2016 Christmas Craft Fair Exhibitors

Tickets and workshops
midcentury and vintage fair stallholder applications

2016 Christmas Craft Fair Stallholders

The 2016 Christmas Craft Fair was bigger than ever before, we had over 50 stallholders showcasing their products and wares. A big thank you to Duchy Fairs for curating our wonderful stallholders for this event www.duchyfairs.co.uk

Modern Makers

Modern Makers area showcasing the very best in contemporary crafts from Cornwall and beyond. Just inside the event entrance, on the top floor of the fair.

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House By Hazel

House by Hazel is a homewares company creating contemporary maximalist home accessories, selectively using the most vibrant jewel-like colours and combining these with illustrated imagery by Hazel. Inspiration is found in all elements of Cornwall, from its atmospheric coastline and once thriving fishing industry to the exotic plant life flourishing here.

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Red Bird Makes

Red Bird Makes presents an eclectic range of jewellery inspired by their love of vintage and the simpler things in life.

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Mellybee

Mellybee presents screen printed and design-led  stationery, tote bags, pouches and homewares suitable for brightening your home or for gifting to friends and family.

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kARANdAVE
kARANdAVE design and create lasercut art & design in their local studio in Mawgan Porth. They will be presenting a range of gifts and art including flatpack self-assembly decorations and FSC & reclaimed wood landscapes.

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Zamsoe
Zamsoe Ltd. design, make and sell distinctive jewellery. They prde themselves on an outstanding service alongside carefully chosen collections inspired by the beautiful landscapes around our studio in Porthcothan Bay, Cornwall. They design and make bracelets, brooches, necklaces and other jewellery for both women and men.

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Kate Andrews Artist
Kate Andrews is a full time artist based in the South West of England.  The pictures she creates are often whimsical and colourful and are always influenced by the beautiful countryside and British wildlife that surrounds her.  Within her artwork she sometimes encorporates quotes that are uplifting and positive. A piece of my art, whether it is a card, a print, a small original or a slate picture, makes a perfect gift for loved ones, or for yourself!

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Esther Smith Jewellery
Esther Smith presents a range of handcrafted metalwork including jewellery and automata. The automata reflect on simple stories or suggest brief moments from life, whilst silver jewellery is inspired by nature and includes touches of colour in the form of semi-precious beads.

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Jessica Hewitt

Jessica Hewitt creates handmade contemporary silver jewellery with a geometric and floral theme. The use of semi-precious gemstones adds elegance and sophistication to some pieces. Designs are produced in two and three dimensions exploring scale and pattern.

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Robyn Northover Design
Robyn Northover is a textiles designer maker creating unique printed accessories for fashion and interiors. Robyn hand draws, paints and collages loud and contemporary textiles print designs and has them printed on to gorgeous linens, bamboos and cottons in the UK. Robyn uses her fabrics to hand make various unique accessories ranging from bags and rucksacks to cushions and foot stalls, all from her little studio in Bath.

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Laura Lane Ceramics
Laura Lane is inspired by folklore and nautical tales. She mainly makes wheel thrown functional home wares from a local Cornish stoneware clay. She is also prsenting a range of lino prints to sit alongisde her ceramics. Inspired by folklore & identity of place her work reflect particular tales, people & places, using illustrations and pattern with a hint of fun.

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Jo Soar Textiles
Jo Soar creates whimsical, one off animal characters from dry wool fleece.  Each piece has bespoke handmade clothes and props to carry your imagination further into their world.  Each unique sculpture is mounted on anything from, collected driftwood, old books or children’s vintage building blocks.

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Hidden England
Hidden England love the quirky aspects of towns and cities that they travel to and, using photography, have developed a range of products celebrating the not so obvious delights of England and further afield.

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Pewter Sky
Pewter Sky’s handmade pewter homewares are inspired by the coast. Each piece is cast entirely by hand using lead-free, easy-care pewter, which offers all the beauty of silver with none of the maintenance. Pewter Sky’s tablewares are used daily in fine restaurants and have been featured in World of Interiors and Coast magazine. Equally at home in a beach cottage or a country house, these pieces are as hard-wearing and practical as they are beautiful.

