Rachel Crow, Editor of Period Living chooses her 5 Festival Favourites
Written: 26 May 2016
Rachel Crow, Content Editor, Period Living magazine chooses her 5 Festival Favourites
The wonderfully whimsical cast of decorative figures by potter Paul Young, who draws on the traditions of 18th century English earthenware, are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.
I love the fact that you can bring a little bit of the seaside in to your home, wherever you live, with Kirsty Elson’s doll-sized three-dimenisional harbourside scenes, which she fashions from her beach-combing finds.
She only launched her first collection a couple of years ago, but textile artist Sian O’Doherty has already been bringing in the awards for her ranges, including knitted lampshades and cushions with designs inspired by traditional Welsh textiles
In the Start-up category of this year’s festival, ceramicist Lisa Slinn puts a contemporary twist on her delicately decorated pieces inspired by 19th century European tableware.
The kinetic lockets by jeweller Victoria Walker are magical miniature creations of articulated flowers with petals that emerge and unfold from within. Little feats of engineering beauty.
Meet all these makers and 200 more at www.craftsatboveytracey.co.uk
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