Craft Scotland Summer Show: 4th – 27th August 2017

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As hundreds of visitors flock to our city in awe of the vibrant Edinburgh Festival and the city takes centre stage, Craft Scotland will be adding their own production as they partner with White Stuff to create a masterpiece.

A truly immersive craft experience will see around thirty-tree of the country’s most exciting designers and makers showcase their range of jewelry, ceramics, textiles and furniture.

Hosted at White Space on George Street, the Craft Scotland exhibition will provide a calming escape from the hustle and bustle of the  Festival; providing stalls and a series of workshops throughout the month of August allowing visitors to get their own ‘feel’ for Scottish craft.

Attendees will include Vogue favourite jeweller Lynne MacLachlan, award-winning ceramicists Fitch and McAndrew, Belle & Sebastian textile collaborator Laura Spring and Christopher Kane commissioned knitwear designer Flora Collingwood-Norris.

Over 20,000 visitors are expected to Craft Scotland this August and they can expect to see and shop a curated selection of unique homewares, handcrafted textiles, design-led jewellery and more. It is the perfect place to pick up unique gifts, ranging from stunning 3D-printed jewellery, beautifully decorated earthenware,  graphic textiles and much more.

 

For more information, visit the Craft Scotland site or see the below workshop details.

Listings Information
Craft Scotland Summer Show
Friday 4 to Sunday 27 August 2017
Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat: 11:00-18:00, Thurs: 11:00-19:00, Sun: 12:00-17:00
2nd Floor, White Stuff, 89 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES
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Workshops available to book online here

Craft Scotland Summer Show Workshop Details

Spoon Carving Workshop
Object Company and Craft Scotland
Dates & Times: 1.30 pm Tuesday 8 August, Sunday 13 August, Wednesday 16 August, Tuesday 22 August (3 hrs)
Tickets: £40 per person (max 10 places)
Box Office: 0131 226 0026 or tickets.edfringe.com
Learn to carve a wooden spoon from sustainably sourced Scottish greenwood using traditional hand tools and techniques. Taught by designer and maker Catherine from Object Company. Object Company creates simple handmade wooden homewares. All materials provided.

Tropical Bloom Earrings Workshop
Emily Millichip and Craft Scotland
Dates & Times: 1.30 pm Sunday 6 August and Saturday 26 August (3 hrs)
Tickets: £45 per person (places limited to 20 participants max)
Box Office: 0131 226 0026 or tickets.edfringe.com
Create your own supersize tropical flower earrings with fashion designer Emily Millichip. Using hand-appliqué, create your own unique set of leather or felt tropical blooms to adorn your ears this summer. All materials provided.

Carmen Miranda Bag Charm / Key Chain Workshop
Emily Millichip and Craft Scotland
Dates & Times: 1.30 pm Saturday 12 August Sunday 20 August (3 hrs)
Tickets: £45 per person (places limited to 20 participants max)
Box Office: 0131 226 0026 or tickets.edfringe.com
Create your own Carmen Miranda themed bag charms/key chains with fashion designer Emily Millichip. Using hand-appliqued leather, create your own combination of red lips and tropical fruits. Tutti frutti! All materials provided.

Carve a Ring Workshop
CARVE and Craft Scotland
Dates & Times: 1.30 pm Friday 04 August & Saturday 05 August (2hrs)
Tickets: £78 per person (12 places only)
Box Office: 0131 226 0026 or tickets.edfringe.com
Carve your own bespoke ring in jeweller’s wax. Get creative and make a piece of jewellery unique to you. After the workshop, your piece will be cast in silver and professionally finished. All materials provided.

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