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Gemporia partnership announces launch of new brand

By Emily Peagram 07 Feb 2022

Gemporia Partnership, parent company of, Gem Collector, JewelleryMaker, Sewing Street and Yarn Lane is set to expand with the launch of HobbyMaker in the first week of March. The brand-new live broadcast channel and website will showcase the very best of papercraft creativity as well as a range of other techniques and mediums. Viewers will be able to tune into presenters and skilled guests as they inspire their next crafting projects across online, Freeview 73 and Sky channel 670.

Steve Bennett, Chairman and Founder of the Partnership is thrilled to be launching the new channel: “We launched our first craft-based business JewelleryMaker in 2010; since then we’ve seen the craft sector grow and grow. We’re blown away every day by the creativity of our team, our partners and our customers so we’re delighted to add papercraft to jewellery making and sewing.”

HobbyMaker is keen to hear from brands and individuals to discuss collaboration ahead of the launch. For further details email:

“Our business became a majority employee-owned partnership in 2018. We build businesses and brands for the long term. I know our team will do a fantastic job showcasing the inspiring world of papercraft and more”, says Colin Wagstaffe Managing Director of the Partnership.

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