Twilling Tweeds is a cross-cultural initiative set up by Scottish Pakistani designer Adil Iqbal, connecting the weavers of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, with female embroiderers of Chitral, Pakistan.
London Craft Week, a brand new initiative that positions makers centre stage of the world’s creative capital will open on Wednesday, 6 May 2015. The event will bring together an unparalleled public programme celebrating craftsmanship across the city, where hidden spaces and little-known makers will be revealed alongside celebrated galleries and luxury brands.
Thirteen emerging and established fashion designers and jewellers from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland will be showcasing their work in Covet at Craft Central in London from 14-18 October 2014.
A new pop up shop run by online retailer Made From Scotland opens to shoppers on Rose Street in Edinburgh tomorrow, Saturday 06 September 2014.
As a poignant commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914, Edinburgh-based based maker of violins, violas and cellos, Steve Burnett, has crafted a violin that resonates – not just with an exceptional warmth and depth of tone but with literary and historical associations that reach back over the century.
Alison Kinnaird has created two stained glass windows for a 13th Century Cathedral in the Scottish Highlands.
The Scottish Fashion Awards announced the nominees for their ninth annual celebration of fashion. A number of Scottish craft making businesses have been nominated for the prestigious awards, including milliner William Chambers, accessories designer Karen Mabon and jeweller Jane Gowans.
After a full year of careful consideration of proposals from across the country, a site in the Scottish Borders has been confirmed as the preferred option for a permanent home for The Great Tapestry of Scotland.
A ceremonial mace, designed and made by jewellery and silversmithing students from Edinburgh College of Art, is to be presented to McGill University during their graduation ceremony in Montreal, Canada.
The Lighthouse is currently hosting two exhibitions with a focus on craft: Starter for Six: Maker or Manufacturer? and AIR Scotland - 16.
Dovecot Studios and Craft Scotland are delighted to announce the makers for this year's Selected exhibition.
Scottish-based glass artist Jeff Zimmer has been awarded the second prize in the prestigious Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass. Jeff will be showing his work with Craft Scotland later in the year at SOFA Chicago.
A new book has been published which is a retrospective of the work of Scottish artist Alison Kinnaird, who exhibited with Craft Scotland at SOFA Chicago 2013.
Ceramicist and Public Artist Teena Gould represents Scotland at the prestigious Muscat Festival in Oman.
Close-Knit is a fifty page digital book which has been published for the iPad, for those with an interest in contemporary craft, Scottish social history and the home life of a Scottish crofter in the 1800s.
Applied Arts Scotland and Craft Scotland are working in partnership to deliver training sessions on branding, online selling and social media to inspire makers to make the most of their brand and online presence.
Scottish fashion designer Judy R Clark has partnered with Islay single malt whisky brand Ardbeg on a tweed collection which will be worn by Ardbeg staff worldwide.
Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, showed her support for craft makers by wearing a necklace and earrings by Edinburg-based jeweller Lorna Hewitt during her visit to Paris this week.
Glasgow based furniture designer John Galvin handcrafted The Virgin Money Endeavour Trophy held by Prince Harry upon reaching the South Pole.
Basketmaker Lise Bech appeared in an episode of the BBC's 'Flog It!' set on the West Coast of Scotland, which aired on Monday 09 December.