Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
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.
Aberdeenshire Council joins forces with textile designer Donna Wilson to create a new tartan inspired by the area’s stunning natural and built environment.
Four charities are working together to celebrate and support the best of British craft skills with the new Heritage Crafts Awards.
The fascinating story of the ancient agricultural crop will be brought to life at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival - Scotland’s leading celebration of nautical heritage and culture in Portsoy from the 22 to 23 June, 2013.
Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has unveiled the first completed panels in a major work of community art: a tapestry which is engaging Scots emigrant communities around the world.
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.
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 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.
On the morning of Saturday 23 March I made my way through a snowy Hyde Park to “Manifesto for Making”, the spring conference of the The Heritage Crafts Association at the V&A.
Letter cutting is a form of inscriptional lettering, practiced by artists, sculptors and typeface designers, where text is carved into stone, wood and other materials.
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’.
Green wood craft is the skill of carving and fashioning wood in its original, untreated and unseasoned state.
A cooper is a maker or repairer of casks and barrels.
Two Scottish craft makers are among the winners at The Balvenie Masters of Craft 2012, an awards programme which recognises, honours and celebrates highly skilled craftspeople around the UK.
This week we celebrate Tartan Day by featuring two films which concentrate on this internationally recognised fabric linked to Scotland.
On Saturday 24 March Laura Anderson attended the Heritage Crafts Association Spring Conference at the V&A London, a day of presentations and discussions around the theme “Evolving Craft Communities: From the Stone Age to the Digital Age.”
The Great Tapestry of Scotland is a unique project to stitch the entire story of Scotland from pre-history to modern times.
This Friday we feature a clip from a popular new BBC series, ‘Britain's Heritage Heroes.’