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Q&A With Andrea Holden of Skye Weavers - Made in Scotland Series

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We're delighted to welcome Andrea Holden - the co-founder of Skye Weavers - for our latest Made in Scotland interview. Have a read to learn about the complicated process of working with wool, the beauty of Skye and why weaving is such an important part of Scotland's culture. 

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Q&A With Shona Skinner - Made in Scotland Series

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Shona Skinner is an embroiderer and owner of the The Shetland Gallery along with her husband. We asked Shona to tell us about her creative process and inspirations for the latest in our Made in Scotland series.

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Q&A With Emily Hogarth - Made in Scotland

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Emily Hogarth is a Scottish designer and illustrator who is known for her amazing work with papercuts. We asked Emily to be our latest Made in Scotland guest and she gave us a fantastic insight into her creative approach and inspirations.

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Q&A With Ceri White of Ceri White Studios - Made in Scotland Series

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Ceri White is an extremely talented Scottish sculptor who runs her own studio. We spoke to Ceri for the latest in our Made in Scotland series. Read on to find out about the self proclaimed "mud monkey" who does incredible things with clay.

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Q&A With Rustic Simplicity - Made in Scotland Series

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Rustic Simplicity are husband and wife team James and Anita Peggie who create beautifully-crafted furniture, artwork and more ranging from Highland Coos to cupboards and the occasional campervan, all made out of old whisky barrels!

We first heard about Rustic Simplicity through our Q&A with Kirstin and Janette of Allium Queensferry. We were so impressed with the originality of James and Anita's designs, not to mention the obvious skill and dedication evident in their work, that we simply had to include them in our Made in Scotland series! 

Read on to learn about how this inspiring couple followed their creative passions to start their own business, how they combine their design work with their other great passion: exploring beautiful Scotland and....get introduced to the whisky truck! 

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