Category Archives: Crafts

Winter (OK, Christmas) is coming!

Summer doesn’t seem so long ago, and yet here we are with the first frosts and the Harlech Christmas Craft Fair on the horizon. So, when is it? Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December, in the Memorial Hall (opposite

Winter (OK, Christmas) is coming!

Summer doesn’t seem so long ago, and yet here we are with the first frosts and the Harlech Christmas Craft Fair on the horizon. So, when is it? Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December, in the Memorial Hall (opposite

A summer of craft

Yes, it’s summer. And it really is – it’s dry (at the moment), it’s warm and the sun is shining. And a week today, on Tuesday 16 July, the Harlech Craft Fair summer pop-up opens in the Old Library. We’ve

A summer of craft

Yes, it’s summer. And it really is – it’s dry (at the moment), it’s warm and the sun is shining. And a week today, on Tuesday 16 July, the Harlech Craft Fair summer pop-up opens in the Old Library. We’ve

Fabric rescue!

Julie, aka Ruby Gingham, is an expert at seeing the potential in fabric other people might walk past… There are lots of garments out there which are dated, perhaps old-fashioned, and not in a good, retro, way. Maybe they’re a

Fabric rescue!

Julie, aka Ruby Gingham, is an expert at seeing the potential in fabric other people might walk past… There are lots of garments out there which are dated, perhaps old-fashioned, and not in a good, retro, way. Maybe they’re a

Colour, colour, colour

The sheer amount of colour is one of the first things most commented on by visitors to the fair, so here’s a look at some of the fabulous colours from those craftspeople working with textiles: wool, silk, cotton… Felted wool

Colour, colour, colour

The sheer amount of colour is one of the first things most commented on by visitors to the fair, so here’s a look at some of the fabulous colours from those craftspeople working with textiles: wool, silk, cotton… Felted wool

Christmas crafters…

Time to showcase some of the craftspeople and designer makers who will be at the Harlech Craft Fair very soon – the weekend of 25/26 November. No, not Bilbo Baggins, but Wildwood Fairy Doors. And their doors are beautiful! Some

Christmas crafters…

Time to showcase some of the craftspeople and designer makers who will be at the Harlech Craft Fair very soon – the weekend of 25/26 November. No, not Bilbo Baggins, but Wildwood Fairy Doors. And their doors are beautiful! Some

Summer craft highlights

First, apologies – oh dear, it’s been so long. But this delay highlights why we are not having a Fibre and Fabric Fair this summer: it’s the busiest time of year for most professional craftspeople in this area. We’re rushed

Summer craft highlights

First, apologies – oh dear, it’s been so long. But this delay highlights why we are not having a Fibre and Fabric Fair this summer: it’s the busiest time of year for most professional craftspeople in this area. We’re rushed

Work in progress

Some people are finished, or at least ready; their stock is sorted, their stalls are mentally planned, they’ve got their price points clear. Others are still frantically working away, just finishing off those last few things… Last year, we did

Work in progress

Some people are finished, or at least ready; their stock is sorted, their stalls are mentally planned, they’ve got their price points clear. Others are still frantically working away, just finishing off those last few things… Last year, we did