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  • Spiralis [detail], Michael Eden, 2018. Part of the Michael Eden: Form & Transform exhibition at Waddesdon Manor. Image courtesy of Adrian Sassoon, London.

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 5 October 2018

Colour producing pigment, catwalk basketry and gearing up for Collect 2019

What happened

We announced the international and UK galleries, and the 15 craft-led installations that will be at Collect 2019 from 28 February. Mark your diaries people.

Makers have till the end of the month to apply to the highly prestigious LOEWE Craft Prize that comes with €50,000 prize money.

Sara Flynn opened at Erskine Hall & Coe and it’s your last chance to catch Michael Eden: Form & Transform at Waddesdon Manor.

Period wallpaper, stained glass windows and 19th century furniture all make up McDermott & McGough’s immersive installation The Oscar Wilde Temple in London. 

Our Maker of the Week is Carol Naylor who is taking part in the Knitting and Stitching Show in London from 11-14 October.

What was said

"We’ve been with craft for a bit and I feel it’s really compelling - part of the DNA of the brand" Jonathan Anderson who worked with basket maker Joe Hogan for his latest collection for LOEWE.

What was made

Textiles dyed with bacteria - Natsai Audrey Chieza is harnessing the pigments that bacteria produce to colour fabric.

What to look forward to

The York Ceramics Fair taking place in The Hospitium from 6-7 October featuring Crafts Council makers Fitch & McAndrew, Deiniol Williams, Adele Howitt and Jeremy Nichols.

And finally

Coming up - workshops for makers taking place in Eastbourne, Sheffield and some ‘bite-size’ 1:1 workshops at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in Manchester. Get involved.