Tag: Yorkshire crafters
Who’s who at Design@HEART 2019
Just two days to go! 10am-4pm at Headingley HEART Centre, Bennett Road, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3HN Here’s a round up of our artists and craftspeople. We have some old favourites but plenty of new stalls too. We hope to see you there! Inkylinky by Liz Samways I’m a Leeds-based jeweller and printmaker, working primarily…
We’re pleased to announce that Paula Perrins of Wychbury Designs will be at Design@HEART again next week. Here she is talking a little bit about what makes her tick: I’m a textile artist based in Bingley and I make jewellery, accessories and artwork inspired by my love of sewing. I use hand stitched embroidery, patchwork…
Now Then Sunshine!
Jules Birkby brings her original stationery and prints to Design@HEART for the first time next month. We’re sure you’ll like her style! I’m a hand-lettering artist who creates cards and wall art from original watercolour paintings. I use hand-drawn fonts to bring quotes, phrases and slogans to life: sometimes with a Yorkshire theme, often with…
Silver and Sparkle
Diana Lambert has been a stalwart of Design@HEART for many years and we’re thrilled she’ll be joining us again next month, on 9th November. I set up Silver and Sparkle in 2006. I work from my small studio in West Yorkshire, designing and making my own range of jewellery and other objects primarily, but not…
For the love of amigurumis
Gilda Gigi Perez Madrid takes over the blog today to talk about her love of creativity and the Japanese art of amigurumi. Hello! I’m Gigi and I believe in the power of creativity and enjoyment as a way to create our own reality. I studied Literature, art therapy, tarot, mandala meditation and many other creative and inspiring technics. …
Old Linen and Cups of Tea Round at Emma’s!
In our latest blog-takeover, Emma Mears explains how she swapped a teaching job for a full time career in textile art. I began making and creating eight years ago, when I left my career in teaching. I enrolled on several short courses, in felting, drawing and painting, embroidery and textiles and ceramics and basically, never…
I started the business to justify how many tools I’d bought!
Our next fair is only 9 weeks away, and there’s so much lovely stuff from very talented artists and craftspeople. So for the next few weeks, we’ll be handing over the blog to some of them, to tell us about themselves and their work. Today, Helen Drye of Silver and Stone Jewellery Design talks about…
Don’t Miss Out On Our Crafty Sale!
Do you have a new craft hobby or a new project in mind? Don’t miss our crafty sale this Saturday.