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MADE London and MADE Brighton - Call for Makers
MADE LONDON is one of the top selling events for designer/makers in Europe, showcasing the best and most original makers in this country and beyond, and exhibiting the highest of quality in contemporary craft and design. 
Kew Gardens
'Handmade at Kew' is an exciting new contemporary craft event held in the prestigious UNESCO world heritage site, the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. The show offers makers an inspiring location to exhibit exquisite work of high quality, tradition and heritage to a discerning audience.
Commissioned Wedding Dresses by Maria Pulley
Many designers and makers produce beautiful handmade pieces for the wedding industry, as Brides all want something unique and original that reflect their own personality on their special day. Our wedding showcase features just a few of these talented makers from across the UK, so if you know a Bride-to-be, don't hesitate to share it with them! Below is just a taster, you can view the whole showcase here http://ukhandmade.co.uk/showcase/wedding
Front Cover of Cut Out and Keep
Review by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted Art
The internet is an extraordinary thing; I have spent nearly 7 years working with various people on UK Handmade without ever meeting them. We can share work, ideas and information without leaving our computers (or houses, come to that). Every year, we say we will go to this event or that event and it never happens, so Bebe and I decided this time to make the effort, get on the train - travelling to London from opposite directions - and meet in the flesh for the first time since we started working together online all those years ago!
Front Cover of Arm and Finger Knitting
Review by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted Art
The Keep it Local team are delighted to announce an exciting new venue for this year’s series of Craft Fairs.  The Llama Park at Wych Cross is set in the stunning scenery of the Ashdown Forest near Forest Row and the first dates are over the Easter weekend on Sunday/Monday 5th/6th April 2015.
Sterling Silver Lightning Cloud Ring by Huiyi Tan Designer Jewellery
It doesn't feel like it at the moment but Spring is on its way and our showcase is full of Spring themed items that will lift your spirits and blow away those cobwebs...Hand Embroidery Spring Bunny Rabbit Cushion by Pixiecraft
Designer/makers and artists from across the UK and Ireland are invited to apply to the finest and largest contemporary craft fair in Wales, MADE BY HAND, the Contemporary Craft Fair at City Hall in Cardiff.
Outlaw is an artisan craft show with a very clear difference from the norm and they are currently looking for awesome makers and designers to join them for their first ever show in Bristol on 2 & 3 May.
Gallery at the Wharf
Artists and designers from throughout the region have risen to the challenge posed by an intriguing title for their latest selling exhibition.The theme of Elements was chosen as the latest selling exhibition in Gallery at the Wharf,  Burscough to highlight the work of members of The Art and Craft Guild of Lancashire and a group of guest artists.
Country Living Spring Fair
We are delighted to announce the winners of our Country Living Spring Fair Ticket Giveaway! My very able assistant and I put all 106 entries into a bowl (we couldn't find a hat) and she selected 5 names at random...
Jacqui Temple-Smees
Liz Samways meets West Yorkshire-based assemblage artist and jeweller Jacqui Temple-Smees to find out about her fantastic and fantastical work. Please tell us about yourself and how you got started?

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