Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Professor Hans Stofer from the Royal College of Art was the keynote speaker at this year's conference. We have published an extract from his inspiring talk - Making: Practice and Passion.
Our featured maker this month is Karen Suzuki, who makes urban animal forms with the aim to reflect their fragile and complex lives through exploring combined and reworked fabrics.
Read interviews, watch films and find out more about the sixteen makers represented in the 2013 Craft Scotland showcase for the SOFA Chicago exhibition (31 October to 03 November).
The Scottish Collection, which launched today, is a partnership between Creative Scotland and CultureLabel, an online retail platform which brings together selected international art and design featuring original and limited edition contemporary artwork and craft.
Twelve exhibitors have been selected by a panel of industry experts to show their work in the Scotland Re:Designed (SRD) showcase, taking place from 07 to 11 November 2013 in Edinburgh.
As autumn is in full swing, Laura Spring has launched a new colourful weather-inspired collection through her new website and online shop.
Cabinet, Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts’ gallery space on Blair Street, is hosting a collection of Scottish contemporary craft as well as a small selection from makers further afield in this year’s winter exhibition.
As part of our series celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland, we take a closer look at Louise Oppenheimer whose tapestries are inspired by the landscape on the west coast of Scotland.
Our October opportunities round up includes details on Craft Scotland’s call for features related to the Year of Natural Scotland; there is still time to send us details for an article.
Julia's roundup of the Craft Scotland Conference which took place on 05/06 October 2013 at the University of Dundee.
Yarn Bomb Bute is a project created by resident textile artist Angharad McLaren designed to decorate the Rothesay town centre with textiles.
Sam and Anna Luntley, the creators of bakery47, have written the seventh of our conference blogs. In an introduction to their talk during the ‘Parallel Lines’ discussion series, they get you acquainted with their work and the passion behind it.
Number six in our conference blog series is written by Laura Spring, a textile designer/artist based in Glasgow. Laura will be taking part in the ‘Parallel Lines’ discussion series, and has written an introduction to her practice and its growth.
Catherine Aitken will be part of the 'Parallel Lines' discussion series during our conference in Dundee, and has written the fifth of our conference blogs; introducing her background and projects to whet your appetite in time for our upcoming conference.