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Heidi Ball Illustration
Heidi Ball is an illustrator who creates contemporary compositions using both hand-drawn designs and collaging found imagery, balancing the fun of the creations with nostalgic references.

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Rosie Loves Bruce
Rosie loves Bruce is a homewares company, with a furry, canine feel, all handmade with love.

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Clare Kilgour Designer Maker
Clare Kilgour is a contemporary jeweller who will be presenting her pieces alongisde contemporary free blown glass and homewares by Lawrence West.

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Ciré
Ciré presents a range of waxed canvas bags and accessories made with organic cotton and sustainable beeswax sourced in the UK. 100% handmade: dyed, waxed and sewn by hand in London.

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Jago Illustration
Jago presents a range of beautiful signed Giclee prints of his original illustrations, framed and unframed in a range of sizes. Alongside this he will be showcasing a selection of unique illustrated products including enamel and ceramic mugs, notebooks, pocket mirrors and badges and a range of fabulous greetings cards for all occasions.

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HanDrawn Art
Hannah is an artist specialising in pen and ink drawings, acrylic painting and papercutting

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Louella Jewellery
Louella is a designer and maker of bespoke, one off pieces of jewellery, using textured silver, ever-changing copper, recycled ceramics and hand picked, natural treasures so  each piece is unique in both design and inspiration.

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Misty & Boo
Misty & Boo is all about great ideas for little ones. They hand screen print textiles which they then turn into items for your babies to wear, and items to decorate the nursery and children’s rooms.

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Rosie Drake-Knight
Rosie Drake-Knight is a textile designer, living and making in sunny Devon. Rosie is ever fascinated by the versatility of mark making so begins her design process by recording naturally occurring patterns. She uses traditional screen print techniques, alongside contemporary design to create unique textile pieces with organic warmth that is natural and functional.

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71Designs
71Designs makes jewellery boxes, cheese boards, stools , tables and anything in wood. They work in Cornish timber sourced from local wood mills.

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Alrightmybird
Alrightmybird works from her garden studio taking inspiration from her Cornish surroundings. She handmakes and decorates quirky porcelain ceramics including mugs, jugs, bowls and planters, together with hand made and decorated birds, clocks and oak framed ceramic pictures.


Alison Bick Design

Alison Bick is an illustrator and designer, creating modern images inspired by the Cornish countryside and seaside, flowery swim hats and bellyboarding. These designs are presented across a range of prints, homewares and gifts.

Make Studio

Make Studio where a selection of exhibitors will be showcasing their wares alongside offering drop in making sessions. At the bottom of the Modern Makers stairs. 

Join Pam at Paper Gardens, Maria from Love Mia and Amanda of Little Upstart  for some Christmas crafting fun. Each activity will take approximately 15 -30 minutes, depending on how much time you want to spend on your festive creation and the cost is just £5 per item you make including all materials and full instructions.

Love Mia.co
Love Mia.co are a retail shop based in Porthleven, run by husband and wife team. They sell work by local artist with a strong leaning towards textiles, recycling and vintage. They sell textile supplies and run workshops and will be showcasing their range of crafting kits for all ages at the fair.

Little Upstart
Little Upstart create festive gifts and decorations that epitomise the philosophy that ‘small is beautiful’. They have a playful imagination, use of natural and sustainable materials and use of handmade techniques. Little Upstart aims to inspire the pure joy of making that can be experienced by all, through the supply of interactive craft project kits.

Paper Gardens
Paper Gardens is a small Cornish business that produces tiny flowers to whole backdrops, pompoms, garlands and bunting. Each item is handcrafted using a variety of paper and card techniques. The range of products is constantly expanding so you can discover a treasure trove of exquisite paper creations.

Making Sessions

Join Pam at Paper Gardens, Maria from Love Mia and Amanda of Little Upstart  for some Christmas crafting fun. Each activity will take approximately 15 -30 minutes, depending on how much time you want to spend on your festive creation and the cost is just £5 per item you make including all materials and full instructions.

