CRAFT FAIR: Dorset Team Craft Fair

40 stalls from local crafters and artists. Come along and browse the fabulous selection of affordable handmade gifts, crafts, artists and vintage sellers from the Dorset TeamDorset Team Craft Fair - Hoburne Park - ChristchurchSunday 25th May 2014 -...

OPPORTUNITIES: Handmake Me - Call for Makers

The recently launched online marketplace for one-of-a-kind, handmade gifts is looking for talented UK makers to join the site that’s putting a new twist on the traditional marketplace model.Handmake Me is an exclusive online marketplace that...

Review: The Hand-Printed Home

Front Cover of the book The Hand-Printed Home
The Hand-Printed Home is a homeware craft book with a difference, where most craft books will tell you how to sew pretty things with bought fabric, this book shows you how to add your own designs to fabric, (and indeed various other surfaces),...

MEET: Laney Mead

pink glass roses by Izzybeads
Today we are pleased to meet glass artist Laney Mead, who lives and works in rural Herefordshire. Laney trades as ‘Izzybeads’ and is best known for her quirky and humorous animal characters, which are popular with collectors worldwide.Please tell us...

EVENT: Craft In Focus Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

Craft In Focus is delighted to be staging another contemporary craft and design fair during the August bank holiday weekend within the RHS Garden at Hyde Hall. This craft event will showcase over 100 of the very best contemporary craftmakers and...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: Magnolia Restrepo

This week we take a circuitous route via the Amazonian rainforest to meet jewellery maker and designer, Magnolia Restrepo. From the theoretical, abstract and often ambiguous world of science, she chose to take a path which would see her explore...

RECIPES: Blueberry & Vanilla Cake

After writing the recipes for our Summer magazine, I discovered that I had a punnet of leftover blueberries squirreled away on the top shelf of the fridge. Frankly, by that point, I was 'fruited out' and was hankering for a slice of cake. As I'm not...

EXHIBITION: Cutting Edge Contemporary Textiles

In 1988 the three leading textile art groups in Scotland shared a platform to exhibit work in a highly successful exhibition entitled ‘Three Strands’. After several other individual exhibitions, this arrangement was formalised when edge – textile...

Meet: Andy Poplar

Andy Poplar
Today we are pleased to meet conceptual artist Andy Poplar, who has developed the fine art of etching his own take on the world for others to enjoy. Harrogate based Andy talks openly and honestly about his journey into the self employed world of an...

NEWS: Summer Issue of UK Handmade's Magazine released today!

The Summer issue of UK Handmade's quarterly magazine is released today and you can read it HERE! This issue is all about KIDS and our cover is adorned by the fun work of Lorna Scobie who we interview on page 14.This issue has...

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