmaking, crafting, accessories etc. Easy to use and makes any size from 1 cm to 12 cm.

More information here