We’re open in Settle

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Textil/ Juvel: Contemporary Craft from West Sweden is now open at The Folly in Settle. Showcasing the work of seven artists and makers from Gothenburg and around, the exhibition is a snapshot of ideas and processes in textiles and jewellery. Using materials as diverse as reindeer leather, melon seeds, electroplated twigs and readymade backpacks, the work seeks to explore areas of interest for the artists: the passing of time, our … Read More →

Coming soon…

Exciting news about our latest exhibition, coming soon to The Folly in Settle. Textil/Juvel: Contemporary Craft from West Sweden showcases stunning work in jewellery and textiles from seven makers, coming all the way from Sweden to North Yorkshire. Check back here, or Facebook and Twitter for more news soon.

Make it Slow opens in Pateley Bridge

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Make it Slow is now open in No 6 Studio Gallery, Pateley Bridge- the fourth venue in the exhibition’s leisurely journey from Scarborough to Accrington. We’ve had a great response to the exhibition so far so if you haven’t seen it yet, you have until 6 August before it moves to The Old Courthouse in Thirsk, and finally to Accrington Library in September. We also have some exciting events planned … Read More →

Christmas is coming! (and Christmas closing reminder)

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Christmas is nearly here- we hope you’re taking it slowly and managing to take some time out from the hustle and bustle that Christmas often brings. If you still have some special gifts to find, we have individual pots by Chris Keenan and smaller scale works by Misun Won, all available to take away today. Woodend is open 9-5 until Wednesday this week, but on Thursday 19th December we will … Read More →

Great Northern Graduates – the Curator’s Cut

Great Northern Graduates with Grace Whowell

Make it Slow curator, Grace Whowell, has been working with the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair to select work for the Graduates section of this prestigious event.   Grace selected fourteen of the UK’s top creative graduates to exhibit their degree show collections at the event, which took place in Manchester on 10-13 October. For many of the graduates this represented their first commercial opportunity since graduating this summer. The … Read More →

Meet Make it Slow artists Lizzie Farey and Misun Won

Curated by Grace Whowell November 2013 - October 2014

Our friends at Craft Scotland have produced two illuminating short videos about Make it Slow artists Lizzie Farey and Misun Won. Lizzie Farey is a basket-maker and fibre artist. In this film Craft Scotland visit Lizzie’s studio in Kirkcudbright as well as her nearby willow field. Lizzie talks compellingly about her work, processes, and the connection between craft, nature, and meaning. Edinburgh-based jeweller Misun Won talks to Craft Scotland about … Read More →