Christmas Stocking Appeal

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UK Hand Knitting launches Christmas Stocking Appeal for National Knitting Week, 3 – 9 October.

EVENT: BUST Summer Craftacular

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The BUST Craftacular is back with a summertime shindig bursting with handmade goodness – featuring workshops from Tatty Devine and Mollie Makes; Rob Ryan bargains and a pop-up café from Drink Shop & Do.

Event: Bath in Fashion 2016

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Bath in Fashion returns on April 18–24 to celebrate the best of British fashion. Take a look inside the programme packed with creative workshops, talks and catwalks. Can’t wait, see you there!

Save £5 off tickets to The Handmade Christmas Fair

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The Handmade Christmas Fair takes place on 20th-22nd November at Manchester Central, with inspiring craft making plus the best designers teaching creative workshops and selling craft products. It’s the perfect way to start the festive season! With Full Experience tickets you get one Super Theatre session, one Skills Workshop, and one Grand Make, and tickets… Continue reading

The Handmade Christmas Fair: limited VIP ticket offer

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Catch the crafting bug at The Handmade Christmas Fair with Kirstie Allsopp 20th-22nd November, Manchester Central Kirstie Allsopp is on a mission to get the nation crafting in time for Christmas, and The Handmade Christmas Fair is full to the brim with opportunities to buy, make, and learn from some of the finest crafters around…. Continue reading

12 Christmas markets and craft fairs 2015

Christmas Markets UK 2015

Find quirky Christmas gifts for him, her and the kids at craft markets and fairs around the UK. We’ve found 12 Christmas markets and craft events where you can stock up on craft supplies for Christmas crafting; join creative workshops to learn new craft skills; and shop handmade, supporting designer-makers in the UK and abroad…. Continue reading

Event: Shaun in the City auction: Ruffles gets a bespoke outfit

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Shaun in the City sculpture Ruffles has his outfit picked, starched and pressed for the charity auction on Thursday. See the 5 piece fabric ruffs, delicately hand-embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework, close up.

Event: Heart-making workshops at Crafty Fox Market

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Make a heart and wear it on your sleeve #fortheloveof climate. Join Craftivist Collective and Mollie Makes at our heart-making workshops at Crafty Fox Market, 3-4 October in Brixton and 10-11 October in Peckham

Event: Made by Hand

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Made by Hand returns for a craft festival in Cardiff second year running from October 30th to November 1st 2015.

The Handmade Fair pick of the week: LoveKnitting

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We talk to LoveKnitting, one of Kirstie Allsopp’s favourites at Handmade Fair this year. LoveKnitting, and its new sister site, LoveCrochet, are online worlds dedicated to knitting and crochet. The website boasts over 40,000 patterns to inspire you and a range of over 1,500 yarns, needles, hooks and accessories to help make that project a reality. Jenni manages… Continue reading