Release date: 13.02.2019
Dawn Bibby joins the Create and Craft Family
Create and Craft is excited to welcome Dawn Bibby to Create and Craft TV.
Dawn Bibby is a craft expert, TV presenter and entrepreneur known for her work on Ideal World and Create and Craft TV. A natural at what she does, Dawn has worked in the industry for many years and has cemented her legacy as both an entrepreneur and craft expert. Dawn is a determined and passionate business woman and when she is not working on television or embarking on several business projects, Dawn still continues to craft during her personal time and enjoys doing research that will help her create new and trendy products.
Dawn has a Facebook following of over 12,000 loyal crafters, the brand has built up an impressive social media presence. The Facebook group “Crafting with Dawn Bibby & Craft Buddy” also has in excess of 3,000 active members who regularly post pictures of their creations, swap tips and provide product feedback. Stockists of the brand in 2018 enjoyed the benefits of Dawn’s regular promotion and tutorials on social media, as well as the brand awareness generated by Dawn’s frequent appearances on television.
Dawn Bibby Creations, celebrates its second birthday this February with two beautiful new craft collections that will be launching in March 2019 – “Magical Unicorns” and “Fantasy Flowers 2019”. The range includes a co–ordinated set of dies, stamps, stencils and embellishments designed by Dawn, one of the craft industry’s most experienced and respected crafters.
Jamie Martin, Chief Executive Officer – Create and Craft, commented: Dawns innovative designs and passion for craft will be a real asset for Create and Craft and we are thrilled to be welcoming her back to the channel.
Dawn Bibby, Founder – Dawn Bibby Creations, commented: I am very excited to return to Create and Craft with the new management at the helm and a new company ethos with very exciting plans for the future.
I’m very proud to be a part of those plans and excited to be relaunching my original brand of Dawn Bibby Designs in many new facets as well as bringing my existing range – Dawn Bibby Creations and of course the range of Craft Buddy products to the screens.
I will also have a new weekly show – Dawn at Dusk which will give me the ideal opportunity to focus on creating, demonstrating and hopefully inspiring you with a whole mixture of brands and variety of products.
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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
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