Toolheads, ceramics casualties, and a 19th century needlework masterpiece
The Barbican teamed up with Crafts magazine to launch Make! – a season of contemporary craft.
The most famous tapestry that’s not a tapestry is coming to the UK for the first time in 950 years. Say hell-ayeux to the Tapestry de Bayeux.
Congratulations to Oluwaseyi Sosanya who won a prestigious YouFab Global Creative Award for his 3D weaver.
What was said
"We’re nearly all toolheads in this business, it’s rare to find someone who’s not. I just love well-made tools" Tom Warmerdam of bike framer builders Demon Frameworks.
What was made
A textile hanging by Ann West in early 19th century. Radio 4's Moving Pictures discussed the needlework masterpiece this week.
What to look forward to
The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind opens Hauser & Wirth Somerset and looks at society’s relationship to the rural. It features 50 artists including Paul McCarthy, Beatrix Potter, and Crafts Council maker Tom Philipson.