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Earth In Common – Makers Market

Earth in Common x Edinburgh Open Workshop Makers Market – Saturday 8th June | 10:00 – 16:00 – £1 Donation 

 

Edinburgh Open Workshop
39 – 41 Assembly Street, Leith
EH6 7BQ

shop local | support artists & makers | support charity

EOW will once again open its workshop doors to showcase local artists and makers in our annual Charity Makers Market. This year we are raising funds for Earth In Common:

Earth In Commons vision is to integrate urban crofts in Edinburgh (and further a field) to generate community, solidarity and well-being, strengthen the local economy, and contribute to community wealth building and skill-training. They aim to share this idea with communities across Scotland to help them reclaim derelict urban green spaces to establish urban crofts as together, they believe empowered urban communities could play a vital part in our move to food sovereignty.

Come on down to support a wonderful selection of local makers, have a go at screen printing in our drop-in session with Katie Charleston and see if you will get lucky in our on-site raffle with some amazing prices; all whilst indulging in some delicious pizza from Pizza Geeks and ice cream from Ms Creme de la Cream.

You can also find out all about what we do here at Edinburgh Open Workshop. What more could you want ? 

To help raise funds we are:

  1. Donating 100% of all raffle proceeds
  2. Donating 100% of entry fees

Event Details:

  • 15 + Artists & Makers
  • On-site raffle with amazing prizes from both EOW and donations from lovely creative companies // drawing @ 3:30
  • Upcycling Screen Printing Workshops with Katie Charleson
  • Pizza GeeksFreshly Made Neapolitan Inspired Pizza With A Slice Of Geek
  • Ms Creme de la Cream Ice Cream – Indulgent desserts

Scroll down to book into workshops and for the full list of makers. 

Poster Design – Ellie @saltmoonstudio

MAKERS MARKET WORKSHOPS

Saturday 8th June

£20 – 1h Workshop

 

Bring along your pre-loved clothes and have a go at printmaking with textile designer, Katie Charleson. You’ll have the opportunity to play with techniques and mix up your own colours, using a selection of Katie’s original designs. You’ll go away having breathed new life into your old garments and Katie will be on hand to give you tips and tricks of the trade; offering 1-2-1 advice in this fun and relaxed design class.

STALL HOLDER DIRECTORY 

Akvile Su

Akvile Su is an Edinburgh-based jewellery designer and artist who works with recycled precious metals. Her practice is focused on the concepts of minimalism and sustainability while using traditional techniques in modern ways.

Akvile Su is an Edinburgh-based jewellery designer and artist who works with recycled precious metals. Her practice is focused on the concepts of minimalism and sustainability while using traditional techniques in modern ways. Su combines and layers geometric or fluid shapes to create playful handmade chains, sculptural rings and minimalist earrings. Inspired by fashion, the visual arts and jewellery history she works to refine her pieces to a timeless, elegant simplicity. Particularly interested in challenging social norms surrounding jewellery Akvile creates gender-neutral pieces.
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ALN Furniture

Anna Nichols is a designer-maker creating contemporary products made to order.
Anna specialises as a fine furniture maker and wood turner based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Anna Nichols is a designer-maker creating contemporary products made to order.
Anna specialises as a fine furniture maker and wood turner based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Katie Charleson

Katie Charleson is a screen printed homewares designer committed to creating sumptuous, unique textiles. Always leading the design process with colour, her prints create cushions, quilts and interior objects that are modern, bright and desirable.

Katie Charleson is a screen printed homewares designer committed to creating sumptuous, unique textiles. Always leading the design process with colour, her prints create cushions, quilts and interior objects that are modern, bright and desirable.
Katie works exclusively with natural fibres from ethical sources and uses organic fabrics where possible. Many works embrace upcycling and make use of remnants, off cuts and archival fabrics.
She only uses water based inks in her production, and is consciously introducing natural dyes while educating herself on the most environmentally positive way to continue creating textile work.
All of Katie’s products and commissions are hand dyed, hand printed and hand stitched in her Edinburgh Studio. If product manufacture does need to be outsourced, then it is always kept local.
Katie has spent the start of 2021 setting up a textile print space in Edinburgh Open Workshop alongside fellow printer Laura Richmond, where they will begin offering print and textile craft workshops in the summer.
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Argonauts

Argonauts produce contemporary rustic home-ware fabricated from reclaimed oak.

Argonauts produce contemporary rustic home-ware fabricated from reclaimed oak.
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Birbecks Woodwork

James Birbeck is an Edinburgh-based woodworker, designing and manufacturing cabinetry, free-standing furniture and homewares, from his Leith workshop.

James Birbeck is an Edinburgh-based woodworker, designing and manufacturing cabinetry, free-standing furniture and homewares, from his Leith workshop.
With a focus on ‘Unique designs , made simple’ as the brand’s ethos, each piece is elegantly minimal, thoughtfully designed and handmade with great attention to detail.

