Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, 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.
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...
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.
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.
The annual Spring Fling Showcase exhibition was launched on Friday, featuring work from around 60 artists, makers and designers.
Spring Fling, Scotland's premier art and craft open studios event will return for 2015, bringing thousands of visitors to meet skilled Scottish craft makers of every kind. We give you a run-down of some of the makers who will be participating in this year's event.
Now in its 13th year Spring Fling is back for a brand new adventure - as 94 visual artists, makers and designers will be opening their studio doors from 23 to 25 May 2015.
I know Dumfries and Galloway well, having in-laws who live there; but have never yet managed to visit during Spring Fling, Scotland's premier art and craft open studios event. With so many makers taking part this year, I decided I really could not miss it.
2014's Spring Fling will be the biggest yet, with 95 artists and makers opening their studios to the public between Saturday 24 and Monday 26 May.
Scotland's leading visual art and craft open studio event, Spring Fling, announces their makers and programme for 2014.
On Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September, Gracefield Arts Centre will hold their Meet Your Maker event with Andrew Adair and Hestan Isle Press from 10.00 to 17.00.
Spring Fling needs your help to showcase work from the finest of Dumfries and Galloway's artists and makers at special exhibitions in Newcastle, Glasgow and London.
Award winning illustrator Astrid Jaekel is to create a series of back-lit window installations for Spring Fling and the Wigtown Book Festival using the traditional medium of papercut.
Spring Fling a chance to meet artists and makers in their studios, see them at work and often purchase or commission pieces.