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UK Handmade Autumn 2014
UK Handmade Autumn 2014
UK Handmade Autumn 2014
UK Handmade Autumn 2014

REVIEW: Fifty Years of Illustration

Front Cover of the book Fifty Years of Illustration
I like my illustration and design with a huge dose of context and a dollap of history, so Fifty Years of Illustration is, for me, perfect reading. It merges social, political and cultural events spanning half a decade with individuals working in...

Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft to 'Show Off' in October

Contemporary crafts of the highest calibre will be on display at 'Showing Off' over the weekend of October 18th and 19th in Ludlow. 'Showing Off' is a free to enter event held by The Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft and guests from the...

Light & Shade in Gallery at the Wharf

The Light & Shade exhibition at Gallery at the Wharf explores the juxtaposition and contrast of colour. There are many striking pieces of art that make a statement and not to be forgotten as well as a range of ceramics, textiles, wood, glass,...

REVIEW: Little Quilts

Front Cover of the book Little Quilts
Review by Lisa Margreet Payne of http://www.lisamargreet.com/When Dawn sent out the request to see who wanted to review “Little Quilts” I responded with an “I will!” so fast it was rather comical. You see, I have a bit of a *thing* about quilting. I...

South Northamptonshire Arts Art Trail

South Northamptonshire Arts present two exhibition events this September:Launch ExhibitionSunday 7th September 10am – 4pm27 artists will be showing a selection of their work at The Bell Plantation, Towcester NN12 6GX. Painting, sculpture,...

Back to School

September can mean only one thing - back to school! Here are a few school inspired handmade finds...Einstein Quote Journal by BookishlyPencil Case by Katherine Thompson HandmadeSchool Boys by Town Houses Lino Cut by Beverley HartleyPersonalised...

REVIEW: Coffee Time Treats

Front Cover of the book Coffee Time Treats
This might seem like an odd choice of book for me to review considering I don’t drink coffee. ‘What!?’ I hear the coffee culture masses cry! It’s true. I like the coffee creams that usually languish at the bottom of the chocolate tub at Christmas, I...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: Jane O'Neill

 This week we don our cycling gear and pedal over to the outskirts of Hebden Bridge to meet Jane O'Neill of Abundant Glass.Jane's fused glass designs are inspired by her love of cycling through the hills and mill towns of Yorkshire and her...

Pump House Gallery Call for Submissions

Following the success of last year’s inaugural open submission exhibition, the Pump House Gallery is pleased to accept submissions for its annual open exhibition, The Trouble with Painting Today.The exhibition aims to raise questions about why...

REVIEW: Origami 365

Front Cover of the book Origami 365
When I was in year five at school, my teacher brought in a bumper book of origami (I’m not sure exactly what the title was), it had everything in it; frogs, pixie/elf boots, swans. It was an instant hit with the entire class, so much so that there...

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