My textile practice has evolved through experimenting with materials and methods of making in which hand work and craftsmanship provide both direction and context.
Hand skills are transposed though the work in a humorous commentary on social and textile history within the contemporary gallery.
Handmade Scottish Dog Treats & Dog Apparel. Collars, Dog Coats & much more !
My contemporary jewellery designs are all inspired by my photographic images of light with the theme of movement, fragility and protection. I use fine wire and metallic threads to represent the spontaneous lines and the detail involved in each light photograph. I think my photographs and jewellery reflect and capture the excitement and energy associated with city nightlife where you are surrounded by the darkness of night yet observe many forms of light and colour consciously or subconsciously.
Pumpkinsputnik produces beautiful handmade notebooks and stationery using modern technology and traditional craft techniques.
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.
The School of Textiles and Design in Galashiels delivers degree programmes in Textile Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Communication, Fashion Marketing and Retailing and Fashion Technology
A contemporary art organisation set against a beautiful heritage setting - we run public events as well as residencies including an Interdisciplinary Residency Programme which is open to a broad range of cultural practices including craft.
An Artist and Luxury Womenswear Designer and Creative Director Iona Crawford established her eponymous brand in 2007, inspired by nature's vast beauty, artisanal British cloth and craftsmanship and the desire to combine her two primary passions - fine art and fashion - in order to create a timeless yet directional aesthetic. Since the launch of her brand, Iona has enjoyed success internationally, showing in Paris, Tokyo, London, Beijing and New York.
janmilne supplies custom printed textiles, laminates and acrylics to the contract market. Among many projects Jan has been commissioned to supply to architects and interior designers throughout the world with the majority of completed projects in the USA.
Candlelit Nights is based in the West End of Glasgow and produces art prints, greeting cards and books, designed and handemade by Janice Hamilton. Art prints and art greeting cards are expressionist/gothic in style and very elegantly made. Luxury wedding cards are also available using the finest materials such as Swarovski crystals, alternative black rose and lace wedding cards available also.