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News – Studio Visit with Textile Designer Sue Bradley

Here is a brilliant film of Sue Bradley from her studio showing her inspiration and her work during lockdown.

News – Liz Harding has been entertaining herself

Guild Member Liz Harding has been entertaining herself by using a box of discarded and cut up work and pieces of painted fabric to make a patchwork hanging to give… Continue reading →

News – Helen Newman – Tales from the Guild

Helen Newman - Tales from the Guild  In 1969 I became interested in the idea of making very large scale fashion accessories from sheet metal and with a sculptural quality… Continue reading →

News – Nigel Williams’ Arkington’s Steam Pico-Brewery

'Arkington's Steam Pico-Brewery' This device roundly trumps another batch of untrustworthy tradesmen in the continuing campaign to improve the lot of the wealthy Edwardian middle-class: this time it's the turn… Continue reading →

News – Tanya Ufer – The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen’s 2019 Maker’s Mark Award

The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen is thrilled to have given our Makers Mark Award at Made by Hand Cheltenham 2019 to Tanja Ufer. The award looks for “a maker with a… Continue reading →

Maker in Focus – Alison Dupernex

Alison Dupernex designs and makes knitted textiles.  She says her aim is to make a work of art to wear, with the choice of colour and yarn texture being vital… Continue reading →

Maker in Focus – Rhian Wyman

Rhian Wyman is a hand woven textile designer based in the Royal Forest of Dean. All her products are designed, hand woven, darned, washed and and tentered by herself, using traditional… Continue reading →

News – Videos of Gloucestershire Guild Members

These delightful videos of Gloucestershire Guild members at their practice have been rediscovered. They were made by Guild Member Matthew Tradgett. It is a pleasure to list them here.

Maker in Focus – Liz Valenti

I studied Fashion at the Royal College of Art and was a fashion designer in industry in New York and London for 15 years. In London - principally for Mary… Continue reading →

Maker in Focus – Celestino Valenti

Celestino Valenti became fascinated by period decorative wirework having bought an original hanging basket from an antiques shop. In the early 90s, he started working in three dimensions, exploring the… Continue reading →