AAAS and SAU petition

AAS will be working closely with the SAU to highlight and improve makers issues. There is currently an SAU putting forward a petition for Creative Scotland; If you feel like it, please add your name.

A new phase…

Applied Arts has been active online over the last few years through this blog mainly and through email campaigns. AAS is now going through a new phase again. Alison Macleod, who has kept Applied Arts Scotland going over the last few ...

Applied Arts Scotland needs your HELP!

Applied Arts Scotland’s primary objective has always been to enable free communication amongst those involved in craft. With the event of social networking is the necessity for face to face get togethers over? Help Applied Arts ...

Guest Blogger Tina Rose of Rio Magazine

Spreading the Word I was sitting on a train on a Saturday morning writing an article for Rio magazine and a woman sitting next to me suddenly said “I don’t want to appear rude, and I don’t usually do this, but I was reading over your ...

Sign up and Make Craft Count

Go to http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/craftmatters/

What is Craft to You? – Victoria and Albert Museum

An interesting question, quite keen to see how people respond What is Craft to You? – Victoria and Albert Museum

Future Goals

This time of year, with its slight lull in between Christmas and Hogmanay, and the cold days of January, many of us designer makers are looking to the year ahead. Goal setting and deciding which shows to apply for. What galleries to ...

Business Blues

Many people, outside the professional craft world, see what we do as a gentle, highly enjoyable and stress-free lifestyle choice. Occasionally this might be true but usually my reality is far from it. How I would love to spend my time ...

Craft and the Internet

Here you are, sitting at a computer, reading about craft on the internet. You can’t feel it’s texture or temperature, walk around it to look at the back or lift it up to feel it’s weight. You cant even smell it. ...