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  • Stacking Vessels for Utopia & Utility, Pia W├╝stenberg. Photo: Utopia & Utility

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 17 February 2017

Ghostly textile rooms, a bouquet of cutlery and unravelling in Farnham

What happened

We went to Victoria Miro Gallery and marvelled at the textile craftsmanship of Do Ho Suh’s ghostly full-scale rooms.

Earth Materials by Sue Lawty opened at Flow Gallery in London and Unravel festival kicked off in Farnham. Or should that be started to unravel…

We’re looking for makers to run Hey Clay! pottery workshops from the 7-9 April. Go on – you’ll wheel-y enjoy it. Ahem.

Crafts magazine cover star Silvia Weidenbach was announced as the first  V&A Gilbert Collection Resident

From golden textiles to crocheted horses - we’re taking eleven craft talents to  Design Days Dubai this March.

Our Directory Maker of the Week is Stewart Hearn who has just created a new range for the National Trust. We talk to Stewart here.

What was said

"I created it in honour of my family's escape from Vietnam," silversmith Theresa Nguyen as the BBC looks at how makers need more than excellent craft skills to be successful.

What was made

A bouquet of cutlery by Ann Carrington. Far more beautiful than it sounds.

What to look forward to

We'll show you how to boost your creative business' reputation and reach in our workshop at the National Centre for Craft and Design next week.

Pushing, pulling and cranking automata into life in our A Curious Turn exhibition opening in Wolverhampton tomorrow. 

And finally

We're going to catch up with each newly departed Great Pottery Throw Down makers every Friday morning. First up - the ebullient James.