Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Introducing... this season's Made In The Shade vendors!

Yup, yup. You heard correctly! The next Made In The Shade event is taking place at The Lighthouse in Glasgow as planned. On Saturday 26th September, over 40 fabulous designers, makers and vintage sellers will set up shop in Galleries 4 & 5 in the Centre for Architecture & Design in an afternoon celebration of off-beat design, vintage lifestyle and creativity.

Want to know what sort of handmade delights you can find there? Well. Look no further. Here it is. The Made In The Shade Vendor Line-Up!

Seedbom by Kabloom
Kabloom is a small product design firm based in Glasgow. These dudes specialise in eco-friendly, ethical, innovative products. Seedbom is a flippin' wonderful guerilla gardening product that we - quite simply - can't get enough of!

Ding Dong Designs
Local purveyors of the legendary handknitted celebrity finger puppet, this mother-daughter outfit offers whimsical, textile based gifts and accessories for children and adults

Laura Donald
As you will see from the Craft Juice blog link we've posted above, our gal Laura Donald is well known for her stitchin' interpretation of our very favourite Eastenders character, Dot Cotton! What more do you need to know?

Miso Funky
Searching for handmade gifts to funkify your life? Some saucy stitchin' perhaps? Well!
Look no further.

Come meet Pamela Atchison's dolly creations! These gals have wardrobes to be envious of!

Clare Nicolson
Made In The Shade gal and textile designer Clare Nicolson brings her family of birdie homewares and beautiful gifts to The Lighthouse!

Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
Re:cycle, re:make, re:use. That's the philosophy of these vintage aficionados. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea rework preloved fabrics into unique one-off garments. Swell!

Lost In The Forest
Handmade jewellery, accessories and giftware by Emily Chandler. Love Magnetic Fields? Emily has the perfect handmade treat for you.

Sarey Poppins
Fabulous textile creations by Sarah Martin. If you're in the market for pretty fabric accessories, look out for Sarah's upcycled Liberty print purse/bags. Gorgeous.

Natalie Wain Design Studio
Natalie is a fashion/textiles designer with a penchant for pastel and collage - resulting in dreamy collections of clothing and accessories to make your heart flutter.

Lady Wurlitzer
Made In The Shade gal, Carrie Maclennan brings the handmade soap show to this season's event. Violet, rose and pomegranate feature highly. Yum yum.

Lady Luck Rules OK
Leona Baker aka owner of trendsetting London based jewellery label, LLROK is ditching Brick Lane in favour of The Lighthouse this month! We are HONOURED!

Madness of Many
Hankering after some guilt-free taxidermy? A family of fabric owls? Or a squishy robot man? Kimberly Diamond, owner of Madness of Many, will satisfy your every desire.

Pammie Annie Mackay
Pammie brings her beautiful collection of belts, purses, clutch bags and roomy shoppers to Made In The Shade. Pammie's attention to detail is super impressive!

We Are The Robots
Visit the home of the pixelated pendant! We Are The Robots produce a fabulous collection of fun, quirky jewellery handmade from treasure and found objects.

Off With Her Head
Burlesque and rockabilly style millinery for the goddess in you! Queeny will select the perfect piece of handmade headwear just for you.

Baker, maker and designer Michelle Aaron offers a range of colourful edibles, gifts and clothing for adults and children. Indulgence? Devour a Covetables cake!

Aerie Faeire
Where else might you find a handstitched tea cosy sitting alongside a handpainted fairy door? These talented ladies bring cute gifts and homewares to Made In The Shade this season!

The Dandelion Project
Edinburgh based design house, The Dandelion Project showcase their fabulous collection of art, printed stationery and unusual knitted accessories. Turn every sweater into a Fair Isle with a handknitted Dandelion Project collar! Don't mind if I do!

The Cake Goddess
Made In The Shade favourite, Laura Macdonald returns to fill our tummy with chocolate goodies, sugary sweet treats and a range of cute cakes. Yum yum.

YHF Photo
Photographer Garry Maclennan produces photographic work based around street art, sneakers, robots and tiny little people. He'll be bringing prints, stationery and quirky gifts to Made In The Shade this month.

Wooden Tree
Designer and collector Kirsty Anderson creates work with a fantastical, yet old-time feel. Reclaimed fabrics and vintage objects are upcycled and given new life. Find the perfect gift here!

