Material Monday - Woven Polypropylene

Make Works recently visited Sackmaker in Glasgow; specialists in woven polypropylene. We investigate the properties and possibilities of this material. Read more

Guide to Ceramics - part two

A detailed production guide to ceramic finishing, surface and decoration techniques. Read more

Guide to Printmaking

An overview to the production processes of printmaking. Read more

Guide to Ceramics

An overview production guide to the essentials of working in ceramics. Read more

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

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