Guide to Leather

An overview of the processes of leather production, material characteristics and how to use leather. Read more

In the Belly of the Beast: my one year manufacturing for Coca Cola

Cat Cochrane gives some insight into working "doon at Schweppes" in East Kilbride. Read more

New Make Works Film: Glencraft Mattresses

The newest film from Make Works comes from furniture makers Glencraft in central Aberdeen. Read more

A Life in Lace

A Life in Lace: Cat Cochrane interviews Margo Graham, about her journey from copier to design director at MYB Textiles. Read more

Factory Friday: Jay Surfboards

Together with GRAS Architecture Studio, Make Works visits Jason Burnett at Jay Surfboards near Dalkeith. Read more

Happy International Women's Day!

Celebrate women in manufacturing with Make Works on this International Women's Day! Read more

Aero Leather - Scottish manufacturer of leather jackets

The Scottish manufacturer of leather jackets, Aero Leather in Galashiels, make classic leather fashion items. Read more

Tips for Manufacturing in Scotland

An overview of twelve tips for manufacturing in Scotland, based on what we learnt on tour. Read more

Factory Friday: Turnberry Rugs

A visit to Turnberry Rugs near Girvan shows how they use a variety of yarns for bespoke rugs handmade to order. Read more

Craft Scotland Conference

Make Works spoke at the Craft Scotland conference in October. Read more

Day 23 | Make Works Residencies 01 | Catching up with Katy West

Katy West and her collaboration with Highland Stoneware investigated what makes the remotely located ceramic manufacturer so successful. Read more

Why Make Work Locally

Fi Scott discusses local manufacturing and the value of making things in Scotland. Read more

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