Chloes Creative Cards returns to the Create and Craft Family


Create and Craft is excited to welcome back Chloes Creative Cards to Create and Craft TV.


Chloes Creative Cards launched in the UK in April 2011. Chloes Creative Cards was developed from Chloes love of crafting and stamping that started when she was a young girl who used to craft with her Grandma.  Chloe started to draw and design her own photopolymer stamp range as there were designs she wanted to craft with that weren’t available on the market. These have been so well received by crafters at home that Chloes Creative Cards are now able to offer a range of stamps, dies, embossing powders, glitter, project books and box kits along with many more new products in the.....more

Create and Craft welcome Craft Buddy


Create and Craft is excited to welcome Craft Buddy to Create and Craft TV.


Craft Buddy are one of the UK’s most innovative Arts, Craft & Hobby companies, designing and manufacturing products for their popular craft brands: Crystal Card & Art Kits, Dawn Bibby Creations, Pretty Gets Gritty (mixed media) and Craft Buddy.


Craft Buddy pride themselves on keeping abreast of the latest trends in fashion, and their great flexibility in launching new kits and ranges in response to these trends. Their speed to market and the excellence of their craft kits has led them to become a trusted partner of many important retail chains in the UK and Europe.....more

Create and Craft welcome Tonic Studios


Create and Craft is delighted to welcome Tonic Studios to Create and Craft TV.


Tonic Studios was established in the UK in 2001 initially focusing on the stationery/office/paper crafts and garden hand tools markets in collaboration with other brands. Our belief has always been on high-quality products combined with innovation at affordable prices. With an in-house team of product engineers, graphic designers and illustrators we are one of the leading providers of craft products.....more

HOCHANDA and SDN Renew Freeview Capacity Agreement


Hochanda and SDN are pleased to announce the contract renewal securing Hochanda’s position on Freeview channel 85 through to 2026. Having achieved record growth in 2018 cementing Hochanda’s position as the go to destination for entertainment and inspiration across Crafts, Hobbies and Art. The Freeview platform allows Hochanda to continue delivering innovation and education through amazing product, loyal supplier partners and fantastic customers.....more

The Makerss join the Create and Craft Family

Create and Craft is delighted to welcome The Makerss to Create and Craft TV.


The Makerss is owned by Steffi Stern and Sophie Buckley, wool and craft enthusiasts who have been professionals in the creative industry for many years and established The Makerss in June 2015 when their first joint book Making Needle Felted Animals was published. Steffi Stern has since then written another book Making Simple Needle Felts which was released in 2018 and is currently working on a third.....more

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.....more

Quilt Along With John Launch on HOCHANDA


Join John Cole-Morgan as he showcases a selection of spectacular fabrics, featuring demonstrations tips and more to inspire your next quilting project! John has always been an avid quilter with a deep passion and love for quilting and so started his very own business back in August 2018 called Beginner’s Quilt Emporium.....more

Artfull Days join HOCHANDA


Brand new to Hochanda, Julie Bell is here with Artful Days and brings you mixed media goodies, from her apothecary printer kit, stamps and interesting textures. Julie is a passionate crafter and designer who started out like a lot of crafter's making cards, from there she found a couple of an array of inspiring craft treasures.....more

Creative Expressions reunite partnership

with Create and Craft


Creative Expressions have reunited with the Original and Multi-Award Winning TV Craft Channel, Create and Craft.


Create and Craft are extremely excited to be working once again in partnership with Creative Expressions, re-launching on the channel with their first live show airing on the 28th March.....more

The Crotchet Chain Joins The HOCHANDA Family!


The Crotchet Chain are one of the newest brands to join us here at Hochanda. With a beautiful selection of crochet shawl kits available, it’s a fantastic new addition to our range of soft craft suppliers. Diana Bensted will be demonstrating her kits.....more

A Pentart Special Is Set To Launch!


We’re introducing Pentacolor to the Hochanda family at 6pm on Wednesday 13th March. Guest demonstrator, Lou Withers, will be sharing a new range of Pentart as part of a One Day Special. Viewers can expect demonstrations featuring a selection of products.....more

Welcome Friday The Thirteenth!


