Category Archives: Craft Insurance Blog


Jenny Letton


I am a maker of jewellery in silver as well as bead necklaces and other adornments, a maker of rag rugs and cushions and a seat bottomer. seat bottoming is the craft of refurbishing chair seats using traditional materials such as hand cane, natural rushes, sea Grass etc. Creating, restoring and turning waste rags into […]

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Woodland Skills Centre – Alun Wyn Evans


The Woodland centre has been teaching traditional crafts and have been operating for over 20 years! The skills centre is based in the heart of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The main idea behind this showing people that they can make things they have never thought they could do. “I can’t do that” […]

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Bunty Basket Keepsakes


“Clothing can hold so many memories. It’s not only things like bridal gowns, but every day clothes, such as the outfit your baby wore when she came home from hospital, or the collection of concert t-shirts that remind you of all the gigs you went to. Any clothing, in fact, can hold a memory, and […]

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QJS Marquetry


Quentin Smith is a prmier Marquetarian and has been into the hand-crafted marquetry for 7 years self-employed, as well as a hobby. Working with wood in a precise way, Quentin discusses projects with clients and delivers quality items that will become family heirlooms. “I’ve made items from a small as a pair of earrings to […]

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Basketcase Weaving


Louise Paul has making baskets, chairs, stalls,Replaces chair seats and panels in cane and rush, and many more items by weaving. She uses willow, cane and other less-traditional materials and has been for over 12 years. Louise is particularly skilled at bringing the damaged chair seats back to a neat condition. Using the traditional methods. […]

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