News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
First up in our Handcrafted Christmas blog series is the National Museum of Scotland Gift Collection. To mark the reopening of the new galleries at the National Museum of Scotland, six Scottish makers created brand new ranges inspired by the exhibits.
Our Summer Show brought with it a whirlwind of craft and events; Private View, Meet Your Maker events, VIP Bloggers Night and more. Re-live all the fun...
Come and celebrate Scottish design with the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design and our Meet Your Maker programme.
What to do with all those leftover craft materials? Here's our handy guide to ten places to responsibly recycle and dispose of your studio waste in Scotland.
Let's take the first step in your sustainable journey as a maker by looking at renewable or locally sources materials…
Small changes in your practice can add up to big changes for the environment. Check out our six point checklist to see how green your materials are...
Jude Barber’s Wasps exhibition and gift calls on politicians to recapture post-war optimism and put architecture back at the heart of Scottish life.
Being authentically green is good for you, the earth and builds fans. Our Make It Green brings you Andy Stirling Robertson's thoughts on going against the grain and wholeheartedly embracing green making.
Nature benefits, and so does your business. Our Make It Green series outlines all the benefits of embracing sustainablity.
We are thrilled to announce 20 talented Scottish makers have been selected to show at Amercian Craft Council's Baltimore Show, in February 2017.
Silver, Gold and now Green! Our Make It Green series brings you Ruth Hollywood's story of applying green thinking to her jewellery practice.
Thinking about embracing green practices in your craft? Our Make It Green blog series brings you insightful makers' stories, helpful hints and tips, and introduces the Green Crafts Initiative.
Head to the rustic countryside of Dumfries & Galloway for Scotland's premier art and craft open studios event. Visit the studios over 90 talented makers, visual artists and designers from Saturday 28 to Monday 30 May 2016.
We are delighted to announce 22 skilled Scottish makers have been selected to show at London Design Fair, part of the London Design Festival, in September 2016.
Gillian Cooper offers a range of specialist surface design and stitch courses, talks and demonstrations tailor-made to suit small groups and individuals from her home studio in Balfron, rural Stirlingshire. These courses can be tailored to suit all from complete beginners to the more experienced.
From Friday 24 to Monday 27 October the Haining will showcase 'Haining At Home'; an exhibition of some of the Scottish Border's finest applied arts. To coincide with the exhibition, the Haining will host a Meet Your Maker event offering demonstrations of screen printing, stone carving and wooden spoon making as part this impressive event.
Visitors to Dunoon Burgh Hall in Argyll can get a rare behind the scenes look at the practices of textile artist Sarah Sumsion and feltmakers Orains when the Burgh Hall host the first of their two Meet Your Maker events for 2014.
Rebecca's experiences of the PMA Craft Show