Brand new to Hochanda, Friday The Thirteenth will be joining us in the new Krafting with Kathryn segment. Kathryn Sturrock will be demonstrating their range of whimsical paper pads, stickers, tags and journals. Delivering high quality and excellent designs, Friday The Thirteenth is an exciting new addition to the Hochanda family.....more



The family continues to grow as we introduce Hampton Art.



Hampton Art proudly manufactures and distributes quality rubber stamps, clear stamps, paper products and inks, continuously striving to provide new and innovative product meant to inspire creativity. With a unique collaboration of licensed designers and a team that offers new and exciting stamps and crafting products throughout the year we are so exciting to provide the team with an additional platform to display their incredible talent.




We continue to add more and more variety to the channel and this week it’s the turn of Soft Craft as we welcome Sew Totally Trisha to your screens. With guest demonstrator Tricia Albett at the helm, Sew Totally Trisha aims to bring quick sewing projects and techniques to you for pleasurable stitching and we look forward to displaying their wide collection of sumptuous kits, fabrics and stunning panels.



Barbara Gray - who you will recognise as a well-known and respected name within the crafting industry and who has been a supplier and staunch supporter of Hochanda since our launch, not to mention that she is one of our original private investors – has agreed to accept a position on the Board of Hochanda as a Non-Executive Director. We look forward to working with Barbara as she joins an ever growing and hugely dedicated team and brings a wealth of experience and a world of connections to the table.



Quote from Paul Wright, Chairman of Hochanda

We are excited and delighted to welcome Barbara, who brings to the Board a wealth of craft industry expertise which will be an invaluable contribution to our strategy for the future growth of your Company.


Quote from Barbara Gray, Non-Executive Director of HochandaI

I share my fellow board member’s passion and commitment for the craft industry, and trust that my own expertise and perspective as both a business woman and a crafter will complement an already auspicious boardroom team. I’d like to think I can be the viewers’ and suppliers’ representative at the table.




Hannah’s Room are one of the UK’s leading batik specialists, stocking a high-quality Indonesian Hand Dyed Bali Batik fabric for patchwork, quilting, mixed media, art quilts, dressmaking and more. Guest demonstrator Roxana has always enjoyed being creative since she was a small child and is proud to be following in the footsteps of her mother who started Hannah’s Room 20 years ago.






Kay Molyneux and Maggie Moore are both familiar names on Hochanda and are now the creators and owners of CoolKatzCraft. Having both began their crafty journey at their local craft shop in Peterborough – Sir Stampalot. Kay and Maggie decided to get together and form CoolKatzCraft due to their shared love of paper crafting and all things 3D and we are thrilled to have them launch their all new ‘Storage with a Twist’ on Saturday 23rd March.

Create and Craft welcomes multi-award winning Crafter’s Companion


Create and Craft is excited to welcome multi-award winning Crafter’s Companion to Create and Craft TV.


Crafter's Companion has stated that the new partnership will give it the chance to offer greater variety, deliver more innovation and the ability to concentrate more on educational and inspiring demonstrations, all of which are really important to company founder Sara Davies and are sentiments echoed by everyone at.....more

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 QVC UK, 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 trendier products.....more

Six Penny Memories Returns to Create & Craft


Create and Craft, the Original and Multi-Award Winning TV Craft Channel, are excited to announce the relaunch of Six Penny Memories.


Create and Craft have previously worked with Six Penny Memories back in 2015 and they are delighted to be working with Create and Craft again. They had a lot of success with their products previously and have new and exclusive products that will only be available.....more

Create and Craft partner with PMA Industries, welcoming new brands to the channel


Create and Craft are pleased to announce a new partnership with PMA Industries. This will see the launch of two new brands in early 2019, Makers Movement and Crafters Edge.


Since 1982, PMA Industries has been.....more

Create and Craft welcome Be Creative and Create It Events back to the channel


Create and Craft are excited to welcome back Be Creative and Create It Events to the family.


