REVIEW: The Knitted Home

Front Cover of the Book The Knitted Home
Review by Lisa Margreet Payne If I could, I would climb inside The Knitted Home and live there. Instead, I will have to content myself with making projects from the book and pretending. At least I have some similar-era furniture as the items used in...

CRAFT FAIR: Best Made Local

Best Made Local brings together locally created goods under one roof with the aim to raise awareness of the creative talent in Stony Stratford and surrounding area. With two Craft Fairs being held at York House in the run up...

WORKSHOPS: Christmas Calligraphy

Come along to this workshop at Blacksmith Shop Crafts in Yorkshire and learn the beautiful and creative art of calligraphy.You’ll discover the pleasure to be had in writing, learn a creative skill, and produce things that are satisfying to...

MEET: Dear Emma

Bird Brooches
Today we are pleased to meet Skipton based textile designer Cathy Emmott from "Dear Emma", to find out what inspires her and why she loves living and creating in the Dales.Describe your business and what you do? I create unique designs in...

WORKSHOPS: Crafty Classes at the York Museums Trust

York Castle Museum have an exciting program of workshops for 2013 / 14, here are just a few...Ceramic Plate Painting19th OctoberEducation Room11am-1pmBe inspired by the ceramic collection at York Castle Museum. With guidance from artist Kirstie...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: Louise Crosbie

Daisy cushion
This week we meet Louise Crosbie of PukaluHome who escaped from the world of pensions to create a success business selling crocheted homewares and giving workshops.Tell us about yourselfI am a 40-something home-based crafter hailing from the...

EVENTS: Making Matters: Marketing Makers

The Heritage Craft Association are holding a day of inspirational talks and discussion that will help you market your work for what it is worth whilst doing what you love.Called “simply spectacular” “amazing” and “thought-provoking”, the...

OPPORTUNITIES: Call for 3D Artists

The work of artists, architects, scientists, engineers and gamers are not usually associated with one another, but that’s set to change as specialists from these disparate groups unite through their work in advanced 3D visualisation and digital...

MEET: John Harrison of Drawn in Yorkshire

4 miniatures- Drawn in Yorkshire
Today we are pleased to meet John Harrison, from Drawn in Yorkshire, to find out about his work and what inspires him to paint.Hello - my name’s John - John Harrison - Yorkshire born and bred, and proud of it.What is your background and how did you...

REVIEW: Scissors, Paper, Craft

Front cover of the book Scissors, Paper, Craft
The first time I glanced at this book, I saw the title and almost decided not to review it. I made the assumption that it probably had something to do with scrapbooking and that it would all be a bit twee for my personal taste. So I have to say...

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