Category Archives: News and Celebration

A New Member of the Team at George Weil

cara-march-2017

Say hello to Cara! Cara recently joined the team here at George Weil, and a great addition she is! Cara carefully weighs, measures and packs your art and craft materials in our warehouse, ensuring you always receive exactly what you’ve ordered. She is responsible for checking in stock from our many suppliers, and beautifully displays the products in […]

Handmade Christmas Crackers

How to make Christmas Crackers

Some of the papers used to make these lovely Christmas Crackers are no longer available from this web site but there are alternative papers that will work equally well. The contrasting papers used to decorate the body of the crackers are from the Mulberry range and the ends have been secured using paper yarns. Any […]

Hand Felted Spider for Halloween

Hand felted spider

Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey, along came a spider… a felt spider made from Merino wool tops!   Making a Felted Spider for Halloween This is a fun and simple project for all ages. The wool tops are rubbed, rolled and agitated with soap and water until the wool […]

Polymer Clay Cake Toppers

Polymer clay cake toppers

We often send out regular orders to our customers, but our curiosity was piqued when we began to receive an order every Tuesday for polymer clay from customer Cheryl Locke. Julie (who is an important member of our sales team here, and will often answer your calls) decided to investigate Chery’s email address which included […]

Foamboard Christmas Decorations

Foamboard Christmas decoration

How’s this for a great Christmas decoration idea? Our giant snowflakes have been designed and made by our resident artist Philippa Cousins from foamboard. What is it? Foamboard is made from a sheet of CFC free polystyrene sandwiched between two sheets of smooth acid free paper to form a strong, lightweight and rigid board with […]

Fine Art Supplies Coming Soon!

Painting with watercolours

We have some very exciting news for our George Weil customers. We are pleased to announce that George Weil & Sons Ltd will shortly be extending the range of products to include fine art supplies for artists and students from all leading brands including Winsor & Newton, Daler Rowney, Caran d’Ache, Derwent, Jaker, Unison and […]

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