Bell's practice has transitioned from hand painted silk accessories to textile installations which respond the natural environment and our place within it.
Tweed Delights came about after I discovered some forgotten remnants of Harris Tweed in the back of a cupboard. Inspired by this beautiful fabric, I began to design a range of gift ideas to suit the whole family.
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.
I love designing and making hats and headpieces; experimenting with different ideas and techniques to make something a bit different to what can be found on the high street.
My collection of hats are handmade using traditional hand blocking methods as well as contemporary free form styling methods.
Contemporary silver and gold jewellery incorporating colour in the form of coral, turquoise and lava stones. Designing for both the male and female. Striking, bold and eye-catching pieces.
Colourful and cosy knitted accessories and interior pieces made in soft wools, using traditional techniques applied to contemporary products.