Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Last weekend Craft Scotland partnered with Sarah Corbett of the Craftivist Collective to host a 3 day residential Craftivism Bootcamp in the beautiful surroundings at Hospitalfield House in Arbroath.
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.
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.
Yarn Bomb Bute is a project created by resident textile artist Angharad McLaren designed to decorate the Rothesay town centre with textiles.
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.
On 07 and 08 September, visitors to Touched By Scotland can meet jewellery maker Gabrielle Reith and textile maker Sam Goates as they go behind the scenes of their craft for Meet Your Maker.
On Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September you can Meet Your Maker at St Andrews Museum, and see behind the scenes with Butter Wynd Pottery and textile maker Julia Complin.
Textile maker Sandi Kiehlmann and jeweller Yvonne Gilhooly will both be on hand at Burgh Hall Dunoon to demonstrate their craft and talk to visitors.
Residents and visitors to the Scottish Borders can see behind the scenes of Scottish craft with our Meet Your Maker weekend, in partnership with Borders Textile Towerhouse.
The Sewing Machine Collection and Singer archive at Clydebank Museum has been made a Recognised Collection of National Significance by Museums Galleries Scotland.
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
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.
Contemporary textile maker Angela T Edgar has created an unusual new textile artwork.
Aberdeenshire Council joins forces with textile designer Donna Wilson to create a new tartan inspired by the area’s stunning natural and built environment.
On 10 June 2013, the Scottish Fashion Awards announced the nominees for their eighth annual celebration of fashion. A number of Scottish craft making businesses have been nominated for the prestigious awards, including Georgia Wiseman and Jane Gowans.
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.
Harris Tweed Hebrides have been named Textile Business of the Year at the NatWest UK Fashion & Textile Awards 2013.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh were leading designers and makers of the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland and have since become household names throughout Europe.