Bringing innovation and diversity to our customers, this will see the launch of never before seen new and exclusive products.....more

New CEO at Ideal Shopping Direct


Jamie Martin is the new CEO of Ideal Shopping Direct, Martin a former founder of Hochanda TV.


Jamie Martin said “ I am looking forward to this new challenge, getting to grips leading two similar but yet very different businesses, each with their own unique potential. I’m focused on growing both and delivering to all our stakeholders (shareholders, staff and particularly our suppliers) the success which.....more

Create and Craft launch the CRAFTAS, a celebration of another year of Togetherness, Inspiration and Creativity through Craft


The CRAFTAs start on Monday 10th December at 8am, with the launch of a brand new Pick of the Week.


When they win, you win! Customers will benefit from a new unlocked.....more

Seamless Sunday

Create and Craft, the Original and Multi-Award Winning TV Craft Channel, are excited to announce the launch of Seamless Sunday.


Due to popular demand, customers can now tune in  live on air every Sunday....more

Crafters Companion and Tonic Studios

Return to Create and Craft


With the news that Crafters Companion and Tonic Studios are to return to Create and Craft, Barbara Gray has posted her take on their move on her excellent  Blog "One Day at a Time"


Keep Calm and Carry on and that’s about the sum of it here at Clarity at the moment. I have thought long and hard about whether to pretend everything’s Business As Usual, because I hate confrontation, and personally go to great lengths in my life to avoid it where I can. However, I also want you to hear what’s going on in the industry from somebody you trust to be telling the truth, who’s not gossiping, just wants to dispel rumours which are kicking around, and put you in the picture. Because I think you deserve clarity.....more

Eazi Candle!


Create and Craft, the Original and Multi-Award Winning TV Craft Channel, are delighted to announce the launch of Eazi Candle.


 Annie Maulding, Co-owner and founder – On a Wick & a Prayer, commenting said: “On a Wick & a Prayer are excited to be launching with Create and Craft our brand new product for 2019.....more

Create and Craft welcome back Cross Patch


Create and Craft are excited to announce the return of Cross Patch to the channel. The Wales based brand ran by Julia Roworth were last featured on the channel in 2016 and look forward to their first return show .....more

Create and Craft Exclusively Launch

Signature Collection by Stephanie Weightman


Create and Craft are excited to announce the exclusive TV launch of Stephanie Weightman’s Signature Collection on Thursday 13th December at 8am.


This collection is a small glimpse into the creative mind of Stephanie Weightman. When asked about the inspiration behind this collection, Stephanie said; “I wanted my signature.....more

Charity Crafternoon and Quiltalong

in aid of Mind


Saturday 1st December saw the launch of two charity events, hosted by Create and Craft in aid of Mind. The Crafternoon and Quiltalong were get togethers with a difference, bringing the crafting community together, all for a very.....more

Tonic Studios Cardmaking Collection

Issue 7 is here


It’s here! Issue 7 of Tonic Studio’s Cardmaking Collection is now available on Hochanda, ahead of its official launch at 8am on the 27th November!


Shop the early release of Issue 7 right now for only £19.98 and get your hands on this hotly anticipated collection before the live show.....more

A brand new Tattered Lace magazine subscription is back on Create and Craft!


For the fourth year in a row Create and Craft is very excited to announce the launch of a new Tattered Lace magazine subscription. This new offering comes with a unique die each month plus over £100 worth of free dies with the first issue.

This year, for the first time ever, Tattered lace.....more

Create and Craft Exclusively Launches New Brother Scan N Cut In The UK


Create and Craft are the only UK exclusive Brother retailer for the ScanNCut and are proud to launch the brand new Brother ScanNCut SDX1200, a home and hobby cutting machine.


Unlike previous models, the SDX1200 features new Blade Sensor Technology, allowing crafters to easily cut through a host of materials, including card, leather and felt.....more

Create and Craft launch Craft Academy comprehensive craft courses

Launch: Create and Craft’s Quilting, Patchwork and Applique School with Jennie Rayment


Create and Craft, the award winning multi – channel craft retailer, are thrilled to announce the launch of their first ever, brand new online craft course from their Craft Academy. This exciting new programme will give Create and Craft.....more

Create and Craft is proud to be nominated for Papercraft Retailer of the year at the British Craft Awards 2019


Create and Craft, the Original and Multi-Award Winning TV Craft Channel, are proud to have been nominated for an exciting Papercraft Retailer of the Year award hosted by British Craft Awards 2019.


