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  1. After the Storm
    After the Storm
    From: 03/12/2016 To: 26/05/2017  10:00 - 17:45

    An exhibition of fine furniture constructed from RBGE timber windblown during Cyclone Andrea in 2012, highlighting the beauty of Scottish-grown timber and craftsmanship.

    John Hope Gateway, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Arboretum Place, Edinburgh EH3 5NZ
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  2. Scottish pottery: Art and Innovation
    Scottish pottery: Art and Innovation
    From: 03/02/2017 To: 25/06/2017  10:00 - 17:00

    Scottish Pottery: Art and Innovation is a small display that brings together key objects from National Museums Scotland’s collection from Scottish industrial history.

    Exhibition Gallery 4, Level 1, Grand Gallery, National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF
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  3. SAMPLE by Collect Scotland
    SAMPLE by Collect Scotland
    From: 24/03/2017 To: 18/06/2017  10:00 - 17:00

    Showcasing the work of 15 contemporary Scottish textile designers, SAMPLE, curated by textile design collective Collect Scotland, aims to draw the focus to these usually anonymous innovators, with one of the largest exhibitions of printed textiles in recent years.

    The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU
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  4. Common Groin
    Common Groin
    From: 08/04/2017 To: 04/06/2017  10:00 - 17:00

    Common Groin presents new work by Christine Borland, developing conversations begun on a trip to Malawi earlier this year and others from a previous visit to Zambia in 2014.

    Timespan, Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale KW8 6JA
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  5. Radical Craft - Alternative Ways of Making
    Radical Craft - Alternative Ways of Making
    From: 08/04/2017 To: 10/06/2017  10:00 - 17:00

    Featuring 34 international and UK artists who express their creativity beyond the bounds of convention. A Craft space and Outside In national touring exhibition.

    The Barony Centre, Craft Town Scotland, 50 Main Street, West Kilbride KA23 9AR
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  6. Naked Craft at An Lanntair
    Naked Craft at An Lanntair
    From: 15/04/2017 To: 03/06/2017  10:00 - 17:00

    The exhibition comprises work of 22 contemporary, professional makers from Canada and Scotland and covers and broad spectrum of media including ceramic, glass, jewellery, metalwork, textile and wood.

    An Lanntair, Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2DS
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  7. Collected: 15 Years of Spring Fling
    Collected: 15 Years of Spring Fling
    From: 22/04/2017 To: 15/05/2017  10:00 - 17:00

    As a celebration of their fifteenth year, Spring Fling is partnering with their long-time supporter Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries for a special exhibitor showcase.

    Gracefield Arts Centre, 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, DG1 1JQ
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  8. The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show
    The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show
    From: 27/04/2017 To: 30/04/2017  10:00 - 17:00

    If you enjoy using a needle and thread and you're passionate about making, mending and creating, you'll love everything The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show has to offer.

    Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh EH28 8NB
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  9. Celebration Of Wood
    Celebration Of Wood
    From: 29/04/2017 To: 30/04/2017  10:00 - 16:00

    A celebration of all wood and woodworkers.

    Forfar Community Campus, Kiiriemuir Road, Forfar DD8 3TG
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  10. Open Studios North Fife
    Open Studios North Fife
    From: 29/04/2017 To: 01/05/2017  10:00 - 18:00

    Open Studios North Fife is an opportunity to visit artists and makers in their work spaces across the north Fife area.

    North Fife
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  11. granton:hub Open Weekend
    granton:hub Open Weekend
    From: 29/04/2017 To: 30/04/2017  11:00 - 15:00

    granton:hub invites you to their April Open Weekend, where you and the family can take part in a range of free creative workshops and classes.

    Madelvic House, Granton Park Avenue, Edinburgh EH5 1HS
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  12. The Plate Tutu
    The Plate Tutu
    Start Date: 01/05/2017

    During her time at the Comic Opera in Berlin, Jeanette experienced the wear and tear of a good tutu! Learn how to create your own in this three-day class.

    Big Cat Textiles, 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife KY14 6DP
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  13. Boned Bodice for Dancewear
    Boned Bodice for Dancewear
    Start Date: 04/05/2017

    Bodices for dancers have to be easily adjustable, therefore you will learn about different requirements, including seam allowances, lining, boning, piping and fastening.

    Big Cat Textiles, 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife KY14 6DP
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  14. Stained Glass Weekend Workshop for beginners
    Stained Glass Weekend Workshop for beginners
    Start Date: 06/05/2017

    You will learn the basic skills needed to create your own glass panel in two days.

