NEWS: London Jewellery School Raise Money for Cancer Research UK

London Jewellery School Cocktail rings against cancer
Throughout 2014 the London Jewellery School is raising money for the charity Cancer Research UK by getting people to make their signature cocktail rings and sharing images of rings they've made.There are several ways to get involved in the...

MEET: Katy Webster

Katy Webster of Miri in her studio
Today we are pleased to meet Wales based Katy Webster of Miri. Katy is an artist and printmaker, who creates unique home accessories, jewellery and cards. 'Miri' means 'fun' or 'celebration' in Welsh and is the inspiration behind the designs. Please...

REVIEW: The Book of Buns

Front Cover of The Book of Buns
Review by Lisa Margreet Payne | lisamargreet.comI was excited when I found out I was going to be reviewing “The Book of Buns” by Jane Mason. A whole book of bun recipes? Mmmmm. And buns - think of the puns! Actually, it turns out that there aren’t...

CRAFT FAIR: Wonder Hill Market

Wonder Hill Market
Wonder Hill Market is back with all the usual charm and frivolity - live music, sing a longs, the bar shall be open and the tea parlour serving incredible cake and treats will be on hand.On top of all of that loveliness, there is...

MEET: Claudia De Martino

Today we are pleased to meet Claudia De Martino who runs Kitsch-ina, a fabulous textile business that specialises in beautiful handmade pinnies and aprons. We find out what inspires her work and how she got started.Can you tell us a bit about your...

FINDS: Forum Favourites

Aqua Sea Glass Ring by Laura Johnson
This weeks gorgeous finds are from members of our forum where we have nearly 6000 talented designers and makers. These are just a few of the fabulous handmade items you will see there...Aqua Sea Glass Ring by Laura Johnson

WORKSHOPS: Centre of England Arts

Centre of England Arts
Centre of England Arts was founded for the education and delight of people who enjoy learning and want to know more about the techniques of art. A non-profit-making company and a registered charity, the courses and classes are specifically...

EXHIBITION: Shoots & Leaves at The Craft Centre Leeds

Lynn Bailey
 The Craft Centre and Design Gallery is hosting a new show from 1st March featuring the work of printmakers Lynn Bailey and Stef Mitchell. The exhibition, entitled 'Shoots and Leaves' explores fields and hedgerows.Stef Mitchell’s seasonal...

REVIEW: Sew Quick, Sew Cute

Front Cover of the book Sew Quick, Sew Cute
Review by Maggy Woodley of Life at The Zoo, Theatre Books and Movies and author of Red Ted Art. I was very interested in receiving this sewing book for review, as sewing isn’t one of my crafting strengths. A couple of years ago I finally...

EXHIBITION: Makers Boutique at Brighton Fishing Quarter Gallery

Makers Boutique
Makers Boutique are organising 5 rotating exhibitions at this popular seaside destination, showcasing a vast array of talented local artists work. There will be an eclectic mix of contemporary and affordable arts and crafts on display,...