BY Victoria Woodcock in Crafty on Jul 07, 2010 |
Alice Turner’s Afternoon Outings is a collection of elegant greeting cards that also function as brief, alternative travel guides for particular areas, pointing out charming hidden and neglected sights.
Created on beautiful paper with a single afternoon in mind, each card includes an itinerary and a hand-drawn map. Her Etsy shop currently features an afternoon outing in Bloomsbury, which includes a visit to Virginia Woolf’s house. ... Read More
BY Victoria Woodcock in Crafty on Jun 23, 2010 |
For Brit illustrator Alice Gabb there's nothing so lovely as getting a hand written letter. In fact, encouraging people to write more letters is what inspired her tongue-in-cheek range of playfully pretentious fine stationary, which she will be selling at the London Craftacular on July 10.
Among Alice's splendid offering, which will also include recycled fabric creatures and limited edition prints, you'll find sets of notecards, envelopes and ... Read More
BY Victoria Woodcock in Crafty on Jun 20, 2010 |
The talented lot behind Ladyfest Ten – a huge arts, activism and DIY festival that's taking place in London on November 12, 13 & 14 – are busy putting together a special craft-themed zine that's gonna be launched at the BUST London Summer Craftacular (early birds will find one in their goodie bags).
Are you a crafty one? If so, they're currently looking for submissions. "Send us anything you'd like...drawings/stories/photos of craft ... Read More
I have a bit of a thing for the delectable Mr Wingate's screen-printed designs, so I'm super-psyched about this EXCLUSIVE print he has created for the Craftacular at the Camden Crawl. From his studio-cum-shop on Columbia Road, in London’s East End, Mr Wingate (aka Sam) creates designs inspired by London's landscape (think tower blocks and pubs) and prints them on T-shirts, cushions and, my favourites, aprons. I also love his ... Read More
BY Victoria Woodcock in Artsy on Dec 11, 2009 |
Ooh! Check out this skirt pattern that Clothkits.co.uk have kindly donated to the Craftacular raffle. So charming. The whimsical fabric pattern is by the super-talented London-based Rob Ryan, who cuts the delicate designs out of paper. Find out more about him at ... Read More