Thursday, 6 May 2010

Introducing... The Edinburgh Jamboree Vendors!

1. Miso Funky

Handmade gifts and homewares to funkify your life! Our very own subversive stitcher shows off her latest collection of upcycled treats and emo-broidery slogans - bold enough to make you blush!

2. Ding Dong Designs

Mother & daughter duo Josie & Freda offer an ever growing collection of bright and beautiful wearables, accessories and gifts - and, of course the now famous gang of celebrity-style finger puppets!

3. Gillian Kyle

Homegrown superstar Gillian Kyle brings her range of nostalgic Scottish-themed textiles to The Roxy. Check out the all-new Creamola Foam line! It's amazing!

4. Rosita

Indie designer maker Anna Judd makes oh-so-pretty textile items - from cupcake lavender bags to aprons, totes and wide-eyed dollies! This gal is all about beautiful pattern and fabulous prints.

5. Rag & Bone Boutique

Rock'n'roll maker Claire Macleod offers up her fun line of vinyl record clocks and music inspired jewellery, accessories and gifts for the home.

6. The Night Owl

We're becoming increasingly obsessed with Ellen Munro's work! Expect a handmade range of wooden jewels, gingham table cloths, handpainted egg cups, stripey shoppers, frilly showercaps and a whole load more! Swoon!

7. Angharad Jefferson

Angharad's embroidered art, gifts and homeware pieces have been going down a STORM at The Maisonette lately! If you're lucky, she might bring her all-new embroidered ceramics for you. Yes. Embroidered ceramics. Don't miss 'em!

8. 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! We love the supersized Wooden Tree pieces. I'd love a cloud cushion. Or a Miss Foxette. Or a Little Mountain. Or an owlface pin. Or...

9. 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 incorporating luxurious fabrics, leather and wonderful embroidery. My favourite? The disco lamp.

10. The Dropped Stitches

All the way from London Town, we're pleased to welcome a superstar knitting troupe of indie designer makers. In their collective guise as knitting group, The Dropped Stitches, these gals offer a varied selection of handknitted wearables, homewares and gifts. The Dropped Stitches are: Leona Baker (Superette proprietor and formerly of Lady Luck Rules OK), Tanya Robinson (Strikk), Sanna King (Sannapanda), Mary McDermott (We Make/Dainty Pretty Things), Claire Squared (button obsessive and happy crafter) & Kali Anderson (Lush & Lovely).

11. Astrid Weigel

Astrid Weigel designs and makes beautiful handprinted and appliqued gifts for the home. Expect gorgeous table runners, cushions and host of other textile pieces. Astrid's Matryoshka dolls are on the Made in the Shade wishlist!

12. Lost in the Forest

Handmade jewellery, accessories and giftware by Emily Chandler. Love Magnetic Fields? Emily has the perfect handmade treat for you. Be sure to check out Emily's new range of beautiful velvet and lace adorned purses and pouches won't you?

13. Suzy Loves

Bright and quirky jewellery pieces by Suzy Watson - these cheery little wonders will brighten your day, not just your wardrobe!

14. Magic Alice

Crafty maker Jennifer Field offers up her latest range of handmade jewellery and accessory pieces to customers at The Springtime Jamboree :)

15. Stella My Star

With a keen eye for hidden gems and found obejcts, super duper maker Jo Gurney produces an eclectic range of pretty accessories and charm jewellery.

16. t-boo

Home of the ever-popular Scrabble piece charm bracelet, Tracey Burns offers a splendid array of vintage inspired, quirky and fun jewellery.

17. Much Too Fun

Superkitsch jewellery and accessories to have Much Too Fun with! Vintage style charm necklaces, kitschy bracelets AND all new Perspex Scottish slang range, Bonne Bling. Look out too for Much Too Fun's very special, limited edition summertime collection! We LOVE it.

18. Fantoosherie Fancies

A Made in the Shade favourite, Fantoosherie Fancies showcase the latest collection of textile accessories and jewellery incorporating upcycled vintage pieces - all from the fair hand of the lovely Jennifer.

19. Jennifer Nicolson

Jewellery designer and silversmith, Jennifer Nicolson showcases her first complete collection of jewellery and accessories in Edinburgh for the first time. Be sure to say hello to her!

20. Hannah Zakari

Owner of one of the best online indie boutiques IN THE WORLD, Rachael Lamb, sets up real-life shop as a special treat for Edinburgh Made in the Shaders. Expect an array of wonderful work from the most talented indie designers from across the globe! Be sure to ask Rachael about her exciting new venture!