Create and Craft will also be supporting.....more

Create and Craft partnership with Aardman


Create and Craft are thrilled to announce their latest craft licensing partnership coming this Autumn as they bring the world of Aardman to life through several collections of craft products themed around the iconic Aardman characters.


The first of these craft collections will kick off 26th November 2018 and will be based around Wallace & Gromit – A Grand Day Out. Products from.....more

Create and Craft Choose Respect,

Do you?


Create and Craft are actively participating in this year’s Anti – Bullying week which takes place from Monday 12th November until Friday 16th November. This nationwide event organised by the Anti-Bullying Alliance is intended to raise awareness of the issues of bullying not just between children and young adults but people of all.....more

Create and Craft exclusively launch Chameleon and Filofax partnership on the channel


Create and Craft, the UK’s leading multi-channel craft home shopping retailer, are thrilled to be exclusively launching a brand new product range from Chameleon Art Products in partnership with Filofax. This collaboration with be exclusive to Create and Craft for 4 days.....more

Partnership between Create and Craft and Mind announced


Create and Craft, the award winning multi – channel craft retailer, are honoured to announce their partnership with the mental health charity Mind.


As part of this partnership, Create and Craft will be working closely with Mind to support their Crafternoon campaign. Crafternoon is the biggest, craftiest mental health fundraiser in England and Wales, where Mind asks supporters to organise their own Crafternoon at work, school or at home by inviting everyone they.....more


One Day Special

from Heartfelt Creations


Tune in to HOCHANDA from 6pm on 1st November as they are joined by Heartfelt Creations to launch their One Day Special and remember the good ol’ days with the traditional Patchwork Daisy Collection!


From dainty daisies through to a wonderful assortment of beautiful borders designed to finish your projects, this perfect collection of decorative papers, cling stamps.....more

Create and Craft are launching their New and Exclusive Event


6 days of new products and brands PLUS deals that can’t be bought elsewhere.


Create and Craft will be launching their New and Exclusive Event this Thursday 25th October at 8am, which runs until Tuesday 30th October at 8pm. This is an exciting 6 day event featuring over 300 new products from over 20 brands, many of which will be brand new to the channel.....more

It has never been better to be a Create and Craft Club Member!


Triple discounts on all show items over 4 day event.


The UK’s leading multi-channel craft home shopping retailer is launching its Club Class event today, Thursday 18th October until Sunday 21St October.  Exciting 117 new products, 425 product launches in total plus over 30 brands will be featured during their event.....more

New Star Wars Craft Collection Launches on Create and Craft


The Force will most certainly be with you this Autumn as Create and Craft TV and Character World once again team up to launch a brand new range of Disney licenced crafting products: Star Wars launching Monday 15th October 2018.


This latest craft collection from the channel brings the characters from the smash hit 1977 and 1980 films to life including; Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Yoda, Darth Vader and his Storm Troopers. The collection includes character dies, stamps, coordinating....more

Create and Craft searches for new presenter on ITV's

The Big Audition


Create and Craft are casting for a presenter. It’s a prestigious job at the pinnacle of the crafting world. The auditionees include 68-year-old grandma Francie, hairdresser Hayley, who crafts with her young daughters, and Zack, who shows off his hand-made and astonishingly lifelike paper birds. The crafters come out all glue guns blazing, tackling tasks such as transforming a styrofoam ball. The results include an impressive Christmas bauble, an adorable pig… and Mr Blobby.....more


Create and Craft announce exciting 2019 partnership with the Women’s Institute’s Denman College


Create and Craft, the award winning multi – channel craft retailer, are thrilled to announce their latest new partnership with the Women’s Institute’s Denman College. Denman College, based in Oxford, is the WI’s centre for learning, offering a wealth of opportunities to learn new skills on day schools and residential courses in the field of.....more