Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
The Wych Elm Project from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh was the subject of one of the first features I wrote for Craft Scotland (a mere few weeks into my role), and it was a fascinating article to write.
Emma's update for March 2012 highlights the need to protect craft skills, and details how makers can get involved.
Craft Scotland announce that they will take part in both SOFA Chicago, November 2012 and SOFA New York, April 2013.
On Saturday 24 March Laura Anderson attended the Heritage Crafts Association Spring Conference at the V&A London, a day of presentations and discussions around the theme “Evolving Craft Communities: From the Stone Age to the Digital Age.”
Our Friday film for 23 March comes all the way from Spain.
Fife Contemporary Art & Craft (FCA&C) have launched a ‘Treat’ wall for craft and design shopping website Supermarket Sarah.
Scottish charity Craft Scotland are currently developing new areas of the website, and would love people who are passionate about Scottish craft to get involved.
Our friday film this week is 'Manipulator,' which shows textile designer Helen Foot at work, and was made by R&A Collaborations.
On Tuesday 6th March 2012, the J D Fergusson Arts Award for 2012 was presented to joint winners
Laura details some of the updates she has made to the site recently.
Twenty-four glass artists have now been selected for Glass Games 2012: a desire, a dream, a vision, including Scottish based makers Rachel Elliott, Siobhan Healy and Keiko Mukaide.
This week’s film for Friday features Scottish craft company Method Furniture as they create the Journeyman: a steamer trunk for a jeanmaker.
A number of Scottish craft businesses, including maker Ross Samson, have been involved in the presentation of a special edition of Gordon & MacPhail Whisky.
Craft Scotland have put together a round-up of some of the craft opportunities advertised on our website with deadlines in March or April 2012.
Creative Scotland have announced that they are awarding Capital investment to a number of 'Creative Spaces' including North Lands Creative Glass.
A number of UK attractions recorded increases in visitor numbers during 2011, according to figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA)
This week we feature not one but two videos by slipware potter Hannah McAndrew.