The Clyde Room at the Falls of Clyde is a perfect craft venue. With beautiful views over the River Clyde all kinds of wildlife can be spotted along the banks from four elegant georgian windows, including dippers, grey wagtails and kingfishers.
Seamless felt products individually made by Ewa Kuniczak from 100% merino wool, dyed by herself. Specialisms include items for ladies, children and the home - hats, bags, slippers, scarves, shawls, teacosies, coffee pot covers, cushions and drapes, fibre sculptures and dolls for collectors, books on feltmaking. Commissions, retail and wholesale enquiries welcome.
An avid feltmaker and textile artist, experimental, passionate and inspired by nature. Creates each pieces using locally produced fibres, clay and other mediums.
Fife Contemporary Art and Craft runs a contemporary visual art and craft programme from its office in St Andrews Town Hall.
My current work is the realisation of my aim of using craft techniques to transform textiles into three-dimensional objects. My making process is intuitive, reflecting my main source of inspiration - nature, in particular plant-life. Each 'petal' element of my textiles is handcrafted and individual. They are put together in a way that is spontaneous yet designed - the pieces 'grow' and become structured and sculptural.
Constantly inspired by our interaction with the natural world, Fiona is particularly fascinated by superstition, spiritual belief and myth in nature.
My work is inspired by the surface of the sea and the quality of light on water. Into this picture come people, building harbours, piers and oil rigs.
Fiona Rutherford is an artist specialising in tapestry weaving. Her work is highly narrative; containing simple abstract imagery infused with a love of colour.
"The world is filled with lifeless boring objects, most become a background. The vision is to create intelligent and playful projects that have a human induced transformation, that evoke personal value, open our imaginations, and make us smile." Fraser Ross
Original, handcrafted designs by Thumbles, of mixed textile pieces such as sculptured dolls, animals, throws and cushion covers.