Tracey Wilson

Meet Jeweller Tracy Wilson

Design has always been one of Tracy’s passions. Tracey studied Interior design, following this with a Masters and then worked in a design environment for 17 years. Tracy recently changed career direction, completed an HNC in Jewellery and is currently working from her studio in Edinburgh.  She designs and makes contemporary silver jewellery. Tracy prides herself in the originality of …

Tom Gloster

Meet Ceramicist Tom Gloster

Tom Gloster creates a unique range of ceramic kitchenware from his pottery workshop in Porthmadog, North Wales. He studied applied arts at Derby University before setting up his pottery 14 years ago and hasn’t looked back. Each piece is hand thrown on the potter’s wheel before being fired and glazed in Tom’s choice of seasonal colours, often inspired by the …

Small business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

This is just a wee post to remind you that Saturday 2nd December is Small Business Saturday. Now I know you support us all year round, which we are delighted about, but this non-commercial campaign just wants to highlight this every year on the first Saturday of December. All you need to do is stay local and shop local and …

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 …

Elizabeth Terzza

Meet Jeweller Elizabeth Terzza

With a focus on simplicity in natural forms, each piece of Elizabeth Terzza’s jewellery is hand-crafted in her Herefordshire studio. Elizabeth grew up in Yorkshire and is currently based in Hereford, she has always been inspired by her rural surroundings. In her studio, she surrounds herself with pine cones, sycamore seeds and all the botanical treasures she gathers from her …

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 …

Kathryn Sherriff

Meet Ceramicist Kathryn Sherriff

Kathryn’s ceramics are functional, handmade, wheel thrown fine porcelain and she works in small batches. Kathryn aims to produce simple designs with clean lines and muted colour palettes that are practical and will work in most homes and on any dining table. There is an element of her love of mid-century modern design in her finished pieces. She often leaves …

Adele Taylor - Jeweller

Meet Jeweller Adele Taylor

Adele studied three dimensional design, silversmithing and jewellery at Sheffield Polytechnic and established her jewellery business soon after with a grant from the Princes Youth Business Trust. The interplay of different colours of metal, both naturally occurring and chemically altered has always interested Adele. Consequently she continually experiments with the use of different metals such as silver, gold, copper and …

Charlotte Meek

Meet Designer/Maker Charlotte Meek

Charlotte has a background in marketing, textiles and design and has successfully turned her passion for piles of remnants into the fabric of her working life. The Stitch Society launched whilst she was recovering from Cancer 4 years ago , and chose to follow a path she knew would make her happiest – designing and creating. The Stitch Society is …