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Front Cover of Everything In Its Place
Review by Ali Burdon - Very Berry Handmade
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: http://ukhandmade.co.uk/showcase/christmas 
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.  
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 w
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 http://ukhandmade.co.uk/showcase/textiles 
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.
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.
Silk Poppy by Present Perfect Creations
We've all got our favourite shade of pink, from pale dusky hues to bright fushias. Here are a few pretty makes I found by members of our forum...Silk Poppy by Present Perfect Creations
Front cover of Big Hook Crochet
Review by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted Art
Wraps by Ulla Cronin
Drawing on a rich heritage of Scandinavian, English and Scottish knitware, Ulla Cronin's designs reflect her belief that everyday items should be beautifully made, practical and playful, cherished and enjoyed. Ulla's interest in traditional skills and love of natural fibres was formed by her childhood in Finland growing up surrounded by forests, fields and lakes.
Greyhound At Long Pit, Winchelsea Beach by Anna Wilson-Patterson
Our latest showcase features gorgeous Autumn themed items from talented UK creatives - here are a few of our favs, but you can view the whole showcase here http://ukhandmade.co.uk/showcase/autumn
Front Cover of At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen
Front cover of Knitted Animal Scarves, Mitts, and Socks
Review by Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art
UK Handmade, Lindleywood, bird box, wooden box, gift box, getting noticed
Struggling to get noticed?  UK Handmade portfolio member, Lindleywood, has been featured in many major UK magazines and newspapers, plus on national TV and radio. Helen Lindley tells us how.Image courtesy of Theo Paphitis #SBS
Front Cover of The Cookie Jar
Review by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted Art

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