Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
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.
The winners of the 2013 craft&design Selected awards have been announced, and include several Scottish makers.
Spring Fling a chance to meet artists and makers in their studios, see them at work and often purchase or commission pieces.
Craft Scotland are pleased to announce the newly selected makers for SOFA Chicago 2013.
Our May Opportunities round-up features new opportunities from Craft Scotland, a variety of jobs and exhibitions, the Spring Fling x Wigtown Book Festival Residency 2013/2014, and details of the new Making Progress and Made to Measure programmes from HI-Arts.
Craft Scotland present a new opportunity for makers to engage the public with their work.
Craft Scotland is pleased to update potential makers applying for our Summer Show with the news that we have reduced our commission rate for the show from 50% to 40%.
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.
The Craft Skills Awards 2013 celebrate the dedication of makers to passing on their craft skills at a high-profile presentation attended by ambassadors including HRH Prince of Wales.