Here at UK Handmade, we are very excited to announce the launch of our new Makers Directory! Founded on our successful online magazine, website and forum, our carefully curated directory brings together the best of UK Handmade and will allow viewers to search through our community of makers, designers and artists by location and creative discipline.
I already have a book about making books somewhere. I’ve had it for years but I’ve never actually made anything from it. The hand drawn illustrations, the photography and the general layout never felt quite right, they weren’t particularly inviting.
Christmas is on its way but there’s no need to rush! On the 14th December Made Locally With Love will be filling the enchanting Merchant Adventurers’ Hall full of wonderfully talented, Yorkshire based, local businesses who will be there to offer you everything you need for the perfect Handmade Christmas.
This Christmas, The Fairy Tale Fair is coming to Brighton Racecourse. Over 100 whimsically festive stalls will fill the venue, and it is going to be a magical day out for all the family.
Now in it's sixth year, The Of Cabbages & Kings Christmas Market is an established fixture in the Stoke Newington calendar. It returns to Abney Hall this december for a festive weekend with a host of stalls selling some of the best art, fashion, prints, gifts, textiles and product design in London town.
Our Winter Showcase is stuffed full of beautiful handmade gifts and christmas decorations - who needs massed produced when you can beautiful original products direct from the maker. Below is just a small selection, view the whole showcase here http://ukhandmade.co.uk/showcase/christmas. Support independent makers and buy handmade!
I was really pleased when this book arrived as I had been searching for a chocolate cake recipe that my husband could use to bake my birthday cake. Nan’s Chocolate Fudge Cake looked ideal until... I spotted the Triple Chocolate Brownie cake in M&S.
Need some distraction from November's windy, wet and dreary weather? Fetch that steaming mug of tea and generous slice of cake, and take a gander at our rather lovely Winter Showcase!
The Winter issue of UK Handmade's quarterly magazine has been released and you can read it HERE. Our front cover is adorned with the beautiful art of Michelle McKinney, whom we interview on page 42.
Following 2 years in successful pop up shops the Craft Coop is opening its doors to new members in Maidenhead.Would you like to sell your products in the Craft Coop?
Liz Samways meets letterpress printer Bec Gilray of 'Do you Punctuate'. Inspired by tradtional printing methods, printer Bec uses moveable lead type, photopolymer plates, printing blocks, and wooden letters to create unique greeting cards.Please tell us about yourself and how you got started.
Catriona McLaughlin meets Lee May Foster, who creates jewellery and printed pieces from her studio based in Truro, Cornwall.Please tell us a bit about yourself and how Bonbi Forest began.