Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
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’.
Rachel Elliott, a glassmaker selected for FourFront from Craft Scotland and Manchester Craft and Design Centre, blogs about her work for the show.
The Craft Scotland team will be in Chicago from 1 November where we will be one of the international galleries taking part in SOFA Chicago at the Navy Pier. The show launches with an Opening Night Preview on 1 November before it opens to the public 2 – 4 November.
Laura blogs about some of the recent Craft Scotland developments online.
Fans of hit US series Parks & Recreation will be familiar with Ron Swanson, the character with a distinctive moustache and a penchant for wood carving.
Rebecca Wilson makes beautiful ceramic objects from her studio in Leith, Edinburgh. Rebecca is one of six makers whose work will be showcased by Craft Scotland at SOFA Chicago 2012.
Last week I travelled to Madrid to give a keynote at the Spanish national arts marketing conference ‘Marketing de las Artes’.
In basic terms, joinery is the attaching together of two pieces of wood to form a joint.
Meet Craig Stuart, a maker based in Dunkeld, Perthshire, who creates intricate works of jewellery using the technique of Mokume Gane.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh hosts an exhibition of craft and art made from a single oak.
This week we celebrate Wool Week with a short film about Harris Tweed.
Meet Angus Ross, a Scottish maker of furniture and public art, based in Aberfeldy.
Inlay is the decorative technique of embedding contrasting materials into an object, usually flush with the surface.
Learn more about ceramicist Craig Mitchell, who creates 'three dimensional illustrations' in his Edinburgh studio.
Fashion Foundry, a new initiative led by Cultural Enterprise Office in association with Wasps Studios, launched on Friday 14 September 2012.
For this week's craft film we stay stateside, and look at the craft of knife making.
Meet Jessamy Kelly, a Scottish craft maker who uses ceramics and glass to create unique forms.
Hand building is the earliest method of forming clay into shapes and objects.
We catch up with Emma Walker about her first time at SOFA and how Craft Scotland came to be participating in SOFA Chicago 2012.
Stained Glass Supplies is a new business combining the experiences of glass, knowledge and making of Peter Verrecchia and Steve Richard.