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UK Handmade Magazine Winter 2014

REVIEW: Modern Crochet

Inner page spread from Modern Crochet showing the contents page
Review by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted Art (Image courtesy of Jacqui Small LLP)It has been wonderful seeing crochet come back into fashion again over the last 3 years or so. Once the domain of grannies with their Granny Squares, these days...

Of Cabbages & Kings Christmas Market

Now in it's sixth year, The Of Cabbages & Kings Christmas Market is an established fixture in the Stoke Newington calendar. It returns to Abney Hall this december for a festive weekend with a host of stalls selling some of the best art,...

Illustrator Lucy Gell

Today we meet Derbyshire based illustrator, Lucy Gell who gains inspiration from her animals and walking in the local park. Character is what drives this illustrator to distraction, taking in all there is to be seen and capturing it in her...

NEWS: Winter Issue of UK Handmade's Magazine Out Now!

The Winter issue of UK Handmade's quarterly magazine has been released and you can read it HERE. Our front cover is adorned with the beautiful art of Michelle McKinney, whom we interview on page 42.In this issue, we consider what '...

FINDS: Editor's Picks from the Winter Showcase

Need some distraction from November's windy, wet and dreary weather? Fetch that steaming mug of tea and generous slice of cake, and take a gander at our rather lovely Winter Showcase!Feauring gorgeous handmade goods from designers and makers across...

REVIEW: Paper Flowers

Front Cover of the book Paper Flowers
I love it when someone surprises me with a bunch of fresh flowers, they really do brighten up a room, my only problem is that it doesn’t take long for them to go limp, curl up, turn brown and die. That is why for our wedding last year my husband and...

Narrative Art Pop Up Exhibition Saturday 1st November

A selection of Cambridge Creative Network artists under the banner of 'Narrative Art' are bringing their creativity to the Box Cafe in Norfolk Street, Saturday 1st November. This one day only pop up event will be showcasing works for sale from the...

Gillian Lee Smith - We All Cast Shadows

Gillian Lee Smith
Today we are pleased to meet Scottish artist Gillian Lee Smith. Now based in Nottingham, Gillian went on an artist journey three years ago and decided that her sculptural work had to be put on hold, so she could solely dedicate her time to her...

REVIEW: Craft It Up Christmas Around the World

Front Cover of the book Craft It Up Christmas Around The World
Review by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted ArtI was very much looking forward to receiving Craft it Up Christmas Around the World and having a good old browse. Basically, I LOVE Christmas and I think that it is a particularly wonderful time of year to craft...

Sheffield Print Fair

If you've always been curious about printmaking and want to know more, visit the Sheffield Print Fair 2014 next month where they will have 35 printmakers displaying and selling their work as well as four print demonstrations. There will be...

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