Longevity and craftsmanship are prioritised through the selection of only the best quality materials available.

Incorporating both modern production methods and traditional joinery skills, James continuously strives to reduce waste, ensuring the production has minimal impact on the environment.

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Emporium of Oddity

Emporium of Oddity produces locally crafted items with a unique and curious twist. They are family run with each person contributing their individual talent to create beautiful items.

Emporium of Oddity produces locally crafted items with a unique and curious twist. They are family run with each person contributing their individual talent to create beautiful items.
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Breagha By Nic

Breagha By Nic creates small batch jewellery collections- designed and handmade by myself. Using clay, resin and natural stone - as-well as sea glass and sea pottery range called Treasures of the Earth which is ever changing depending on the finds! Breagha is Scot’s Gaelic means beautiful. Be bold , be Breagha x

Breagha By Nic creates small batch jewellery collections- designed and handmade by myself. Using clay, resin and natural stone - as-well as sea glass and sea pottery range called Treasures of the Earth which is ever changing depending on the finds! Breagha is Scot’s Gaelic means beautiful. Be bold , be Breagha x
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Georgie Fay Art

Georgie's prints explore themes around history, imgination and the environment. These themes are derived from her own engagement with the world around us; from the city pavement to the flight pattern of migrating birds; from everyday journeys we take for granted, to global travelling and experiencing unfamiliar landscapes.
Georgie uses traditional intaglio methods as a means of translating participatory projects into something more representative and less ephemeral. She works with photography, digital imagery and found materials as inspiration which is then translated through printmaking to produce etchings and monoprints. She layers imagery with drawing and mark making to create imagined landscapes, in which the viewer can find their own personal connections.

Georgie's prints explore themes around history, imgination and the environment. These themes are derived from her own engagement with the world around us; from the city pavement to the flight pattern of migrating birds; from everyday journeys we take for granted, to global travelling and experiencing unfamiliar landscapes.
Georgie uses traditional intaglio methods as a means of translating participatory projects into something more representative and less ephemeral. She works with photography, digital imagery and found materials as inspiration which is then translated through printmaking to produce etchings and monoprints. She layers imagery with drawing and mark making to create imagined landscapes, in which the viewer can find their own personal connections.
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Knot Unknot

Working mostly with knitting and felting, my textile practice ranges from community art installations and interdisciplinary collaborations to wall hangings, textile jewellery and other accessories and soft furnishings. My ideas are often rooted in science, mathematics and science fiction but I also explore texture, colour and form for their own sakes. My current work is mostly machine knitted. Some is inspired by algorithmic pattern generation and some by photographs of space exploration, from the earliest animal and human space flight to recent unmanned planetary missions.

Working mostly with knitting and felting, my textile practice ranges from community art installations and interdisciplinary collaborations to wall hangings, textile jewellery and other accessories and soft furnishings. My ideas are often rooted in science, mathematics and science fiction but I also explore texture, colour and form for their own sakes. My current work is mostly machine knitted. Some is inspired by algorithmic pattern generation and some by photographs of space exploration, from the earliest animal and human space flight to recent unmanned planetary missions.
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Kasia Kozakiewicz Illustratioms

Illustrations inspired by nature and observation of everyday life, printed locally in Edinburgh based giclee printing studio

Illustrations inspired by nature and observation of everyday life, printed locally in Edinburgh based giclee printing studio
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Louise Smurthwaite

Louise makes screen and riso prints based on sketches done in the natural world. She takes her inspiration from walking in the woods and swimming in the sea.

Louise makes screen and riso prints based on sketches done in the natural world. She takes her inspiration from walking in the woods and swimming in the sea.
We respect the soil, wildlife and nature supporting other small producers to lead a self-sufficient and sustainable way of life.
Our packaging is compostable / bio-degradable or 100% recyclable.
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Gunpowder Botanicals

Gunpowder Botanicals’ organic body products are vegan, ethical and cruelty-free, hand-made in small batches.
We respect the soil, wildlife and nature, supporting other small producers to lead a self-sufficient and sustainable way of life.
Our packaging is compostable / bio-degradable or 100% recyclable.

Gunpowder Botanicals’ organic body products are vegan, ethical and cruelty-free, hand-made in small batches.
We respect the soil, wildlife and nature, supporting other small producers to lead a self-sufficient and sustainable way of life.
Our packaging is compostable / bio-degradable or 100% recyclable.
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Thundercliffe Press

Thundercliffe Press is run by illustrator Anna Thundercliffe from her home studio in Edinburgh. Working on her vintage treadle press, she produces a range of letterpress greetings cards, alongside riso prints and linocuts, all based on her joyful drawings.

