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unravel logo – the new design

unravel logo – the new design

When we decided the unravel logo deserved a little refresh for 2017’s festival, who better to discuss designs options with than local artist, maker and unravel supporter, Eleanor Thomas.   Multi- talented Eleanor picked up the brief and worked her magic […]

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unravel 2017 artwork revealed!

unravel 2017 artwork revealed!

Here at craft maltings HQ we are super excited to be revealing the brand new artwork for 2017’s unravel.  Professional illustrator Stephanie Cole has designed the iconic image for the annual yarn festival and we are tickled pink with her fabulous creation.   We […]

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thread: exhibitions – Jacky Puzey

thread: exhibitions – Jacky Puzey

We are over the moon to present an exhibition by Jacky Puzey at thread 2016.  After becoming familiar with Jacky’s work through the Crafts Council Hothouse Maker Scheme, we’ve loved her intricate and thought provoking digital embroidery.  Jacky’s exhibition is open all day […]

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festival of craft 2016 – q&a with Andrew Byham

festival of craft 2016 – q&a with Andrew Byham

You may have seen images of his wood work featuring on the festival of crafts fliers; here in the craft team we’re really looking forward to seeing maker Andrew Byham at next weeks’ event . Working primarily with wood, creating beautifully designed spoons and all the while staying eco-friendly, […]

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thread: a visitor’s guide

thread: a visitor’s guide

Ahead of thread… a festival of textiles on Saturday 24 September, we asked a visitor from previous years to share her views and experiences for those new to the festival. Serena Dolby is a keen crafter in her spare time and regularly attends craft […]

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thread festival: Sewing for Good Causes

thread festival: Sewing for Good Causes

For the first time in the four years of the textile festival, thread 2016 will launch Sewing for Good Causes; a dedicated exhibition space to demonstrating and encouraging the social and ethical benefits of sewing and textiles. Dedicated professionals and textile […]

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thread festival: q&a with Jo Westfoot

thread festival: q&a with Jo Westfoot

 thread.. a festival of textiles is drawing closer and is now just seven weeks away! The day long celebration of textiles includes a programme of expert talks, exhibitions and a marketplace selling fabrics, haberdashery as well as hand crafted textile work. It also features […]

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