In our regular Meet The Maker feature we chat with Sheffield linocut print maker Benjamin Partridge from The Owlery! A special needs teacher by day, Benjamin spends his evenings making wonderful woodland prints and accessories with his own hand carved stamps. We asked him what he loves about being part of the vibrant Northern craft scene.
Its that time of the year when a vision of red and green christmas cards swamp the high street. Why not spread the seasonal cheer in a more individual way with these card designs by northern makers?
Woodland creatures seem to be a firm favourite with many crafters of late, no more than the enchanting english red fox. Here are our favourite foxy picks from northern folk.