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Winter warmer gifts

As winter closes in, wrap up warm with handwoven textiles. MADE MAKERS exhibitors pay careful attention to detail and use high quality materials, designed to last. Here are a few of our textile designers and makers, each offering something completely unique: perfect for gift giving.   Chelache Knits “Each one of our hand-knitted cushions is… Read more »

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Gifts to brighten everyday routines

This year has taught us to find small moments of joy from our everyday lives at home. The perfect coffee mug for warming hands. A hand carved wooden spoon for sprinkling cinnamon onto porridge. A unique citrus juicer that makes fresh orange juice worth the effort. Give the gift of chilly winter mornings made that… Read more »

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Meet the Maker: SRGS Woodwork

October’s MADE MAKERS online features plenty of new faces, including SRGS Woodwork by Samuel Souter. SRGS Woodwork’s one-off products are made with high quality hard woods for functionality. MADE MAKERS visitors can enjoy 15% off SRGS Woodwork products from 3rd – 4th October!     What are you working on right now? I’m developing a… Read more »

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Meet the Maker: Linescapes and iconic architecture

Linescapes, by Amalia Sanchez de la Blanca, specialises in highly detailed CAD architectural portraits of iconic buildings, architectural landmarks and bespoke commissions. Browse Linescapes’ new collection from 3 – 4 October at MADE MAKERS online.     Please tell us more about what you’ll be exhibiting at MADE MAKERS. During MADE MAKERS I’ll be exhibiting… Read more »

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Four independent jewellers share their stories

Discover wearable art at MADE MAKERS, hand-crafted by independent jewellers. Read on to meet four of our October artists: Elin Horgan, Art Gems (Annie Ruthven-Taggart), Poppy Norton and Naomi Tracz. Rhea pendant & Meteorite necklace by Elin Horgan   What will you exhibit at the show? Elin Horgan: I will be exhibiting my range of… Read more »

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Meet The Maker: John Bloor

John Bloor will exhibit screen prints and linocut prints at MADE MAKERS online, as well as hand-printed homeware. Here, John shares more about how his surroundings and healthy lifestyle keep him motivated and inspired to create.   What are you working on right now? I am working on a new set of prints featuring coastal… Read more »

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Meet the Maker: Scott Millar Jewellery

Scott Millar is one of the talented jewellery makers taking part in October’s MADE MAKERS Online. Here, Scott shares more about his artistic process, background and his new collection on offer at the show. How do you choose the subject matter for your work? Between releasing collections annually, I work on one-off pieces.  These are… Read more »

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Onions, lobsters and a paper watering can: all at MADE MAKERS

MADE MAKERS online is a celebration of creativity and artisan techniques. With the variety on offer, there’s something for every collector. Here are a few makers who create cheerful and unique pieces – inspired by community, everyday mundanity and vintage materials with a twist.   Rosamund Coady I will launch a new group of my… Read more »

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Nature & foraged materials in contemporary ceramics

Many makers cite the great outdoors as their main source of inspiration, and these #MADEmakers go so far as to create ceramics using foraged materials. Repurposing these natural materials offers a unique, handcrafted beauty – bringing nature into the home. Three of September’s #MADEmakers exhibitors share their processes as they experiment with beautiful effects and… Read more »

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Three independent jewellers’ favourite pieces

Fine jewellery is the perfect wearable investment piece, and supporting independent jewellers keeps the craft of design & making alive. MADE Makers September will feature plenty of British and independent jewellers, who work with traditional hand tools to create unique, contemporary designs. Many items are limited edition or completely one-of-a-kind – so visit the website… Read more »

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How Lauren Bell-Brown found inspiration during lockdown

Although lockdown presented a huge set of challenges to the art sector worldwide, many artists have found new areas of inspiration in a slower pace of life. Jewellery designer and maker Lauren Bell-Brown shares her experience of going back to nature and watching an entire season pass. Be one of the first to shop her… Read more »

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Selvedge World Fair: MADE Makers discount

The first Selvedge World Fair takes place online from 3 – 5 September 2020. The three-day virtual event, a celebration of cloth, culture and creativity, will present the work of 100 artisans, bringing together varied – and in some cases endangered – textile traditions from 60 countries. Visitors will be able to buy handmade fabric,… Read more »