Category Archives: News and Celebration

NEW Website Layout for 2022

Website 2022 Fi

The George Weil website has had a Spring Clean to brush away the Winter cobwebs – and all without reducing the product range! The new category structure is designed to take you straight to the products you are looking for; visit PAINTS for Artists & Crafts to find watercolours, oils, acrylics, silk paints and glass paints, or […]

COVID-19 – Stock & Website Implications

Rug Yarn Delivery

In one way or another, the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on all of us. George Weil & Sons Ltd has continued operating during these difficult times, providing materials and tools for artists, students and craft enthusiasts. Stock Problems Over recent months there have been increasing problems in obtaining stock from UK based Sole […]

Natural Dyeing with Designer Alice Temperley

Alice Temperley Natural Dyeing Madder

We’re thrilled to have been mentioned in an article by Rachael Dove in The Evening Standard recently. “How to dye your old clothes with Alice Temperley” shares how to bring new life to discarded garments – using Fibrecrafts Natural Dyes! Award winning British designer Alice Temperley MBE, explains how she uses Madder, Cochineal and Logwood […]

Sugar Free Polymer Clay Candy Canes

Caras Noel Cane

Candy canes look great on Christmas Trees, but how many of us remember to eat them before the decorations come down? Here’s a way to help save your teeth and save room for all the other leftover Christmas goodies. Take the idea further and make an extra long polymer clay cane and twist it into […]

Christmas Decorations made using Texture Makers

Polymer Clay Christmas Tags

Here’s a festive project for polymer clay! Cara used the flexible plastic Sculpey Texture Makers to add the patterns to these clay Christmas decorations and then highlighted parts of the pattern with glistening Jacquard Pearl Ex powder. Materials & Tools List Polymer clay – you can use any brand and any colour… Jacquard Pearl Ex […]

Barbecue at the Cottage

Bowers Family

We spend all day with each other during the week and then decide it’s a good idea to spend even more time together at the weekend! The Bowers Dynasty – Ian (our Managing Director) with his family Susan, Peter, Victoria, Katie, Sophie, Ian, William and Felix Friends, family and colleagues gathered together to enjoy the […]

A Double Celebration with Extra Cake

Jo 50th Birthday Cake

We’ve been celebrating two birthday’s here at George Weil today! Susan has been busy baking and made these delicious cakes for granddaughter Sophie, who had her 20th birthday at the weekend, and Sales Manager Jo who reached her big five-o last week. Our friend and colleague Jo has worked for George Weil for 20 years […]