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Issue 213

January/February 2011

craft&design Magazine issue 213, January/February 2011 Miniature flying carpet and magic lamp by Lisa Cain. Photo by Paul Mounsey Green and silver enamel plaque by Victoria Lemon Enamels Glass sculpture by Fiaz Elson Jug with slip trail decoration by Hannah McAndrew Fused glass by Lara Aldridge Glass Iridescent glass bottle with stopper and butterfly by Okra Glass Damascus steel knife blade by Pierre Reverdy Enamelled bowl by Ruth Ball

Unique to craft&design

  • Give Your Business a Boost - at the craft&design Seminar - Business Essentials from the Business Experts
  • craft&design Selected Awards 2011 - The Public Vote opens on 1st January
  • What are you doing for Craft & Design Month in May 2011?

Front Cover Feature

  • Fiaz Elson, winner of the craft&design Award at The British Glass Biennale 2010

Makers Features

  • Erin Dickson, winner of the craft&design Highly Commended Award at the British Glass Biennale 2010
  • Okra Glass, intriguingly iridescent and highly collectable.
  • Lara Aldridge Glass: talking to Jon and Lara about their Journey into Crafts
  • Ruth Ball’s extraordinarily diverse range of Enamel Designs
  • British and Danish Enamellers Create Fusion
  • Hannah McAndrew bows out in style with her final Diary of a Craftworker


  • Spectacular work by specialist glass artists in the London Glassblowing Gallery
  • Glass Artists and more at the Ruskin Glass Centre, a hub of craft and creativity
  • The Glass Makers Gallery - a showcase of work by 25 of the UK’s most creative glass artists
  • The Enamelling Makers Gallery, colourful creativity from Britain’s enamelling artists
  • Award Winning Work in our Makers Gallery
  • 45 Southside - success in the South West
  • Staacks celebrates its first anniversary
  • Coming Up at a UK Gallery soon with....
  • ... a diary of Gallery Exhibitions and Craft Fairs

Craft Supplies

  • Suppliers of materials, equipment & services in our 2011 Directory of Craft Supplies

Students & Graduates

  • Showcasing the work of Elaine Johnson and Lucy Vickers
  • Starting Up - tips on starting, growing and surviving in business
  • The Embroiderers’ Guild Graduates
  • Powerful Exhibition Submission - what do selection panels look for?


  • Using Photography to help you promote and sell your work - interview with Paul Mounsey
  • Taking card payments at shows, we guide you through the minefield


  • Living Crafts at Hatfi eld House and Blenheim Palace during Craft & Design Month May 2011
  • Craft, Sculpture & Art Fairs, two exciting new events for designer-makers
  • h+h Cologne, the International Trade Fair for Creative Handicraft+Hobby Supplies. And we have tickets to give away for Make it!
  • The ever popular Textile Showcase in Jersey and Wonderwool Wales in Builth Wells
  • Eastern Events launch their new website. The philosophy behind the Potfest competition.

There’s more...

  • Face of Crafts: Victoria Scholes, Chairperson of the Contemporary Glass Society
  • News about the Guild of Enamellers’ Bursary Award and the prestigious Pewter Live Competition
  • Sewing Holidays with Arena Travel; Dremel’s new Glue Guns and a QEST Scholarship helps a trainee Saddler
  • Six pages of global Glass news: Designer Makers, Associations & Societies, Books, Fairs & Exhibitions, Courses, Conferences, Competitions, Commissions and more
  • Les Maitres d’Art - what can we learn about keeping Living National Treasures alive?
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