EVENT: Intrigue Emporium

50 of the best and brightest cutting-edge fashion, jewellery and accessories designers, creators of sophisticated homewares, art objects, stationary and more, all under one roof - Intrigue Emporium will be taking over the beautiful &...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: Ian Tait

 Driven by the beauty of the material with which he works, Ian Tait of The Wood Emporium produces items which reflect his passion for using the resources available to him with the utmost reverence and respect. This week, we visit his workshop...

MEET: Emily Stubbs

Glimmer For Glamour
Today we are pleased to meet ceramic artist Emily Stubbs, who lives and works in York. Emily is inspired by her grandma's house, where she grew up and spent most of her time. What is your background and where did you study?I come from a very...

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...

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