Natalie Vardy

Meet Jeweller Natalie Vardey

One of a large creative family, Natalie became competent at a sewing machine by the time she was seven, turning her hand at making basic dolls clothes, and later discovering how to make dressmaking patterns for herself. She used to crochet miniscule pieces using sewing thread and make all sorts of things for her appreciative family, who would often say …

Meet designer/maker Helen Chatterton

Helen is a designer/maker drawing on the traditions of the craft community. She makes scarves and smaller items such as lavender bags. The scarves are made using velvets, tweeds, silks and Liberty Tana Lawn. Skinny scarves made from Tweed and Tana lawn or Tweed and Silk were launched in 2010. They won Highly Commended in the Best Product category at …

MADDIE CHAMBERS

Meet designer Maddie Chambers

Also the Bison was founded by London-based designer Maddie Chambers to showcase artwork from her graduate collection. In October 2016 Also the Bison participated in the Emerging Talent Showcase, selected by Rosie Wolfenden, co-founder of Tatty Devine, at Handmade Edinburgh. Maddie specialises in creating luxury silk satin scarves in a variety of sizes, as well as offering scarves in a …

These Islands

These Islands

These Islands A Portrait of  the British Isles is the first hardback book from independent travel magazine Cereal and is printed on uncoated, G.F. Smith paper here in the UK. Writers Richard Aslan and Charlie Lee-Potter guide you through these islands, their words casting light on the landscape and uncovering the fascination hidden beneath the surface. Alongside the 13 location …

Anne Crowther Textile Artist

Meet The Maker – Textile Artist Anne Crowther

Anne is one of our local textile artists and creates individually hand crafted textile accessories and artworks from recycled fabrics. Working in layers to achieve detailed embellished surfaces Anne draws, stitch by stitch, with her vintage wind-up sewing machine. Hand cut flower motifs, which are a feature of her work, are sewn onto the surface to create harmonious colour fields. …

Kinfolk

Some of you are already keen collectors of this magazine we sell that promotes quality of life and connects a community of creative professionals from London to Tokyo by delving into home, work, style and culture not just with its well written and researched articles but with its photographic aesthetic. Kinfolk was created by Nathan Williams, his wife Katie Searle-Williams …