and designers represented included:
Charlie Boots UK made womenswear and accessories from ethically sourced materials.
Katcha Bilek Designer/maker of Accessories and furniture from
Lorry inner tubes, bicycle wheels and other ‘waste’.
Joanna Rose Tableware adorned with vintage and contemporary contrasting floral ceramic
transfers. Each piece is completely unique.
Fairly Domestic Limited
edition Fair Trade certified aprons and tea towels with bold graphic prints and humorous anecdotes.
Kirsty Kirkpatrick Jewellery made from found furniture, recycled materials, clock
parts, scrap leather, broken jewellery and other overlooked and forgotten things.
Inspired by the world’s rich mosaic of traditional handicrafts whose origins date back to the Middle Ages, Lowie re-interprets
these time-honoured practices in a totally modern way. Hand-knitting, crochet, hand-embroidery and hand-stitching are incorporated
into almost every piece.
Made in Auroville, India- a township developed in the 60’s as an experiment
in human unity. The society is concerned with sustainable living and the future cultural, environmental, social and spiritual
needs of mankind.
Products are hand-crafted and mostly
Gilly, the owner, puts people and principles before profit.
Lampshades and cushions using fabrics from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s
Bags and purses made from reclaimed curtains, tablecloths, old leather jackets.
Handmade by Ruth herself.
Verity uses vintage
and discarded fabrics to make one off pieces. Here you see her practical and cute ‘foldaway’ bags.
Weinreb is a professional photographer and practising artist. She has been widely published, exhibits internationally,
and her work is held in public and private collections.
DE BO makes lavender bags and cards by recycling material that are either small scraps from making other things
or that have been previously used for cloths or commonly from calico used to make toile's .
makes clocks from vintage vinyl. These are done by hand in the shape of anything you desire- insects, animals, famous people-
perhaps even your own silhouette!
Laura creates necklaces from leather scraps (plus some other recycled materials) from an ethical fashion upcycling
label ‘Goodone’. A kind of double re-cycling!! The chains are sterling silver. Hand-crafted, every one is unique.
Ewan JohnEwan is an illustrator who creates interesting and quirky drawings which he then puts onto cards
(made from recycled card) notebooks and fabric badges.
Carol Vigurs and Martin Found
the unloved from street-finds, skips, markets, charity and second hand shops - anything that 1) keeps it out of a skip 2)
saves on the energy of making something brand new. Amongst their creations is fabulous decoupage furniture and jewellery made
from bottle tops. A must see!
Lovely umbrella pockets that will stop the inside of your bag getting wet!
There has been ever
changing art on the walls and Creative Workshops in:
Basic sewing skills