Release date: 19.02.19
Create and Craft voted Papercraft Retailer of the Year at the British Craft Awards 2019
Create and Craft, the Original and Multi-Award Winning TV Channel, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the WINNER of Papercraft Retailer of the Year at The British Craft Awards 2019 which is run by Immediate Media Co, publishers of Cardmaking & Papercraft, Simply Knitting, Mollie Makes, The World of Cross Stitch and many more crafting titles. Celebrating the best of the crafting world, the British Craft Awards 2019 are contested awards for excellence across the craft industry. The awards have been voted for by their readers via their respective online magazine portals.
Claire Astbury, Marketing & Communications Manager commented: Everyone at Create and Craft extends a huge thank you to our customers who have taken the time to vote for us. It shows that all the hard work the team here at Create and Craft put in doesn’t go unnoticed. We endeavour year after year to bring new crafts to our customers and will continue to provide new products and brands that will inspire, educate and challenge crafters of all abilities.
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About Create and Craft TV
Create and Craft, part of the Ideal Shopping Direct Group, is an award winning multi – channel craft retailer. Create and Craft broadcasts live on TV and online in the UK and US to over 70 million homes. It offers paper craft, jewellery, sewing, cake decorating and knitting products. Create and Craft is part of Ideal Shopping Direct Limited, one of the UK’s leading multi-channel home shopping retailers with a growing team of 700 based in Peterborough, UK. Ideal Shopping Direct is the most prolific broadcaster of live television in the UK and the No1 direct retailer in craft in the UK. Create and Craft won GOLD in seven categories at the 2016 International Craft Awards including; Best TV Shopping Channel for Crafts, Best for Quality, Best for Customer Service, Best Website, and Best on-line shop. In July 2018, the business was acquired by Aurelius Alpha Limited, a subsidiary of Aurelius Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA
US customers access Create and Craft via its dedicated channel on Dish TV channel 221, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android or Apple apps via createandcraft.com 24hrs a day.
UK customers access Create and Craft via Freeview channel 23, Sky channel 683, Freesat 813, Virgin 748, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android or Apple apps and via createandcraft.com