Ali works with textiles & mixed media commercially, for exhibition and to commission. She runs a popular programme of workshops in textile & mixed media techniques from her studio “The Purple Thread Shed” near Edinburgh.
Based on the shore of Loch Broom in the north west Highlands of Scotland, I design and make a range of framed collages and greetings cards which are also suitable for framing. I like to use my own handmade papers, Harris Tweed and other materials. I think of them as small mementos of the bigger picture.
Crikey Aphrodite - bespoke corsetry for every shape.
I weave cloth, by hand, from wool (spun and unspun pedigree organic Shetland fleece), fine linen, naturally dyed silk and organically grown cotton.
Bell's practice has transitioned from hand painted silk accessories to textile installations which respond the natural environment and our place within it.
Tiger Textiles offers a range of textile artworks and designs as well as the popular hand painted wall blocks which are ideal for gifts.
Alison is currently working on digital prints and embroidered tweed, which is being used in collaboration with fashion designers. Her designs are mainly inspired by the Hebrides-the changing culture, the beautiful surroundings and the Gaelic language.
Hand woven bags and other products. Strong individually designed bags.
Historical Consultancy and Historical Interpretation. Historical clothing, leather and metal work.
The SSA Craftworkshop is a well established craft centre specialising in Glass fusing, jewellery work, leaded restoration and window construction as well as a wide range of Tiffany stile mirrors, panels and light catchers.
Hand framed knitwear made in Edinburgh, Scotland. Working with mainly natural mixed fibres, sourced in the Borders, they have a varied range of knitwear. Jerseys, jackets, hats, scarves, gloves and socks in a wide variety of colours in both traditional and contemporary designs and shapes.
Nature is used directly in Amy's unique art, lights, mobiles, box framed pictures and cards. Leaves, flowers, shells and wood from Scotland are the inspirational elements and real components of her work.
Amy is also a textile and craft techniques tutor, able to tutor in a variety of skills and tailor workshops to each group's specific needs.