The society promotes and supports the work of creative thinkers, designers and makers who continue to innovate in the crafts through their exploration of materials and skills.
Coloured by Nature - Natural Dyeing with Wensleydale
Article for recent edition of Feltmakers Journal "Felt Matters" 2022 (International Feltmakers Association)
An annual award celebrating the legacy of one of Britain’s most prominent furniture designer-makers of the late 20th century (who was a Fellow of the Society). It aims to encourage talent in the craft of furniture design and making. Organised by Jeremy Broun, FSDC. Applications are now open and the entry deadline is 31st July 2022.
SDC member Jane Colquhoun selected to take part in "A Visible THREAD" research residency at Andrew Brownsword Gallery, Bath
SDC member Jane Colquhoun is a new member of seam collective, a group of 15 textile artists based in the South West of England. seam collective has been selected to exhibit at The Andrew Brownsword Gallery as part of a new experimental, open submission arts programme in partnership with The Holburne Museum.
Contemporary British Woodturning Exhibition, 'Wizardry in Wood'
See Carlyn and her work at 'Wizardry in Wood'. 13th-16 October 2021. Carpenters Hall London. A selling exhibition of Contemporary British Wood Turning.
Society Member Hannah Gibson was Highly Commended at the Open Glass Artists 2021 for her work - "Recycling Narratives, Whispering Sweet Nothings. A Shattered Past"
Tiffany Scull is being featured in the current issue of Ceramic Review both in print and a film online.
Society Fellow Andrew Lapthorne was declared the overall winner of the 2021 Alan Peters Furniture Award for his work "Remnant Table"