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All the Fun of the Christmas Fair
All the Fun of the Fair are back for Christmas in the stunning Church of Annunciation in Marble Arch. Live music, artisan food, demonstartions and a huge array of gifts. 
We asked UK Handmade portfolio member Arati Devasher to share the process behind her beautiful hand painted silk scarves. Be sure to check out the link at the end of the article to view a video of Arati in action!About me...
Front Cover of Speakeasy
Review by Lindsay Rendall
White Faux Fur & Grey Leather Clutch by Jolizette
Our Christmas showcase features gorgeous, seasonally-inspired items from talented UK creatives. Here's a few of my favourites but you can view the whole showcase here: 
Katrin Eagle, UK Handmade, autumn flower brooches
Launching your first solo exhibition can be a daunting prospect. Wool artist and UK Handmade Makers Directory member, Katrin Eagle, shares her tips for success.  
Made in Clerkenwell
Craft Central removes the hassle from Christmas shopping with its annual Made in Clerkenwell Christmas event. From 26th – 29th November, shoppers will have the opportunity to discover the very best handmade gifts, many of which are made in the heart of Clerkenwell.
UK Handmade, Huiyi Tan - rabbit
With nearly 5,000 sales and an excellent five star rating on Etsy, UK Handmade portfolio member, jewellers Huiyi Tan have a wealth of experience in making customers happy.Huiyi Tan is the creation of Huiyi and David. Together they design and hand make jewellery from their small home studio in Cornwall. In addition to a range of nearly 200 unique designs, they offer a custom made service whereby they’ll create new designs for their customers upon request. Huiyi tells us the story behind one special piece.
Front Cover of Mollie Makes: How to Knit
Review by Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art
Designers/Makers CRAFTMOBILE Kickstarter Campaign
CRAFTMOBILE is a unique touring pop-up shop on wheels, selling a curated selection of craft & design objects from designer makers.  Designers/Makers (D/M) is an International Agency for contemporary design and craft who began as a s
Front cover of the book Mezze
Review by Ali Burdon of Very Berry Handmade
Valeria Black - Hand painted silk scarf by Agnes Ashe
Our latest showcase features gorgeous textiles from talented UK creatives - here are a few of our favs, but you can view the whole showcase here 
Naked Cakes by Hannah Miles
For years, the cake has been encased in thick layers of icing, marzipan and jam, and then decorated. However, there has recently been a trend for simplicity; cakes ‘stripped back’ and decorated with fresh edible flowers and vibrant berries, or mixed with pastel shades to make the sponge itself the star of the show.
Stop, shop and socialise with your favourite artists, designers, makers at E17 Designers' annual autumn event.
David Shepherdson pen
'Wood is one of the few things that when dead can be brought back to life.' UK Handmade Portfolio Member David Shepherdson of Pens Unique talks about his love of woodturning and making pens from a grand piano.