The Road Less Travelled: Julia Batley

This week, after a short hiatus, The Road Less Travelled series returns with a visit to 'Teazle', and the workshop of Julia Batley. With a varied career history, which includes a background in marketing, Julia has turned her love of fabric and...

CRAFT FAIR: Makers Boutique Markets 2014

Makers Boutique 2014
Makers Boutique handmade market is back for 2014 featuring the very best of Brighton (and beyond) creatives. The first date is March 1st, 11-5pm at Brighton Unitarian Church on New Road. As usual there will be a...

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

Pinnies
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 Johnsonhttp://ukhandmade.ning.com/...

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...

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