What's on in October

Article by Alexandra Fiddes | 28 Sep 2009

The Glasgow Craft Mafia will be taking a road trip, setting up their market in the Inver Cottage Restaurant, a restored croft situated on the postcard perfect shores of Lachlan Bay, Loch Fyne. GCM’s unusual take on traditional crafts including jewellery, clothing, stationary and homewares, will be showcased alongside the cooking skills of the chefs at Inver Cottage. GCM members such as Miso Funky, Girl Industries, Asking For Trouble, Little Crowns, Rachael Albert Designs and Rosie's Retro Styling will all be showing work at this event.

Glasgow Craft Mafia will also be appearing at their usual Sunday afternoon slot for the relaxed and informal market Handmade Haven where the designers vary each month. October's market will be held on the 25th from 1pm-6pm in Mono, King's Court, Glasgow.

Also in Glasgow, Che Camille celebrate the iconic brand Harris Tweed at their Argyll Chambers showroom and workshop. In-house designers will be asked to experiment and incorporate the renowned fabric into their own work. Confirmed participating designers are Judy Clark, JRC Couture and William Chambers Millinery. Harris Tweed will also launch their new luxury leather and tweed bag in store.


GCM Inver Cottage event, Inver Cottage, Strathlachlan, Argyll. Saturday 17th October. www.invercottage.co.uk www.glasgowcraftmafia.com www.t-boo.com www.misofunky.com GCM Handmade Haven, Mono, Kings Court, Glasgow. Sunday 25th October.1pm-6pm. www.monocafebar.com Che Camille Harris Tweed Month, Che Camille,Floor 6, Argyll Chambers, 34 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. 1st-31st October. www.checamille.com