21. Dapple Photography

Gillian Hayes is a wonderful photographer. You may have seen some of her Made in the Shade event photography featured in our press campaign this season? Gillian's collections take nature, vintage lifestyle and found objects as inspiration. Clever gal :)

22. Small Stories

Small Stories is the latest project of hotly tipped Scottish artist Gabrielle Reith. Gabrielle designs and makes a delightful collection of giftware and printed items, including art & illustration pieces, greetings cards, tea towels, jewellery and accessories.

23. Leah Halliday

Leah offers a wonderful mixture 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!

24. We Are The Robots

Visit the home of the pixelated pendant! We Are The Robots' fabulous collection of fun, quirky jewellery and accessories has gone down a treat at Made in the Shade over the last two years. We are thrilled that Kerri is now designing and stitching her very own fashion range now too! Get your peepers around that!

25. Little Sister Lucy

The talented Lucy Balloch designs and produces unique handmade jewellery, accessories and clothing. With a passion for fabric and texture, Lucy works with both print and stitch and has a penchant for embellishment.
We particularly love Lucy's collection of beautiful silk nightwear!

26. bYMi

Designer maker Hannah Snell brings her beautiful silk origami jewellery and accessories to Made in the Shade Eastside!

27. Rachael Albert Boutique

Influenced by the eccentricity of Tokyo street style and vintage culture, fashion design Rachael Albert brings her latest line to Made in the Shade. Rachael designs clothing for a body - not a clothes hanger. Hooray! We particularly love her bloomer-style playsuits and bright, bold, swing dresses!

28. Pinski's... Lil Bubba Things

This talented duo are specialists in in bespoke children's wear and accessories. Handmade with love using contemporary and recycled vintage fabrics, each garment is unique - just like the 'lil guys and dolls that'll be wearing 'em!

29. Paleface

Rejecting mass-produced 'off the peg' fast-fashion, Catherine Barthram (Paleface) offers limited edition, handmade wearables for the discerning fashionista. Paleface makes dresses and tops and jackets and necklaces and all sorts of lovely goodies. We think Paleface is very clever.

30. Funky Frilly

Wheeep! As gals with a penchant for vintage pattern and vintage ceramics, Funky Frilly sets our hearts all a-flutter! Jane, the brains and the hands behind this little upcycling, indie empire makes fabulous fancy cake stands, candle-cups, plate clocks and... and... (Faints).

31. Kitty & Dude

A Made in the Shade favourite, designer ceramicist Cosima Sempill returns to our event with her devilishly covetable selection of quirky, cheeky ceramic pieces. Look out for the all new Hanky Panky/High Jinks range!

32. Lindsay Grime

Did you see Lindsay's Home Sweet Home exhibit in out Tiny Gallery? Did you? This season at Made in the Shade Lindsay showcases a selection of illustrated ceramic earrings, brooches, fancy tiles, plates AND prints and illustrations. Giddy just thinking about it...

33. Lizzy Stewart

Artist & illustrator Lizzy Stewart will be selling a range of screen prints, gocco prints and giclee digital prints as well as greetings cards, notebooks, badges and bags. Wheep!

34. Dazed Dorothy

Designer, maker and leathersmith, Corinne Robinson sure has an eye for detail. Her growing collection of clutch bags and accessories are so beautiful and so detailed, they'll make you drool!
We've seen it happen.

35. Catherine Aitken

Scottish limited edition handbags created from Harris Tweed, Mohair and Tartan - with a twist! Catherine produces creative and innovative accessories that are both elegant and luxurious.

36. Pegeggleg

Magpie shopper bags with surprise treats inside! Sugar skull applique AND a whole host of bright and bold screenprinted textiles are coming your way from designer maker Penny Forbes!

37. Julie Fletcher

Artist illustrator Julie Fletcher brings her upbeat range of cards and board books to Made in the Shade for the first time :)

38. Jolly Good

Helen Macdonald, a veritable star in our midst, was the brain and the hands behind the product voted most innovative by none other than Wayne Hemmingway in the Folksy/Sue Ryder Christmas Upcycle Competition in 2009! Imagine that! We can't wait to peruse Jolly Good's collection of jewellery and accessories. Think upcycling. Think vintage charms and secondhand finds - jolly good, indeed!

39. Clare Nicolson

Made in the Shade gal, Clare sets up shop at the Springtime Jamboree and showcases her range of beautiful digitally printed textiles, vintage fabric gifts and homewares. Look out for Clare's all-new range of gorgeous lavender bags and supersized lavender filled birdies! You might even get a sneaky peek of some of her brand new designs! Wheeep! How exciting?!?! :)