    Studio 6.22 Edinburgh Palette, Edinburgh EH7 6AE
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  15. Follow-Up Course in Stone Letter Carving
    Follow-Up Course in Stone Letter Carving
    From: 06/05/2017 To: 06/05/2017  10:00 - 16:30

    Follow-up course in stone letter carving with Simon Burns-Cox at The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.

    The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, 21 Hawthornvale, Edinburgh EH64JT
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  16. Advanced Stone Setting
    Advanced Stone Setting
    Start Date: 06/05/2017

    This advanced stone setting course is for people wanting to enhance their skills in jewellery making. Each day will be broken into two halves where you will learn a stone setting technique in each.

    Vanilla Ink Studios, MAKLab, 30 St George's Road, Glasgow G3 6UJ
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  17. Silver Jewellery Making with Forming Techniques
    Silver Jewellery Making with Forming Techniques
    Start Date: 06/05/2017

    Learn a variety of forming and jewellery making techniques and make a unique piece of silver jewellery in this two-day workshop based at Studio 8, a well-equipped jewellery workshop within Fire Station Creative in Dunfermline. Suitable for beginners or those wishing to further their skills.

    Studio 8 Jewellery Workshop, Fire Station Creative, Carnegie Drive, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7AN 
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  18. 'In from the Cold' Skills Class with Anthony Scala
    'In from the Cold' Skills Class with Anthony Scala
    Start Date: 08/05/2017

    Anthony will be leading a five-day technical class looking at the possibilities achievable when using cold working techniques within sculptural glass.

    North Lands Creative Glass, Quatre Bras, Lybster
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  19. Sculptural Shapes
    Sculptural Shapes
    Start Date: 11/05/2017

    Learn new techniques and let your imagination go wild in the magical world of wool.

    Big Cat Textiles, 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife KY14 6DP
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  20. In the Garden With Friends
    In the Garden With Friends
    From: 13/05/2017 To: 04/06/2017  10:00 - 17:00

    A celebration of flowers and friendship, this exhibition brings together a diverse mix of artists working in a variety of media.

    The Barn Gallery at The Bield By Tibbermore, Perth PH1 1PY
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  21. Batik for Beginners
    Batik for Beginners
    Start Date: 13/05/2017

    This two-day course is designed to introduce you to the wonderful world of batik, using deliberately low-tech and easy-to-source equipment and materials.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV27 4HH
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  22. Upholstery workshop at Glencorse
    Upholstery workshop at Glencorse
    From: 13/05/2017 To: 13/05/2017  11:00 - 17:00

    Upholstery workshop for all skill levels, from beginners to those with experience. Using traditional skills.

    Glencorse Community Centre, 4 Firth Road, Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ
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  23. Imprint Dyeing (eco-dyeing) Residential Workshop
    Imprint Dyeing (eco-dyeing) Residential Workshop
    Start Date: 15/05/2017

    Residential workshop in a stunning Scottish location. Imprint dyeing basics on paper and on fabric, create paints from natural dyes, get repeatable results.

    Ariundle Centre, Strontian, PH36 4JA
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  24. Patchwood Samplers: Personal Collections
    Patchwood Samplers: Personal Collections
    From: 20/05/2017 To: 20/05/2017  10:00 - 16:00

    Spend a day with tutor Ali Ferguson creating a Patchwork Sampler from hand stitched patches of repurposed wood.

    The Purple Thread Shed, Roslin
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  25. Tapestry Workshop: A Splash of Colour
    Tapestry Workshop: A Splash of Colour
    Start Date: 20/05/2017

    This weekend workshop will introduce you to working with colour in tapestry weaving.

    WASPS studios (114) 1D Patriothall, off Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH5 3AY
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  26. An Introduction to Garden Mosaic
    An Introduction to Garden Mosaic
    Start Date: 20/05/2017

    On this short course you will learn the core skills for making weather-resistant mosaics and will take home at least two works.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV27 4HH
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  27. Intro to Hand Embroidery: ‘A few of my favourite…’ with Richard McVetis
    Intro to Hand Embroidery: ‘A few of my favourite…’ with Richard McVetis
    Start Date: 22/05/2017

    Embroidery is an international language made up from hundreds of stitches. A few of these stitches happen to be the favourite of artist Richard McVetis.

    Big Cat Textiles, 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife KY14 6DPb
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  28. 'The Perfect Vessel' Skills Class with Karl Harron
    'The Perfect Vessel' Skills Class with Karl Harron
    Start Date: 22/05/2017

    The aim of this seven-day class is to achieve a “sublime form”. The process is to discard the superfluous and to identify and develop a personal concept.