Thundercliffe Press is run by illustrator Anna Thundercliffe from her home studio in Edinburgh. Working on her vintage treadle press, she produces a range of letterpress greetings cards, alongside riso prints and linocuts, all based on her joyful drawings.
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Christina Hirst Jewellery

Christina is a jeweller based in Leith, Edinburgh. She creates jewellery inspired by nature, predominantly in precious metals but loves to combine it with different materials such as wood, lava, pearls and stones to create tactile pieces which are a joy to wear.

Christina is a jeweller based in Leith, Edinburgh. She creates jewellery inspired by nature, predominantly in precious metals but loves to combine it with different materials such as wood, lava, pearls and stones to create tactile pieces which are a joy to wear.
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Michelle McFarland Art and Design

I work from my studio at home where I love experimenting with alcohol inks and resin.
I create enchanting, unpredictable vibrant art work and I love exploring different depths and dimensions in every piece. I am inspired by the colours and beauty from the natural world and try to convey this through my work. I am very drawn to the ocean and a lot of my pieces are inspired by this.

I work from my studio at home where I love experimenting with alcohol inks and resin.
I create enchanting, unpredictable vibrant art work and I love exploring different depths and dimensions in every piece. I am inspired by the colours and beauty from the natural world and try to convey this through my work. I am very drawn to the ocean and a lot of my pieces are inspired by this. My products consist of abstract original artwork, resin artwork, prints, handmade cards, resin coasters, ceramic plant pots, and trinket trays.
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Move On Wood Recycling

Move on Wood Recycling are a social enterprise based in Granton, Edinburgh. We offer a bespoke furniture making service using reclaimed timber as well as employability training for young people and volunteering opportunities for local people in our workshop. Established in 2019 we have worked on countless domestic products and larger projects across businesses, retail, hospitality, schools, charities and local community projects.

Move on Wood Recycling are a social enterprise based in Granton, Edinburgh. We offer a bespoke furniture making service using reclaimed timber as well as employability training for young people and volunteering opportunities for local people in our workshop. Established in 2019 we have worked on countless domestic products and larger projects across businesses, retail, hospitality, schools, charities and local community projects.
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Celeste John-Wood

Celeste is an artist and designer who uses image making to dream of other ways of being. She invites others to do so with her through workshops and skill shares exploring collective design and collaboration. She is formally trained in illustration, but favours a messy, DIY and patchwork approach to making, following tangents and accidents. Her designs are made to live in and be seen in amongst the everyday, hoping to remind us of our interconnectedness and collective power.

The press explores entanglements between art and the natural world, finding the intimate within the landscape, unpacking multispecies relationships and exploring what it means to be human at the age of the Anthropocene.

Celeste is an artist and designer who uses image making to dream of other ways of being. She invites others to do so with her through workshops and skill shares exploring collective design and collaboration. She is formally trained in illustration, but favours a messy, DIY and patchwork approach to making, following tangents and accidents. Her designs are made to live in and be seen in amongst the everyday, hoping to remind us of our interconnectedness and collective power.

The press explores entanglements between art and the natural world, finding the intimate within the landscape, unpacking multispecies relationships and exploring what it means to be human at the age of the Anthropocene.

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BcCC Studio

Having immigrated from Hong Kong to Edinburgh, Cecelia honed traditional metalwork techniques in Taiwan and brings years of experience in crafting handmade sterling silver jewelry. Specializing in rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants, they incorporate natural crystals and gemstones, maintaining high material standards. After a hiatus to care for their newborn, they are eager to reconnect with the market scene in Edinburgh, continuing their journey with a passion for quality craftsmanship.

Having immigrated from Hong Kong to Edinburgh, Cecelia honed traditional metalwork techniques in Taiwan and brings years of experience in crafting handmade sterling silver jewelry. Specializing in rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants, they incorporate natural crystals and gemstones, maintaining high material standards. After a hiatus to care for their newborn, they are eager to reconnect with the market scene in Edinburgh, continuing their journey with a passion for quality craftsmanship.
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FOOD STALLS  

 

Pizza Geeks are bringing the dough with their freshly made Neapolitan Inspired pizza with a slice of Geek. An taste sensation not to be missed !

There will be vegan and gluten -free options available.

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Ms Crème De La Cream has a passion for developing unusual ice cream flavours and textures that can only be described as Deliciously Different! A big hit is Ms Creme’s Key Lime Pie Slice, topped with homemade lime gel (giving extra zing!) and a sprinkling of popping candy (giving that extra sensation for your mouth to enjoy!)

Diary and gluten free options will be available.

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RAFFLE DONATIONS

We have had an abundance of generous (and kool) donations from some great local (and not so) companies. Make sure to get involved in our on-site raffle for the chance to win //

Along with some great membership and course donations from (yours truly) Edinburgh Open Workshop. 

£3 Entry // 15.30 draw of prizes

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