Edinburgh Contemporary crafts has transformed an old charity shop in the heart of Tollcross into a sparkly gem; selling the fabulous work of some of Edinburgh's best designer makers and delivering a fantastic program of Craft workshops, all taught by practicing makers and experienced tutors.
Waterline models of traditional and contemporary fishing boats, emphasising character through carefully selected features and details. Quality materials are used throughout. Carefully researched detailed prints showing traditional and contemporary fishing boats.
Eli creates ethical and beautiful embroidered soft furnishings and accessories, stitched by hand and machine. Coastal landscapes of Scotland, Norway, Portugal and Sri Lanka inform and flavour of the patterns and textures that she constructs into sumptuous layers or bold graphic imagery and motifs.
Eli mixes luxury fabrics and fibres such as silk with organic cottons, locally produced woven tweeds and felt. She is firmly committed to principles of sustainable design. Recent products include; oven gloves, table runners, cushions, luxury greetings cards and aprons.
Elibee Gifts has a wide range of unique and original gifts. A personalisation service is also available and we welcome commissions. Special gifts for special occasions.
Emma McDermott’s work is inspired by birds and their habitats. The damage caused by the jewellery industry to their environments, encouraged her to use all recycled or natural materials in her work.
Using handmade blocks of paper as a base, Emma Noble creates textured, multi-layered prints which echo the surfaces, shapes and colours of the urban environment.
Blocks of paper are made by hand using a variety of found/recycled paper.
Pumpkinsputnik produces beautiful handmade notebooks and stationery using modern technology and traditional craft techniques.
Encanto Jewellery makes unique hand crafted jewellery from mainly reclaimed objects such as sea glass and paper sources such as books and music manuscripts. The jewellery is personalised to favourite books or authors, which are incorporated in the design of pendants, bracelets earrings, rings.
Encanto also works with Gemstones and fine metals such as sterling silver for wire woven pendants, Tree Of Life Pendants, Wire weaved basket pendants. The jewellery pieces are individually crafted no two the same. Encanto Jewellery holds workshops on making jewellery from recycled sources which to date have been undertaken for charitable donation. Encanto is concentrating on developing wire work skills which add to the beauty and uniqueness of each piece.
Using organic materials wool, silk, linen and pure cotton Esther Ward combines traditional textile techniques with contemporary design to create both functional and decorative textiles. Whilst her shop sells small items of clothing and textile bowls, larger pieces such as quilts and rugs are also occasionally offered for sale.
Unique hand crafted jewellery, made in Fife, from recycled copper, silver and antique silverware.