Crafts 2018-07-17T11:49:49+00:00

Maritime and traditional crafts are showcased around the harbourside.  There’s a particularly strong emphasis on traditional boat and sailing matters at this year’s Scottish Traditional Boat Festival in Portsoy.

By the Salmon Bothy, our popular craft tents house the treasures of a variety of crafters and demonstrators:

The Crafting Barn – Hand sewn goods in traditional Scottish tweeds. Hand knitted collectible teddies and teddy clothes, other knitted goods. Hand crafted children’s hair bows. www.thecraftingbarn.co.uk

Craigie House Interiors – Lamps, whisky stave lamps, linen and tweed shades, doorstops, coasters, tea towels and mini cushions. www.craigiehouse.co.uk

Hermione Lamond Fishing Floats – Hand painted fishing floats, with fishing boats, nautical and shore themes.

White Rose Creations – Hand crafted gifts from reclaimed whisky barrels, including nautical themed items.  www.whiterosecreations.co.uk

Alexander Bruce Sutherland – Maritime artist showcasing his range of works.

Weelainy – Glass artist, making beautiful wearable and functional art including beads, butterfly pendants, jellyfish necklaces and much more. www.weelainy.com

Arboreal Studios – Makers of small items of furniture and gifts made from locally sourced Scottish hardwoods.

Two Crafty Mice – Novelty decorative gifts made from Harris Tweed, felt and fabrics.

John Ellis – Scottish landscape photography. Framed and mounted prints, photo slates, photo tiles, clocks, calendars and gifts.  www.johnellisimages.com 

Crafty Magz and Lone Kiter – Hand crocheted hats and scarves, kilt bags and men’s ties. Local photography prints.

Little Blue Cabin – Items made from pallet wood, driftwood and other previously used materials all made with inspiration taken from the beach.  www.little-blue-cabin.co.uk

Adrift – Wood, mosaics and ceramics, handmade locally. Pyrography and mosaic demonstrations.  www.adriftworkshop.co.uk

Wendy Crichton – Artist who paints mostly land/sea scapes. Offering originals, prints, cards, gift packs, gift bags, ‘wee owlie frames’ and magnets.

Aurora – Wood turning and carving, including bowls, clocks, barometers, mirrors, chopping boards and walking sticks.

Intricate Designs – Hand crafted and laser cut wooden gifts. Woodwork is done in intarsia and fretwork. www.intricatedesigns.co.uk 

Pictish Designs – Eye catching designs of jewellery inspired by the ancient art of the Picts.  www.pictishdesigns.com

Woolly Felt Designs – Handmade puppets, flower brooches, hair slides, fairy house lamps, felted soap bars and seasonal decorative pieces.

Stitch It & Fix It – Demonstrating of sail repairs and sail making techniques. Gifts made from sail fabric, tweed, tartan and marine fabrics. On site repairs to bags, zips etc.  www.stitchitandfixit.co.uk

Alan Baillie Silversmith – Silver smithing demonstrations and jewellery items available to buy.  www.alanbailliesilversmith.com

Portsoy Bears and Whisky Cask Pens – Handmade tweed bears and gifts, sea-glass gifts, clasp bags and purses. Whisky cask and deer antler pens and gifts.  www.portsoybears.com

Rob Wigham – Giclee mounted prints of original water colour paintings and original watercolours.  www.robwighamwatercolours.com

Beantighe Pottery – Handmade ceramic boats, mermaids and other marine themed pieces. www.beantighe.co.uk

Portsoy Bothy Knitters – A large selection of handmade crocheted and knitted gifts, all proceeds donated to charity.

Artscenescotland – Susan and Alex Webster are artists based in Nairn. From their paintings, as well as prints, they produce small gifts including fridge magnets, keyrings and coffee mugs. Susan also produces a range of up-cycled designer jewellery which can be viewed via her Facebook page, ‘susanencapsulates’.

Kays Kreations – A selection of eye catching hair clips, hair accessories and bow holders.

Wool Engineering Ltd – Crochet and felted wares, handmade and designed by Geraldine.

Gordon Wood Workers – Demonstrating the art of woodturning and selling products made by its members.


Traditional Scottish Crafts
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