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Meet the makers: Jayne Rutland

TweetJayne is a hairdresser who started making and selling her own hair products under the brand Hairy Jayne in 2008. Here she tells us what it’s like pitching to the Managing Director of Liberty, and how she raised £3000 through … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Gill Scheuer

TweetA passionate upcycler, Gill Scheuer of um-bags etc talks about her interest in creating new items from old and why she loves living in Lambeth. Where does your interest in upcycling come from? I’ve always hated waste, and I’ve always … Continue reading

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Diverse Christmas 2014 promotion

TweetWe’re thrilled to be partnering again with Anita Thorpe of Diverse in Brixton on a Christmas promotion for Lambeth makers!This is a great opportunity to get experience of selling through an independent retailer – Anita is very supportive and full of useful … Continue reading

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Making Uncovered: Judith Bartlett

TweetUpholstery can restore unused or discarded furniture into glorious, cherished pieces. Judith Bartlett of Cushions ’n’ Stuff will demonstrate her skills in the art, transforming over the course of the day a charity shop chair to its former glory and … Continue reading

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Making Uncovered: AfroRetro

Tweet Lilly and Anna, the sister duo behind AfroRetro, will be demonstrating their unique blend of Ugandan textile art and upcycling at Making Uncovered, transforming various materials and fabrics into garments and other items. Tell us something about your work. … Continue reading

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Making Uncovered: Ben Willis

TweetAt Making Uncovered, furniture maker Ben Willis will demonstrate how beautiful pieces of furniture can be crafted from wood in its rawest form, straight from the tree. As well as demonstrating a range of woodworking techniques, Ben will offer short … Continue reading

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Making Uncovered: Flextiles

TweetKim Winter of Flextiles will demonstrate the techniques of resist dyeing at Making Uncovered. One of the best-known examples is tie-dye – binding the cloth with string or elastic bands to produce a ring pattern. Other types include stitching, folding, … Continue reading

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Making Uncovered: Prickle Press

TweetAt Making Uncovered, Rachel Stanners of Prickle Press will show how a hand-operated letterpress works, show the equipment used, and how to ink up, set type and print using this traditional technique. Letterpress is an old, tactile craft that requires … Continue reading

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Making Uncovered: Hairy Jayne

TweetJayne is a hairdresser who brews her own range of hair products in Brixton under the name of Hairy Jayne. At Making Uncovered she will be showing the process of creating handmade hair products, including conditioner and hair perfume, using … Continue reading

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Making Uncovered: Rosella Garavaglia

TweetRosella Garavaglia is an artist who works on calligraphy and lettering projects. At Making Uncovered she will be demonstrating how to use lettering to create expressive pieces that turn the written word into a beautiful art form.  Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

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