News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Over the weekend of Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October, Bonhoga Gallery in Shetland will host textile artist Jen Deschenes for the Gallery's second Meet Your Maker event of 2014.
Saturday 04 and Sunday 05 October will be October Felt Weekend at Borders Textile Towerhouse. As part of the celebrations, they will host two feltmakers, Ewa Kuniczak and Ann Ross, for a Meet Your Maker event offering visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the practice of two textile artists.
On Friday 26 and Saturday 27 September 2014 we held the Craft Scotland Conference 2014 at The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
Find out what we are up to this month.
Watch this year's preview film for our showcase at SOFA Chicago and meet the eleven makers who are taking part this year.
Coinciding with the annual North East Open Studios (NEOS) event, Touched by Scotland will host a Meet Your Maker event on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September. The event will offer visitors a rare, behind the scenes look at the work of two makers: Susan Connon, a bookbinder, and Carol Meldrum, a textile artist.
Sheila Kerr is a jewellery designer/maker who specialises in the design and manufacture of precious metal jewellery. Sheila works from her Harbourside studio in Irvine, Ayrshire which overlooks Irvine bay.
The second Craft Scotland Summer Show in Edinburgh saw an increase in both visitor and sales figures and proved to be popular with locals and tourists from all around the globe.
Thanks for all your Tweets, Instagram and Facebook posts about this year’s Summer Show in Edinburgh. Here’s our round-up celebrating the show.
Craft Scotland is one of 38 organisations that contributed and signed off on a briefing paper that was circulated around all Members of the Scottish Parliament. In the paper, the Culture Counts Steering Group urges MSPs to promote and protect the value of culture through a constitutionally-agreed statement of principles.
As part of the Peebles Arts Festival, The Chambers Institution (a complex of buildings encompassing the Tweeddale Museum and Gallery) will host a Meet Your Maker event over two Saturdays in August; offering visitors a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the practice of an established willow artist: Toni Coyle.
Craft Scotland presents Bloomin' Rubbish - a free drop-in event for children at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. It will take place on Saturday 16 August 2014 from 11.30am to 3.30pm.
To celebrate a successful start to the Edinburgh Summer Show, we bring you a short film featuring scenes from our preview evening and a taster of the craft that is on show.
Throughout our Summer Show in White Stuff on George Street, Edinburgh, we will be running a competition across our social media platforms for participants to win a piece of craft each week.
The Haining will introduce their annual programme of events for 2015 with a four-day Meet Your Maker event from 08 to 11 August 2014; offering visitors the chance for a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the practice of two textile makers: Julia Complin and Vicky Swales.
Visitors are made very welcome to Louise's studio in Kilmartin Glen in the heart of Argyll, where they will find a light, airy space filled with colours and the warm aroma of wool.
The Board of Craft Scotland are delighted to announce the appointment of Fiona Logue as CEO/Director of Craft Scotland.
Visitors to Dunoon Burgh Hall in Argyll are offered behind the scenes look at the practices of emerging jeweller Stefanie Cheong and the more established Susan Turmeau when the Burgh Hall host their second Meet Your Maker event for 2014.
Weft Blown, run by Ange Sewell, is a weaving and textile design studio based in West Kilbride, Craft Town Scotland.
Lagom Felt Studio is a textile art and craft gallery and supplies shop based in the Perthshire town of Crieff. It is also home to the working studio of feltmaker and artist, Tracy Markey.