    North Lands Creative Glass, Quatre Bras, Lybster
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  29. 3D/2D Garden Mosaics
    3D/2D Garden Mosaics
    Start Date: 22/05/2017

    This course provides an opportunity for development for those who already have attended the two-day Introduction to Garden Mosaic or who have some prior experience of making mosaic.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV27 4HH
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  30. Cellular Felt with Charlotte Sehmisch
    Cellular Felt with Charlotte Sehmisch
    Start Date: 29/05/2017

    Charlotte’s three-dimensional surfaces and geometric shapes evolve and metamorphose into twisting organic forms, expressing her unique vision and innovative approach to felt making.

    Big Cat Textiles, 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife KY14 6DP
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  31. Exploring Texture in Silver Jewellery Making - Weekend Course
    Exploring Texture in Silver Jewellery Making - Weekend Course
    Start Date: 03/06/2017

    Learn a variety of surface textures and jewellery making techniques and make a unique piece of textured silver jewellery in this two-day course in a well-equipped jewellery workshop within Fire Station Creative in Dunfermline. Suitable for beginners or those wishing to further their skills.

    Studio 8 Jewellery Workshop, Fire Station Creative, Carnegie Drive, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7AN 
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  32. A Sea of Stitches
    A Sea of Stitches
    Start Date: 05/06/2017

    Join Jan Kilpatrick for a week by the sea, stitching your impressions and memories into evocative, miniature, maritime works of art.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV274HH
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  33. The Origins of Straw Hat Making with Jane Smith
    The Origins of Straw Hat Making with Jane Smith
    Start Date: 05/06/2017

    Make at least one hat using vintage straw. This masterclass is for milliners everywhere but will also be of interest to basket makers and fibre artists.

    Big Cat Textiles, 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife KY14 6DP
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  34. Textile Collage: Stitching Stories
    Textile Collage: Stitching Stories
    From: 06/06/2017 To: 06/06/2017  10:00 - 16:00

    Spend a day piecing, patching and stitching a textile collage inspired by “Stories From The Sewing Box” or “Stories From The Scullery”.

    The Purple Thread Shed, Roslin
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  35. Ecological Methods of Using Natural Dyes on Wool, Silk and Cotton
    Ecological Methods of Using Natural Dyes on Wool, Silk and Cotton
    Start Date: 12/06/2017

    This practical class will be mainly focused on the most ecological methods of using natural dyes on wool, silk and cotton.

    Big Cat Textiles, 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife KY14 6DP
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  36. Textile Printing from Plants
    Textile Printing from Plants
    Start Date: 17/06/2017

    This two-day course is designed to introduce you to simple, deliberately low-tech, methods of transferring the intricate details of plants onto cotton and mixed-fibre fabrics.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV274HH
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  37. Random Precision: Three-dimensional line, stitch, structure and light with Michael Brennand-Wood
    Random Precision: Three-dimensional line, stitch, structure and light with Michael Brennand-Wood
    Start Date: 19/06/2017

    This workshop is an exploration of stitch, depth, translucency, illusion and structure.

    Big Cat Textiles, 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife KY14 6DP
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  38. Learn to build/repair a Traditional Dry Stone Wall
    Learn to build/repair a Traditional Dry Stone Wall
    Start Date: 24/06/2017

    A two-day beginner hands-on course where you rebuild a section of dry stone wall, learning the age old techniques of this satisfying craft.

    Cairniedrouth, Cardross, Dumbarton G82 5EY
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  39. Enamelling - More Advanced Techniques
    Enamelling - More Advanced Techniques
    Start Date: 24/06/2017

    Vitreous Enamelling is exciting and challenging and in this weekend workshop you will be introduced to more advanced enamelling techniques such as cloisonné, plique a jour, basse-taille and champleve. Some enamelling experience would be beneficial but not essential.

    Studio 8 Jewellery Workshop, Fire Station Creative, Carnegie Drive, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7AN 
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  40. A Garden of Stitches
    A Garden of Stitches
    Start Date: 26/06/2017

    Learn how to translate the colours, shapes, patterns and textures of the garden into miniature textile works of art.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV274HH
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  41. Words from the Woods
    Words from the Woods
    Start Date: 17/07/2017

    This course is an opportunity to delve into the woods near tutor Jan's home, taking the time to adjust to the natural sights and sounds and to savour the experience.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV274HH
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  42. Making Silver Jewellery – Three-day Summer Workshop
    Making Silver Jewellery – Three-day Summer Workshop
    Start Date: 21/07/2017

    Learn a variety of jewellery making techniques and make a unique piece of silver jewellery in this three-day summer workshop. This course will cover basic stone setting techniques for those interested as well as textural and forming techniques. Suitable for beginners or those wishing to further their skills.

