Craft Buddy Ltd, designer and manufacturer of quality, art, craft and hobby products have announced an exclusive launch on award winning TV channel Create and Craft – a channel reaching over 70m homes across the UK and US.

The exclusive deal is announced as Craft Buddy celebrate incredible 2018 growth results including new retail partners, international distribution deals and a successful season of exhibits at shows, including Creativeworld Frankfurt, Spring Fair and Nuremburg Toy Fair.

Craft Buddy will go live on Create & Craft at the end of February 2019 with fan favourites Crystal Art, Dawn Bibby Creations, Pretty Gets Gritty and their signature Craft Buddy range.

Viewers can expect to be treated to new exclusive designs and releases over the coming months from Craft Buddy, as part of Create and Crafts new leadership strategy of ambitious UK market growth to offer inspired, educational and on trend ranges.

Jamie Martin, Chief Executive Officer at Create and Craft is delighted to get Craft Buddy on board and comments; “Gary and Dino’s passion for the crafting industry is really reflected in their company ethos and strategy and here at Create and Craft we are thrilled to be working alongside such a significant brand.”

Gary Wadhwani, co-director at Craft Buddy Ltd adds; “We’re thrilled to be partnering with the Create & Craft family! Our brands – Crystal Art, Dawn Bibby Creations, Pretty Gets Gritty and our signature Craft Buddy brand – have soared in popularity in the last twelve months, and we are so excited about bringing them to Create & Craft’s wonderful audience for the first time. We can promise a host of exciting launches across all our brands in the coming months, including lots of exclusive offers for C&C viewers, and going forward, we are going to do what we’ve always done – work our hardest to develop craft products which our audiences love and cherish. We can’t wait to get going!”.

Viewers can satisfy their crafty cravings on Freeview 23, Sky 683, Virgin 748, Freesat 813 and on Apple TV and via Amazon Fire.

Retail partners are invited to join the Craft Buddy mailing list at and follow the company on Facebook (Craft Buddy) for more details and future announcements.

The announcement marks an amicable end to Craft Buddy’s distribution on Hochanda TV, with whom the business has enjoyed a wonderful relationship and built a large fanbase.