maker – 2A High Street

Exciting news! We are currently working on our new premises at 2A High Street Inverkeithing, busily turning it into a space from which to run creative workshops, community projects and retail space for beautiful hand made local arts and crafts. Maker – opening soon – photos of our progress to follow…

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Artfest ’16 in images

Saturday 18th June 2016 in the Inverkeithing Civic Centre

Artfest ’16 Art & Craft Market

The beautiful art and handmade crafts for sale at Artfest ’16…..

The Makers at Artfest ’16 on 18th June 2016 were:

Glass Act, My Cherry PieBlack Rock Textiles, Earthen Images  Seacycle, Thistle Be Scottish, Filo di Lana, Aisydaisy, Maria – Handmade Crafts, Helen RowbothamBoxoftrix, Lainy AllisonTubular, Fibell Crafts, Elaine Bews, Tom Bishop-de-Main, Karen Trotter, Tartan Hearts, Seaside Design, Sarah Coonan,

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With many thanks to Chloe Doogan for the beautiful photographs she took of the day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boxoftrix textile meanderings

Boxoftrix –

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

Boxoftrix is a textile and mixed media artist, offering a selection of embroidered art and accessories using silk, Harris tweed, vintage lace and crochet, wool blankets, denim, sheet music, vintage stamps and embellishments. The results are delightful treats for yourself or make beautiful and thoughtful gifts.

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20160518_123757Tom Bishop-de-Main will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

Glass Act colourfest

Glass Act –

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

Glass Act are a collective of four glass artists from the lovely Fife coastal town of Crail. Using the ‘Tiffany’ method using coloured glass and copper foil, they create beautiful stained glass panels, sun catchers, and decorative items, and fused glass panels, bowls and clocks. Inspiring and full of incredible colour!

Glass Act will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

 

Picnic in the Friary and Gardens

Inverkeithing Food Group

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June 2016

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The Inverkeithing Food Group will be joining us on Saturday 18th June for a summer fun day, enjoying the lovely surroundings of the Friary and Friary Gardens, Queen Street, Inverkeithing.

 

Tom Bishop-de-Main Painter

Tom Bishop-de-Main

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

Bo’ness artist Tom Bishop-de-Main’s eventful life inspires him to create his wonderfully colourful and vivid paintings. You can see Tom’s work at many exhibitions and gallery spaces throughout Scotland. He can claim to be a true renaissance man as he is also a musician, and a writer, having written children’s books, television, radio scripts and poetry.

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Tom Bishop-de-Main will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

My Cherry Pie jewellery and homewares

My Cherry Pie –

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

My Cherry Pie designs and makes copper and silver enamelled jewellery and homewares in the most beautiful array of colours and textures, plus wheel-thrown ceramic pots, slip decorated with designs incorporating Japanese prints. Some of the pots contain ecosoy scented candles too. Just gorgeous!

My Cherry Pie has also taken a working studio in Inverkeithing at Inverstudios along with Black Rock Textiles and Jane Francis Paintings. A new phase of creative life awaits as the space will allow for more artist events, workshops, tuition and other collaborative projects. The space will be ‘open by appointment’ soon and commissions are welcome.

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My Cherry Pie will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

Tubular inner tyres

Tubular

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

“Punctured inner tubes are light, stretchy, curvy, waterproof and free!” Tubular make  items from the unexpected source of inner tubes from tyres. The results are amazingly stylish and modern. Fantastic statement piece necklaces, gorgeous bags with jean linings, and wait until you see the super cute mini owls and bats – ‘finger puppets? Ornaments? Bath toys? You choose!

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Tubular will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

Maria – Handmade Crafts

Maria – Handmade Crafts –

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

Maria is a local crafter who creates a plethora of gorgeous and colourful felt and cross stitch toys, cards, banners, mobiles and much much more. Popular with families, her items make delightful gifts, and are infinitely collectable!

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Maria – Handmade Crafts will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.

Seaside Design Driftwood & Knitted Textiles

Seaside Design –

Summer Artfest ’16 – Saturday 18th June – Inverkeithing Civic Centre

Seaside Design makes unique and lovely mobiles and panels from driftwood and other found and recycled items, as well as hand-knitted handbags, bowls, phone and iPad cases, and egg and tea cosies. All with a refreshing feel of seaside sunshine and fun!

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Seaside Design will be at the Artfest ’16 Summer Art & Craft Market on Saturday 18th June, 11am-4.30pm at the Inverkeithing Civic Centre, Queen Street.