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Mothers Day Blues at MAKERS

With Mothering Sunday coming up this weekend we are featuring some beautiful blues from the shop & gallery. Sarah Salaman silk scarves with blue clouds. Anna Harley hand screen prints in Bristol, and this Winter Birch editioned mini-print is a steal at £40! Clare Mahoney porcelain pebble with butterfly makes a special keepsake, teamed here with ceramic brooch and pendant handmade by Joanna Rose.   We love ceramics here at MAKERS, and this dandelion vase by Wendy Calder can be matched to her cups, jugs and sugar bowls.    A framed piece of work always makes sense as a complete gift, as...

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It's nearly spring at MAKERS!

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Lampshade Making Our latest news takes us through the clover, past fluttering seedheads and into leaves..all by way of prints, light boxes, ceramics and organic fabric. Firstly we have a workshop for making a drum lampshade, this Sunday 28th Feb with a few spaces left, click here for Makers events page to book your place. Your lampshade will be professional and made to suit your decor. Sallydove who made this lampshade will be teaching you on our quirky mezzanine above the shop. Sallydove - Falling Leaves Lampshade Insight Printmakers Several of our makers and artists ( Sarah Salaman, Coo Geller, Luke Salaman...

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Winter Events

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We have a few seasonal & special events coming up at MAKERS and around the Christmas Steps Arts Quarter.. Firstly this Friday & Saturday we are celebrating the launch of a new mural by Alex Lucas with an open weekend. Mural Launch Friday 13th (lucky for some!) kickstarts the launch at 5pm with a spotlight on the mural from Workshop22, followed by a time lapse film & exhibition at Hours. is round the back of Makers in Colston yard, a really sweet cobbled street that is being developed by several interesting companies. Badge Making This Saturday we have feathered...

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MAKERS online shop launches!

MAKERS Online shop launch Welcome

   Welcome to our long awaited online selling platform! Here you can choose from handmade and limited edition contemporary crafts. MAKERS shop & gallery has a unique ambience which is reflected here with our hand picked selection of artisan works. We hope you enjoy your shopping experience and pop back to keep a check on new products as they are finished, 'hot off the press' and brought to you by the makers themselves. We will be telling the narratives behind our products here on the blog..    

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A Year of Workshop Making!

Here at MAKERS we represent a great number of makers and artists and designers. Some of these wonderfully inspiring people have run workshops for us on the mezzanine above the shop & gallery. 

So the buzz of creativity has been emanating outwards from this spot and these bright sparks.

Here is a small selection of images to celebrate!

Book making with Eightfivepress

Fabric Printing Skills with Flora...

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