Category Archives: Meet the Makers


Pottery – Grazyna Schweidler


Grazyna is not only a potter, but also a tutor, and she became interested in pottery whilst dabbling with many forms of art during a successful career as a qualified teacher of adults, early years and running the West Moors Pre-School. After attending pottery classes as a hobby for many years in Fordingbridge with Val […]

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Amy Cooper Ceramics


Amy Cooper is a Cornwall based designer and maker of unique porcelain lighting. She has been making porcelain lighting for over 12 years and has supplied a number of prestigious retailers including The National Trust, House of Fraser and the V&A shop. Furthermore, exhibiting extensively in the UK as well as oversees. The current range […]

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Cotswold Handmade Soap – Sue Collins


My story started back in December 2010 when I started my business making handmade soap.  The very first stall I had was in my home town and I was so nervous as I had never sold directly to the general public. This stall went OK and I managed to overcome my nerves and decided to […]

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David Lowe RPT – Woodcraft


I teach and demonstrate woodturning art. I have been turning now for 7 years and been with the Register of Professional Turners 4 years. I travel all over the country demonstrating at woodturning clubs and power tool shows, all my work is sold through various Art galleries around North Yorkshire. Every piece of wood I […]

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Aileen Ogilvie – Stained Glass


Aileen makes traditionally crafts Stained Glass windows, doors, staircase windows, hang panels and many other items in glass. He has been doing this for over 27 years! The most satisfying part of producing entirely original and one off pieces of work is that it gives the client pleasure for many many years. As well as […]

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