When is craft art?

Niki Pilkington Illustration

Words: Sarah Montrose Feature illustration: Niki Pilkington The craft revolution has come and gone. Being a stitcher, yarnie or paperist is more popular than ever. And what’s more, craft pioneers such as Kaffe Fassett – whose huge tapestries and patchwork wouldn’t be seen out of place hanging alongside a Monet or late Matisse – have forged the… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets textile artist Sara Impey

After 30 years of dipping in and out of quilting Sara Impey would begin combining textiles with her creative voice resulting in meaningful works of art. Some call this craftivism…

Steal a moment

It’s the weekend, makers! Two days which are decidedly more fetching than the five before them. When breakfast in bed and sociable crafting is on the forefront of our minds. So, go on, steal a moment this weekend to do exactly what you want. Find weekend ideas below and if you happen to be online share your adventures… Continue reading

Painting crafts for kids

Kids crafts: Painting crafts for kids

Forget neat and tidy. Don’t colour within the lines. Just put on a pinny, bust out the paints and get messy with these craft ideas for kids