Syrah Jay
Syrah Jay makes beautiful, functional, wearable textiles: jewellery, bags, hats - you name it. Syrah also accepts commissions.

Global Guru
Global Guru, aka textile designer Morag Macpherson takes inspiration from all over the world. her work is eclectic, colourful and highly covetable!

Gillian Hayes Photography
Gillian Hayes is a wonderful photographer. Her collections take nature, vintage lifestyle and found objects as inspiration.

Librarian Barbarian
Designer maker Markie creates new, functional items from cassettes, vinyl and found fabrics. Cassette purse? Record bag? Go for it!

Feel Fuzzy
It's never too late to have a happy childhood. The lovely Debi gives your favourite childhood ephemera new life. Jigsaw piece brooches and magnets, kids' book jotters and reclaimed textile accessories - all wonderfully nostalgic!

Silly Lily
Browse a collection of gorgeous giftware by Sharon Goodwin. Cute yet understated textile pieces make the perfect pressie or the perfect addition to your home!

Bindy Boo
Designer maker, Eva Gustavsson returns to Made In The Shade with her adorable range of handmade, handbound books and journals. A favourite.

Suzanne Smith Design

Made In The Shade gal and jewellery designer, Suzanne combines her own handmade gift collections with a range of beautiful vintage linens and craft kits.

Lilly Wiggler
Lilly Wiggler Couture adds a touch of glamour and spice to Made In The Shade this season with her range of vintage style corsetry, lingerie and accessories.

Love Me Again
Attention vintage lovers! Love Me Again answers all your internal pleas of gorgeous vintage homewares, craft items, ephemera and accessories. 'Tis always worth spending time at Love Me Again. You never know what treasure you might find.

Leah Halliday
Leah offers a perfect mix of handmade gifts and keepsakes with handpicked vintage pieces. From ceramics to art, jewellery to stationery, Leah has an eye for those stand-out objects that demand your love and attention!

Art by Neil Slorance
Neil loves robots. He paints wonderfully engaging pictures of robots going about their daily business. He lives with his friend, Herman. He's a tortoise.

Eyes Wide Open Vintage
The gals behind Glasgow music club fixture, Eyes Wide Open, turn their pretty hands to this little vintage clothing and accessories venture with great success! The ladies never fail to offer an amazing collection of handpicked fashion from the 60s and beyond.

Susie Maroon
A fellow Starter for 6 award winner, design label Susie Maroon make and sell real cosy and nostalgic collections of homewares and fashion pieces. My favourite? The disco lamp.

Little Sister Lucy
Little Sister lucy designs and produces unique handmade jewellery, clothing and accessories. Lucy has a passion for texture, fabric and colour and my word - the gal knows how to make the cutest night wear and under garments!

Jennifer Lemon is a textile artist who produces a variety of work. Whether you are in the market for a large-scale art piece for your home or work place or a unique necklace, Lemonart can meet your requirements. Love maps? Love Lemonart.

Catherine Aitken
Catherine produces a luxurious range of handbags and accessories made from the finest of materials. Catherine specialises in Harris Tweed products. Mmmm... cosy luxury - just in time for Autumn.

Rachael Albert Clothing
Looking for an alternative to 'off the peg' fashion? Rachael Albert Clothing provide customers with a full consulation service. Garments are made with the wearer in mind - not the tailor's dummy! With real flair and a touch of vintage charm, a Rachael Albert piece is a must-have addition to your wardrobe.

Hannah Zakari
We are thrilled to welcome Rachael Lamb, owner of consignment boutique Hannah Zakari, back to Made In The Shade! Fresh from her appearance at the BUST Craftacular, we cannot WAIT to see what indie design treats Rachael will bring :o)

Another BUST Craftacular designer, textile designer Emma Henderson designs and makes ethical - not to mention beautiful - collections of accessories and homewares. My favourite? Hot dog!

Jennifer Nicolson
Jewellery designer and silversmith, Jennifer Nicolson makes her Made In The Shade debut this season. Jennifer will be showcasing her first full collection of jewellery and accessories. Be sure to say hello to her!

1 comment:

  1. How fabulous is that list! Have lots of fun all of you! xx