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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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Mono Printing Children's Workshop at MAKERS!

We had our very first workshop aimed at children (with their adult!), where some fun was had with stencils and the technique of mono printing.

 Bristol based illustrator and printmaker Sophie Rae, ran the workshop for us with her unique blend of hand drawn / stencil combination mono-printing.

This made it really accessible and fun for the children, plus a really lovely technique to explore together.


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Hen Party Buffet Workshop!

We had some creative customers looking for an unusual way to spend the day on a hen party.
So with some careful consideration and many an email, we worked out a wonderful day for them at the local Beatroot Cafe, with two concurrent workshops and a mega delicious buffet.

One half of the group opted to make fabric birds with artist Sallydove, using hand stitching and machine sewing.

The other half of...

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Fabric printing at MAKERS!

We have had a wonderful workshop here at MAKERS, run by Flora Arbuthnott.

Flora decorated the space with many examples of different types of fabric printing, and provided resource books for ideas and inspiration.

An Introduction to Simple Printing Skills for Fabric Workshopwas a compendium of different methods of printing fabric, many of which could easily be replicated at home with basic tools...

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From an ancient valley in Mid-Wales..

We have an interview with Sophie Jauncey, creator of Sophie Jauncey Jewellery on our featured maker page on our website-

She works from a Welsh village, forging beautiful pieces with an anthropological eye to their origins and intrinsic tales. This jewellery is living poetry for the body! She explores the marrying of ancient and contemporary pieces,...

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