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NEW Important Update Adobe Acrobat

22 JUNE 2020 Adobe Acrobat Update May 21 2020, Adobe released an update to Acrobat Reader, which addresses problems that have recently affected reading the videos in PDFs, including our ebooks. PLEASE UPDATE Adobe Acrobat Reader to version 20.009.20065. More details from Adobe with links to download the update. If you are on Windows 10,… Read more »

Posted on the 22/06/2020

Fast, Fun, Waste-free Quilting in video workshops

Looking for fun quilting projects to keep you busy at home? Then try Fast, Fun, Waste-free Quilting, our new series of video workshops. This series is an exciting collaboration between us and justhands-on.tv. It’s perfect for quilters at home, and during lockdown, because the three titles in the series are downloadable from our website (or you… Read more »

Posted on the 04/05/2020

Wag & Tone: Lockdown sale price

SALE! Wag & Tone lockdown price – just £5 (reduced from £19). Many of us dog owners are struggling to exercise our dogs in lockdown. Our Wag & Tone ebook gives some ideal strategies, and lots of work for body and brain so we have slashed the price to make it available to as many… Read more »

Posted on the 11/04/2020

Beaded Boxes are Hot!

Well that’s according to Bead & Button magazine, which has just written a glowing review for How to Make Beaded Boxes by Katie Dean. The review describes Katie’s collection of projects ‘brilliant’, and we agree!

Posted on the 02/03/2020

Thanks Monica Hall!

What an outstanding company! Gorgeous products and the best customer service I’ve ever experienced. So glad I found this site! Posted by Monica Hall on our Facebook page!

Posted on the 26/01/2020

Playing the video

Our ebooks are enhanced ebooks with embedded video, so if you have downloaded the file, you have downloaded the video. However, they will not be viewable unless you are opening the file in Adobe Reader/Acrobat. Your browser will probably open the ebook but it will not play the videos. Use the Save command to save… Read more »

Posted on the 14/01/2020

10% discount thank you!

Thanks to all our customers around the world who have bought How to make Beaded Boxes by Katie Dean. We’d love to hear from you in the form of a review – you know how important reviews are! There’s a 10% discount code on offer as a thank you . . .

Posted on the 28/11/2019

3 minutes or 5 hours?

Our latest title How to make Beaded Boxes is the largest ebook we have ever published at 1.1GB because it has a good deal of high quality video. So we have had interesting feedback from customers who have bought the download. One customer in Germany downloaded it in 3 minutes. Another in the US told… Read more »

Posted on the 19/11/2019

Beaded Boxes is now published!

How to make Beaded Boxes by Katie Dean is now published and available to purchase as a download or on disk. If you purchase the download, note that it is a very large file (1.1GB) so it takes a substantial amount of time to download, depending on your download speed. When you click on the… Read more »

Posted on the 16/11/2019

Free pattern with Pre-order!

How to make Beaded Boxes, by Katie Dean Now available to pre-order before publication 16 November 2019. If you pre-order, you will receive an additional free pattern from Katie for a Cactus project, and you’ll get the book as soon as it’s published! Make fun beaded boxes with a flowerpot theme! Give them as a… Read more »

Posted on the 12/11/2019

VAT for EU customers

Good news! As of 1st January 2019, we no longer have to charge VAT on downloads for customers who live in the EU – so that makes our prices on average at least 20% cheaper than they were before Christmas! Buy while you can at this price – we don’t know what the situation will… Read more »

Posted on the 04/01/2019

Beaded Wedding Flowers & Corsages

Now available: Beaded Wedding Flowers & Corsages by Katie Dean. This ebook is a new edition of Bead Flowers & Corsages, now out of print.

Posted on the 06/11/2018

50% discount on Corsages until end of October 2018

Stock Clearance! We have just a few copies of Bead Flowers and Corsages, disk version only. Get 50% discount until stocks run out or until the end of October.

Posted on the 25/10/2018

Modern Bead Loom Weaving

This is a ‘must-have, ‘friendly’ ebook according to the blog My World of Beads by Katie Dean. Read the full blog post with detailed description of the book by a beader, for beaders! Published June 2018, and written by Caroline French, Modern Bead Loom Weaving is the place to start if you are wanting to… Read more »

Posted on the 16/06/2018

Announcing the winners!

Announcing the winners of our Festival of Quilts free tickets! Congratulations and thanks to all who took part. The winners are as follows: Kathy Haynes, Jayne Davey, Sadie Yeomans, Lynne Adams, Sally Stevens, Alexis Cowie, Sandra Baines. We look forward to receiving your addresses so we can send you the tickets!

Posted on the 04/07/2017

Free tickets for Festival of Quilts

Free tickets for Festival of Quilts! As sponsors of the Quilt Creations category we have complimentary tickets for our customers. We are giving them away in pairs. Just post on our Facebook page about why you’d like to go to the Festival, and who you would take with you!

Posted on the 27/06/2017