Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Our latest 'behind the scenes' Summer Show update comes from basketmaker Lise Bech and ceramicist Andrew Adair, as they prepare work for the show.
As summer finally gets underway, the Craft Scotland team are busy at work preparing for our upcoming projects and campaigns.
Continuing our series of 'behind the scenes' updates from our Craft Scotland Summer Show makers, we bring you photographs from Julia Linstead and Kathryn Hinton as they get ready for the show.
Nancy Elizabeth Fuller makes wood-fired ceramics in rural Aberdeenshire using locally sourced wood, and employs processes and techniques she learned in Japan.
resource, a new creative hub in the Scottish Borders, has been launched for makers and designers at Heriot-Watt University’s School of Textiles and Design
Norma Duncan of Monifieth has put out a call for people to help beat the Guinness World Record attempt for the largest number of knitters knitting simultaneously.
In the run up to the Craft Scotland Summer Show, we bring you the first 'behind the scenes' images of our makers as they prepare for the show.
From 24 to 28 July 2013, visitors to the vibrant Merchant City area of Glasgow will be treated to a diverse celebration of the arts.
Craft Scotland present a round-up of craft related events taking place in Edinburgh during the 2013 festivals season.
Contemporary textile maker Angela T Edgar has created an unusual new textile artwork.
Edinburgh’s mystery book sculptor has struck again, this time donating a paper sculpture named ‘Preparing To Fly’ to the offices of the Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust (EUCL).
Aberdeenshire Council joins forces with textile designer Donna Wilson to create a new tartan inspired by the area’s stunning natural and built environment.
Our July Opportunities newsletter features jobs and other opportunities at Craft Scotland, tutoring and selling opportunities including the Christmas Arcade at London's Somerset House, national and regional funding available to individuals and organisations, and a range of workshops and glass masterclasses.
Following the success of Knit your Own Scotland last year, Edinburgh-based designers Ruth Bailey and Jackie Holt have released Knit Your Own Britain.
In Janet Archer’s first public appearance since starting in her role as Chief Executive of Scotland’s arts funding body earlier this month, she showed her support for craft makers by wearing a bangle and necklace by Christina Hirst.
The Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) has released a new makers directory.
Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts has a new home in the centre of the city's Old Town, just off the Royal Mile.
Four charities are working together to celebrate and support the best of British craft skills with the new Heritage Crafts Awards.
Talented graduates from Edinburgh College of Art, Glasgow School of Art, Robert Gordon Grays School of Art and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design have won various high-level awards at New Designers and Graduate Fashion Week.
Scotland’s artists can now feature their work online with the Society of Scottish Artists (SSA), allowing visitors to the site to explore members' art and craft.