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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.
For the first in our series on Scottish craft people and places whose work closely ties in with the Year of Natural Scotland, we take a look at fibre artist Joanne B Kaar.
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’.
Following our SOFA preview film released last week, we now present the first short film featuring one of our SOFA Chicago makers.
It’s time for something a little different this week, as our Friday craft film is a trailer for a play.
Maker Joanne B Kaar has been announced as the recipient of the 2012 Spring Fling & Wigtown Book Festival Residency.
Joanne B Kaar had quite a challenge on her hands this year - to make full size replicas of the fantastic grass garments made by Angus MacPhee.
Conversations on the Coast features photography and interviews with artists and craft makers from around the coast of the British Isles – all made by Nick Hand during a 6,000-mile cycle journey.
Makers in Dumfries and Galloway this weekend open their doors for the annual Spring Fling.
If you are looking for ways to enjoy the spring weather why not try some of these suggestions for how to enjoy craft in the sunshine over the bank holiday.
Caroline discusses creating work ready for the installation of Conserving Ecologies
Craft Scotland and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh are delighted to announce the selected makers for Conserving Ecologies: Craft and Biodiversity