Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Emma looks back on 2011 and reaffirms an old promise for the new year.
Craft Scotland will close for the festive period on the afternoon of Wednesday 22 December 2011, and will re-open for the New Year on Tuesday 03 January 2012.
The Year of Creative Scotland 2012 begins with a bang this Hogmanay with a spectacular fireworks display Edinburgh, and will continue until 31 December 2012.
A new publication by Alison Branagan offers expert guidance to start up art and craft practitioners who feel daunted by the tasks ahead.
The 2012 Starter for 6 Main Programme is now open for applications.
A new craft space selling work by top designer makers and running contemporary craft workshops has just opened in Edinburgh.
The Crafts Council has launched a new online exhibition to celebrate 40 years of the Crafts Council Collection.
The Writer's Museum, National Museum of Scotland and Scottish Poetry Library were the latest, and, it seems, last recipients of mysterious paper sculptures.
Panel, in association with Creative Scotland, have announced the six winners of Scotland Can Make It!, the nationwide design competition launched earlier this year.
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.
Edinburgh Zoo has commissioned a special tartan to welcome two giant pandas to Scotland.
Rebecca writes about Craft Scotland being part of the 50+ Show in Glasgow