Kay Ribbens’ designer hats are created in her tiny turret studio and exhibited in the house.
On display you will find a variety of ceramic works drawing inspiration from the changing landscape, geology and wildlife of Galloway.
Needle-felted, wet-felted and textile art using fibres such as wools, silks, rose and cotton scrim, with embroidery and free-motion machine sewing.
Tracy is an experienced art teacher who has recently had the opportunity to develop her own work, which is based on her surroundings, the Galloway Forest.
Leah Halliday designs handmade gifts and homewares that combines her life long love of craft and all things vintage from her studio on the Solway Coast. Leah and other invited makers host sociable sewing & crafty workshops from her studio “So Sew Pretty” in the grounds of the Crichton,Dumfries. She is also event organiser for Lady Magpie & Me that showcases a curated mix of craft, design alongside vintage & artisan foods from Scotland & beyond.
My studio is a treasure trove of assorted fabrics, lace and braiding, some of which are found or recycled. These I use to create wall hangings, cushions, patchwork quilts or bags.
Lisa Hooper lives on the coast of Dumfries and Galloway. She is an artist printmaker who also makes artists books. Her books are all hand printed and hand coloured and edition sizes are small. Her work is inspired by her adoptive home. She is developing an interest in using found objects and she has recently perfected a technique for producing batik images on paper, which increasingly features in her work.
Lisa's work is characterised by colour and texture, often subtle but accentuated with gemstones.
A good proportion of Lisa's work is the design and making of unique wedding, engagement and commitment rings.
Lizzie makes 2D architectural wall sculptures inspired by the shapes and forms in nature. Made from willow, ash, hazel connected with steel pins or fine wire.
Gorgeous handbags and shoulder bags for every occassion. Handmade made in Dumfries, Scotland, from rich and sumptious fabrics and trimmings.
Choose from the ranges:
'Vintage', 'Ooh-la-la', 'McBagsy' and
'Rag-Bags' or have an evening or wedding bag made, (own fabric if preferred).