Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
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.
Raku is an type of pottery that originated in Japan during the 16th century and has since become popular with makers throughout the world.
Jane Gowans recently discussed her life and work as a jewellery designer on BBC Radio Scotland.
Our June Opportunities round-up features jobs and exhibitions, selling opportunities, a textiles conference from Shetland Arts and the national Converse/Dazed Emerging Artists Awards 2013.
On 10 June 2013, the Scottish Fashion Awards announced the nominees for their eighth annual celebration of fashion. A number of Scottish craft making businesses have been nominated for the prestigious awards, including Georgia Wiseman and Jane Gowans.
Scotland's bookbinders have been producing notable binding designs for over five centuries.
Artlink have launched a new programme of work called Investigate | Create.
Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has unveiled the first completed panels in a major work of community art: a tapestry which is engaging Scots emigrant communities around the world.
Twelve projects including 'Back on the High Street' from Falkirk will compete in the final of TestTown, a business competition being run by Carnegie UK Trust.
As the summer sun begins to shine, Katie Lees has released a collection of silver and gem-set jewellery through her new online shop.
Harris Tweed is a type of cloth handwoven in the Outer Hebrides in the homes of islanders using pure wool yarns that are dyed and spun in the islands.
May has passed quickly in the Craft Scotland office with a variety of opportunities running, as well as selection panels for shows taking place.
Craft Scotland have produced a survey to help inform future activity, and now invite makers to respond.
In the summer of 2013, Glasgow-based Make Works are embarking on a three month tour of the country.
As part of our series celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland, we take a closer look at West Moss Side.
Harris Tweed Hebrides have been named Textile Business of the Year at the NatWest UK Fashion & Textile Awards 2013.
The successful makers who will be showing at Selected 2013, Dovecot Studios new selling exhibition in partnership with Craft Scotland, have been announced today.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh were leading designers and makers of the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland and have since become household names throughout Europe.
The Department for Media, Culture and Sport have released a short statement in response to feedback from the craft sector on their consultation on ‘Classifying and measuring the creative industries’.
Eleven groups from across Livingston took part in ‘Life is for Livingston’, a Heritage Lottery‐funded project which was managed by Community Arts and Archives Services.