SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: MISI

UK Handmade is delighted to be supported by MISI, an online marketplace dedicated to bringing together UK crafters and giving them an “online home” as well as raising the awareness of handmade items in general...Our crafters are true artists and...

MEET: Peter Bellerby

Peter Bellberby in Studio
Today we are pleased to meet London based Peter Bellerby, owner of Bellerby and Co, who is one of the few artisans in the world making handmade globes from scratch. Please tell us a bit about yourself and how you got started?I founded the company...

EXHIBITION: Christmas Art Fair at Cambridge Art Salon

Find unique and affordable art and gifts this winter from resident artists and friends at the Cambridge Art Salon. This year's fair starts Friday 29th Nov, with a special private party on 6th December 7.00pm. Curated by Karen and Mandy from the...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED...Hannah and Chris Barker

Humble beginnings
This week, we meet husband-and-wife team, Hannah and Chris Barker of The Smallprint Company. After both of them worked in a number of different jobs, they decided to take the plunge after a series of redundancies seemed to guide them towards...

MEET: Jolene Wolfe

Jolene Wolfe
Today we are pleased to meet Ruislip based lampwork artist Jolene Wolfe of Kitzbitz Art Glass to find out how she started out and about her latest projects.Please tell us a bit about yourself and how you got started?I have always been a bit of a...

REVIEW: Creative Family Home

Front Cover of the book Creative Family Home
REVIEW by Anna Ryan: www.quiltingalongthegrain.blogspot.co.ukCreative Family Home by Ashlyn Gibson is a collection of inspiring family homes that use colour and vintage items as their inspiration. The book takes you on a journey through homes...

FINDS: Editor's Picks from the Winter Collection

It's getting colder, the nights are drawing in and our thoughts are turning to the festive season and all that it brings. Set aside the thoughts of trudging the High Street for the same old, same old. Snuggle up on that sofa and let UK Handmade...

MEET: Guy Wooles

Guy Wooles and Anna of Anna's Welsh Zoo
Today we are pleased to meet Guy Wooles, a Welsh artist based in Penarth, who creates detailed stunning artwork of exotic and domestic animals.How did you become an artist, did you do any training?When I left school I worked for the Welsh Arts...

BUSINESS: Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday
December 7th sees the launch of the first Small Business Saturday in the UK - an opportunity to shop local and to support small businesses on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.Inspired by an American initiative, Small Business Saturday is...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: Sarah Harris

Cow and Calf Rocks with Foxgloves
This week, we meet Sarah Harris of Sarah Harris Prints. After studying fashion design, Sarah went on to a number of administration roles in retail, all of which gave her invaluable experience when she started her own screen printing business....

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