Making Sessions:
Needle Felted Rudolph Bauble
Covered Button with French Knot Christmas Tree
Mindful Kanther Stitch Christmas Card
Folded Printed Paper Standing Christmas Tree
Paper Honeycomb Christmas Decoration
Festive Peg Fairy Decoration

Handcrafted Hall

Handcrafted Hall where you will find unique handmade pieces and homespun wares, located in the main body of the hotel opposite the Create Art Gallery

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Humble Cottage
Humble Cottage is the work of a designer / maker. Inspired by colour, hedgerows, community and stories original imagery is placed onto tiles, wooden postcards, lightboxes and prints and cards. Humble Cottage puts a dash of wit, a message learned and a sense of landscape into everything they make.

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Lou Tonkin
Lou Tonkin presents a wonderful range of hand printed block prints & print products inspired by the natural world.

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The Fluffy Slug
The Fluffy Slug presents a range of handmade items for the home from cards, journals and brooches to collages, keepsakes and fripperies made using vintage ephemera, fabric, buttons and treasured finds.

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Minnie and Clarence
Minnie and Clarence creates happy and whimsical textile embroidered images combining new and vintage fabrics.

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SARAHDReW
Sarah Drew presents a range of statement jewellery made from found materials and remade vintage jewellery, combined with eco-silver, eco-gold and semi-precious stones. New collections include big bright necklaces made from beach found materials, faceted sapphires with handmade eco-silver chain,  chunky boulder opals from Australia set in eco-silver, silver rings and pendants enamelled with deep rockpool colours and eco-gold pebble earrings, pendants and hammered chains.

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Each Peach
Each Peach combines the new with the old to create one off pieces that you won’t find anywhere else. From functional textile notebooks, to embroidered works of art using vintage lace and illustration. They use up-cycled materials and embellishments on every piece they make, making them both unique and sustainable.

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Driftwood and Clay
Driftwood and Clay is a small, but steadily growing, business set in the heart of Cornwall where the artists live and work. They scour the Cornish coast, harvesting driftwood from the strandlines to combine with clay, and create hand-sculpted native birds, each one a unique piece of local sculpture.

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Hogwash Soap
Hogwash handmake natural palm-free soap, bath and skin products.

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Little Robin
Little Robin present a unique, hand-knitted clothing and accessories for children. All Little Robin knitwear is designed by Tamsin and lovingly hand-knitted in a small Cornish village by the sea. Only the finest yarns are used, in a rich colour palette with the aim to always have a homespun finish – she wants her pieces to look hand-knitted and not machine perfect. Over time Little Robin has introduced a few jewellery and seasonal decoration items. Some for children, some for Mums and some for knitting addicts – they always look great alongside Little Robin woollies.

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Little Netty

Little Netty presents her magical range of handcrafted recycled fabric, loca fleece wool and reclaimed wooden gifts and decorations all made in Cornwall

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The Duchy’s Vintage Party
The Duchy’s Vintage Party present a range of handmade seasonal wreaths, table centres and candles using natural and vintage materials.

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Emporium Of Illumination
Emporium of Illumination specialises in creating bespoke, handmade lampshades from a kitchen table in West Cornwall, using fabrics that are exclusively designed, sourced from across the globe or saved from the eternal scrap pile!

Food Hall

Handcrafted Hall where you will find unique handmade pieces and homespun wares, located in the main body of the hotel opposite the Create Art Gallery

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Buttermilk Confections
Buttermilk is a family business, born and bred in Cornwall, now run by Tracy and David Goad. Their love and enthusiasm for everything sweet has been guiding their artisan confectionery since 1964. All of their treats are lovingly handmade in-house by their craft confectioners. Stirred over open flames in traditional copper pans, their skilled team blend ingredients to create irresistible treats.

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Deli Farm Charcuterie

Deli Farm produce artisan award winning air dried charcuterie including Salami, Coppa, Bresaola, Chorizo and Pancetta. All made in Cornwall with prime joints of meat from quality local producers. They have combined the traditional Italian methods with modern technology to create the optimum conditions for drying and maturing.

