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Basketmaker Liz Balfour was recently featured on BBC's Countryfile, making a fishwife's back creel.
Georgia Crook is an artist/maker who lives and has a workshop overlooking Loch Tay in Highland Perthshire. She has over 20 years' experience in arts/crafts making and tailored workshop provision, for a wide range of client groups. Her own work is mainly inspired by cultural and natural heritage, combining basketry, paper and textile techniques.
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.
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.
The fascinating story of the ancient agricultural crop will be brought to life at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival - Scotland’s leading celebration of nautical heritage and culture in Portsoy from the 22 to 23 June, 2013.
The Orkney Chair is a type of wooden seat with a high back made from straw which has been made in Orkney since the 1700s.
For the first in our series on Scottish craft people and places whose work closely ties in with the Year of Natural Scotland, we take a look at fibre artist Joanne B Kaar.
The kishie is a multipurpose basket traditionally made and used in Shetland to carry fuel, manure, crops and other goods. Shetland harvests were once measured in ‘kishie-fills’.
Following our SOFA preview film released last week, we now present the first short film featuring one of our SOFA Chicago makers.
It’s time for something a little different this week, as our Friday craft film is a trailer for a play.
Maker Joanne B Kaar has been announced as the recipient of the 2012 Spring Fling & Wigtown Book Festival Residency.
Joanne B Kaar had quite a challenge on her hands this year - to make full size replicas of the fantastic grass garments made by Angus MacPhee.
Conversations on the Coast features photography and interviews with artists and craft makers from around the coast of the British Isles – all made by Nick Hand during a 6,000-mile cycle journey.
Makers in Dumfries and Galloway this weekend open their doors for the annual Spring Fling.
If you are looking for ways to enjoy the spring weather why not try some of these suggestions for how to enjoy craft in the sunshine over the bank holiday.
Caroline discusses creating work ready for the installation of Conserving Ecologies
Craft Scotland and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh are delighted to announce the selected makers for Conserving Ecologies: Craft and Biodiversity