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  • Detail of Metropolis, Lubna Chowdhary. Photo: Edmund Sumner.

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 14 December 2018

Stitched baubles, craft experiences and art-umbrella making in Naples

What happened
 
Phoebe Cummings was on Woman’s Hour one year on from scooping the £10,000 Woman’s Hour Craft Prize.
 
Kochi-Muzurus Biennale opened in in Kerala, India and features Metropolis by ceramist Lubna Chowdhary.
 
We look at what special craft experiences you can gift this Christmas.
 
Mr X Stitch has worked with local communities to  hand-stitch 500 baubles for the Christmas tree at the National Trust’s Standen House.
 
Our Maker of the Week is Kevin Stamper Furniture who explores pixellation and colour dying veneers in his work.
 
What was said
 
"We have more customers than umbrellas" CNN Style visits 4th generation umbrella maker Mario Talarico in Naples.
 
What was made
 
Beautiful gifts out of leftover or old linen –  a Guardian article from 4 December 1922.
 
What to look forward to
 
And finally
 
Arts Council England shared the 42 works of art that have been accepted this year for the nation, including glass piece The Bell Jar by Wendy Ramshaw.

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