Weedon Craft Market

Weedon Craft Market - Over 20 stalls of locally made products including home textiles, furniture, art, papercrafts, jewellery & preserves.Meet the makers in a friendly, welcoming environment. Hot & cold lunches available, along with...

REVIEW: Chloe Tells You How... To Sew

Front Cover of the book Chloe tells You How... To Sew
Review by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted ArtI do love to craft, but I confess that sewing isn’t one of my strongest points. I am not sure what it is… I know a poor workman blames his tools but my sewing machine is old… and hand sewing does take ages....

Furniture Pop Up in Glasgow

Furniture Pop Up in Glasgow
From the Creator of Tatty Rose Ltd, a company which prides itself in the restoration of furniture using recycled and eco-friendly products – brings a new platform to Glasgow for the up and coming fresh talent Scotland’s creative industries to...

Online Marketing for your Craft Business

Online Marketing for your Craft Business
In the six years since UK Handmade started there has been a massive change in how small and independent business are promoted, and with all the social media sites that have popped up it can be really confusing and overwhelming for anyone just...

REVIEW: Fifty Years of Illustration

Front Cover of the book Fifty Years of Illustration
I like my illustration and design with a huge dose of context and a dollap of history, so Fifty Years of Illustration is, for me, perfect reading. It merges social, political and cultural events spanning half a decade with individuals working in...

Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft to 'Show Off' in October

Contemporary crafts of the highest calibre will be on display at 'Showing Off' over the weekend of October 18th and 19th in Ludlow. 'Showing Off' is a free to enter event held by The Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft and guests from the...

Light & Shade in Gallery at the Wharf

The Light & Shade exhibition at Gallery at the Wharf explores the juxtaposition and contrast of colour. There are many striking pieces of art that make a statement and not to be forgotten as well as a range of ceramics, textiles, wood, glass,...

REVIEW: Little Quilts

Front Cover of the book Little Quilts
Review by Lisa Margreet Payne of http://www.lisamargreet.com/When Dawn sent out the request to see who wanted to review “Little Quilts” I responded with an “I will!” so fast it was rather comical. You see, I have a bit of a *thing* about quilting. I...

REVIEW: Coffee Time Treats

Front Cover of the book Coffee Time Treats
This might seem like an odd choice of book for me to review considering I don’t drink coffee. ‘What!?’ I hear the coffee culture masses cry! It’s true. I like the coffee creams that usually languish at the bottom of the chocolate tub at Christmas, I...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: Jane O'Neill

 This week we don our cycling gear and pedal over to the outskirts of Hebden Bridge to meet Jane O'Neill of Abundant Glass.Jane's fused glass designs are inspired by her love of cycling through the hills and mill towns of Yorkshire and her...

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