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Moo and Two

Moo and Two is a family run business based in the West Country. They specialise in hand-sourced extraordinary teas, which are all chosen personally. All of their teas are organically grown and this season they have introduced a couple of wonderful herbal infusions – peppermint, nettle and chamomile, which they have produced themselves. To go with these wonderful teas are their special Moo Mugs – designed by them and made by local potters they will give you the perfect cup of tea. They also have a coffee and hot chocolate range.

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Real Food Box

The Real Food Box specialise in Cornish produce delivering real local food to homes across mid Cornwall. With seasonal fruit & veg boxes, meat boxes and much more… you can tailor your order to suit your tastes and needs.

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Keltek Cornish Brewery & Wine in Cornwall
An Independent Wine Merchant and Cornish Brewery based in Redruth. They will be selling some fantastic Cornish Beer and some seasonal favourites – ideal for Christmas gifts and seasonal drinks.

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Luscious Lucy Cornwall

Luscious Lucy Cornwall  is a creator of infused spirits of exceptional quality. Their small batch liqueurs, syrups and preserves are artisan made and bursting with the rich botanicals of wild flowers, berries and plants and because they work with nature as respectfully as possible, their true flavours shine through. Their ingredients come fresh from the Cornish countryside and are hand-raised, homegrown or hand-picked from the hedgerow. No additives, just pure rich flavour. Come taste the difference!

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Yarde Cider (RealDrink Ltd)
Yarde Cider will be showcasing their range of award winning locally sourced and made real ciders, juices, cordial and cider brandy. A small family run business based in Stoke Gabriel on the River Dart.

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Chocolarder Ltd
Chocolarder is an award winning bean-to-bar small batch craft chocolate maker. Based in Cornwall they are committed to ethical and sustainable integrity throughout the supply chain. Their uncompromising approach to quality means they use organic ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible.

 

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Hanson Fine Foods
Hanson Fine Foods are a wholesaler specialising in selling Cornish cheese and other Cornish produce to complement.

 

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NATUREKITCHEN.CO.UK
Nature Kitchen are Cornwall’s only specialised Spice Merchant, their ethos is based around world foods, fantastic flavour and honest ingredients. They will be showcasing a range of great natural seasoning for festive cooking and spice hampers which are the ideal foody gifts.

Fashion and Beauty

Fashion & Beauty Emporium showcasing inspiring fashion and accessories and a range of pampering beauty products. On the lower level of the hotel (The Herring Restaurant)

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A Lady’s Secret
A Lady’s Secret presents a pop up cosmetics counter. Have a mini makeover, learn some make-up tips and buy quality cosmetics so you can recreate the look yourself.

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100 Metres
Designer maker Marie-Louise Denny set up 100 Metres in 2007 designing and producing her ranges of contemporary  hand crafted accessories which she has been successfully selling locally and internationally from her Redruth studio. Most recently Marie-Louise has relocated to the city of Truro, where she has opened her first 100 METRES studio boutique in Truro’s very chic Nalders court, off Pydar street. You can visit and see her designing and making her new collections of knitted accessories which include, hats, shawls, scarves, gloves, bags sweaters and much more.

 

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Juniper Bags
Juniper Bags offers a beautiful range of bags, clutches, purses and make-up bags using high quality wool, linen and cotton fabrics. All sewn in a workshop in North Cornwall using a variety of vibrant colours and designs. Harris tweed is sourced direct from the weavers in Scotland, who make only small quantities of each design and high quality wool fabrics are woven in Yorkshire. Each fabric is only used in a limited number of bags, making a Juniper Bag very special indeed.

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Rachel Stowe Textiles
Rachel began her training at Herefordshire Art College and completed a HND in Textiles and Fashion, then in 1997 she started her own business where she produces unique hand painted and printed silk and velvet accessories, experimenting with various techniques including devore, dye reduction, wax resist, screen printing and hand painting.

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Blossom Clothing Cornwall
Blossom Clothing Cornwall is a small business based near Padstow in Cornwall selling boutique knitwear. The designs are relaxed, stylish and beautifully simple, flattering real women with real curves. Passionate about colour, the choice is yours, enjoy!

 

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Bedruthan Spa
The Spa Team at Bedruthan and Scarlet will be showcasing their Oula product range amongst some other products used within both Bedruthan and Scarlet Spa.