    Studio 8 Jewellery Workshop, Fire Station Creative, Carnegie Drive, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7AN 
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  43. Enamelling; Pattern, Texture and Mark Making
    Enamelling; Pattern, Texture and Mark Making
    Start Date: 28/07/2017

    Vitreous enamelling is exciting and challenging and in this three-day summer workshop you will explore various techniques that create textural results such as stencilling, sgraffito and basse-taille.

    Studio 8 Jewellery Workshop, Fire Station Creative, Carnegie Drive, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7AN 
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  44. A Forest of Stitches
    A Forest of Stitches
    Start Date: 28/07/2017

    Delve into the magical world of the woods and capture the spirit of the trees through this stitch-rich, intensive embroidery course.

    Jan's Studio, Elphin, Sutherland IV27 4HH
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  45. Enamelling - More Advanced Techniques
    Enamelling - More Advanced Techniques
    Start Date: 18/08/2017

    Vitreous Enamelling is exciting and challenging and in this three-day workshop you will be introduced to more advanced traditional enamelling techniques such as cloisonné, plique a jour and basse-taille as well as more contemporary techniques such as wet process enamel and stencilling. Some enamelling experience would be beneficial but not essential.

    Studio 8 Jewellery Workshop, Fire Station Creative, Carnegie Drive, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7AN 
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  46. Learn to build/repair a Traditional Dry Stone Wall
    Learn to build/repair a Traditional Dry Stone Wall
    Start Date: 02/09/2017

    A two-day beginner hands-on course where you rebuild a section of dry stone wall, learning the age old techniques of this satisfying craft.

    Blackmill, Allanfauld Road, Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire G65 9DE
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  47. Making Silver Jewellery
    Making Silver Jewellery
    Start Date: 02/09/2017

    Learn a variety of jewellery making techniques and make a unique piece of silver jewellery in this weekend workshop at Studio 8, a well-equipped jewellery workshop within Fire Station Creative in Dunfermline. Suitable for beginners or those wishing to further their skills.

    Studio 8 Jewellery Workshop, Fire Station Creative, Carnegie Drive, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7AN 
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  48. A Room with a View
    A Room with a View
    Start Date: 04/09/2017

    The starting point for this exciting new course is a small collection of your own favourite artefacts and a photograph of your favourite view. By the end of the week, you will have combined these objects of adoration into a composition containing both landscape and still life through the tactile medium of textile collage.

    Jan's Studio, Elphin, Sutherland IV27 4HH
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  49. Perth Festival of Yarn
    From: 10/09/2017 To: 10/09/2017  11:00 - 16:00

    Scotland's Contemporary Yarn and Fibre Festival.

    Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth PH2 0TH
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  50. Stone Lettering Workshop
    Stone Lettering Workshop
    Start Date: 02/10/2017

    A six-day foundation course in cutting fine letters in stone and practising essential drawing and layout skills. Stone and tools provided.

    Cromarty Arts Trust, Ardyne, 19 Bank Street, Cromarty IV11 8YE
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  51. Object and Memory
    Object and Memory
    Start Date: 02/10/2017

    There are some objects that we keep safe, that we treasure far beyond their monetary or practical value: they are cherished because they bring back to us a time, a place, a person who has been significant in our lives.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV274HH
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  52. Flameworking with Ian Pearson
    Flameworking with Ian Pearson
    Start Date: 10/10/2017

    2017 sees the return of this very popular Flameworking Skills class with local artist, Ian Pearson.

    North Lands Creative Glass, Quatre Bras, Lybster
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  53. Mosaic Murals
    Mosaic Murals
    Start Date: 13/10/2017

    This three-day course will take you through the theory of all the mural-making considerations.

    Wild Tiles Studio, Cul Mor, Elphin, By Lairg, Sutherland IV274HH
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  54. Knitting, Crochet and Fibre Retreat
    Knitting, Crochet and Fibre Retreat
    Start Date: 27/10/2017

    Another of Janet's popular knitting and fibre retreats at The Old School.

    The Old School B&B, Dalleagles, New Cumnock, Ayrshire KA18 4QW
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  55. Knitting, Crochet and Fibre Retreat
    Knitting, Crochet and Fibre Retreat
    Start Date: 17/11/2017

    Another of Janet's popular retreats at The Old School.

    The Old School B&B, Dalleagles, New Cumnock, Ayrshire KA18 4QW
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