Regional showcase: Creatives up North*

Meet six creative designers and makers from Northern England…

Oh Sew Bootiful

This Bees and Wildflowers embroidery kit contains everything you need to start stitching, including illustrated stitch instructions and pre-printed cotton fabric featuring the design.

Gillian Gamble

Award-winning Durham children’s artist Gillian Gamble is expanding into fabrics and children’s wear. Find her unique hand-drawn designs in modern colours on her website.

Marna Lunt Textiles

Marna is a textile and embroidery artist, and runs embroidery retreats in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors, teaching her unique style in a beautiful setting.

Lucy Elisabeth

Each of Lucy’s bespoke designs are handmade to order. This colourful wirework rainbow makes for the loveliest gift, or treat yourself and hang it on a wall in your home.

Sarah J Thompson Studio

Sarah is a North East-based artist practicing primarily in ceramics and illustration. Inspired by animals and children’s stories, she creates bespoke, one-of-a-kind pieces.


Lauren Buckley is the illustrator and maker behind Thriftbox, creating a wide range of products including not-so-conventional greetings cards, colourful mugs, cute pins and nail stickers.

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