At Handmade Oxford 18th to 20 May 2018
Read about makers from the UK, Ireland and South Africa
When Rob Jones went on a Shibori and indigo dyeing course in 2011 and first saw the fabric coming out of the vat, changing colour from yellow to green to blue, he was hooked.
Craft Editions spent a wonderful two hours in the company of Harry Owen at his North London Studio in December 2016.
It was against the backdrop of the gentle, clackety rhythm that is the sound of traditional wooden handlooms at work that Craft Editions met John Heena, Master Weaver and Tristan Donaghy of Studio Donegal, in summer 2016.
The town of Swellendam was declared a magisterial district in 1743 and subsequently became the furthermost outpost of Dutch civilisation during the 18th century.
It was a bright, clear South African morning when Craft Editions met Binky Newman of Design Afrika in her Cape Town premises.
I first discovered Barrydale Weavers products in a shop in Cape Town while I was on an extended holiday to South Africa in Feb 2015.
Tamsin Arrowsmith-Brown exhibited at her first show in 2015, it was Ceramic Art York and she was still an apprentice.
Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Mourne Mountains, Craft Editions met mother and son Karen Hay-Edie and Mario Sierra of Mourne Textiles.