Category: Meet The Maker


Shop Small This Christmas

I was going to make all my own gifts this Christmas, but with everything that has happened in 2020, shopping from small businesses is even more important than normal to help them survive the toughest year. So, I have chosen a mix of beautiful handmade gifts from small makers, some things from my collection and […]

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julie wild sage

Julie Ward – Wild Sage

I met Julie before I started These Two Hands at a market and bought a jar of her amazing Argan Balm and that was that. She has been a big part of my collection since I launched 2 years ago and I’ve gradually stocked more and more of her amazing smelling and beautifully natural soaps, […]

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Stevie Leigh Smith

Stevie Leigh-Smith

Stevie-Leigh, aka Botanical Boheme, is the newest maker to join the These Two Hands collection and I’m so excited to stock her beautiful jewellery! I discovered her through Instagram and I love her unique botanical imprint jewellery! I asked her to make up some fern imprint earrings to add to my autumn collection and they […]

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Liz Vidal making shot

Liz Vidal

I met Liz at a local Christmas market we were both trading at and fell in love with her beautiful tactile ceramics and her unique green glazes. She’s one of the loveliest people I’ve met too – warm, kind and down to earth. Her travel coffee cups have been very popular as part of my […]

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Julie close up making

Julie Reilly

When I discovered Julie’s beautiful botanical imprint ceramics on Instagram, I got in touch with her straight away to see if she would make a meadow grass and cow parsley collection for me for my autumn range and she said yes. I love the detail in Julie’s work and her ethos and I am so […]

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helen round printing

Helen Round

Helen was one of the first makers I asked to join my collection. When I came across her lovely garden print design on Instagram, I got in touch straight away to find out more about her and her beautiful linen designs are now some of the bestsellers in my collection. She recently launched a new […]

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sophie parker betony & sage

Sophie Parker – Betony & Sage

Another new maker to join the collection this year is Sophie of Betony & Sage. I fell in love with her candles and her ethos when I found her on Instagram. With names like Wilderness and Restore and her focus on the most eco-friendly materials possible, as well as the extra personal touch of homegrown […]

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Sophie Bresnahan Loop Loop Crafts

Sophie Bresnahan – Loop Loop

It has been way too long since I did a Meet The Maker blog interview and there are so many great new makers in the collection! I was very excited when I came across Sophie Bresnahan, creator of Loop Loop, through one of my ceramicists. Sophie makes beautiful plantable wildflower seed cards and they are […]

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Ruth Thorp

I can’t remember how I came across Ruth Thorp now (I think it may have been via Twitter), but it feels like she is an old friend!  Ruth hand illustrates and digitally prints beautiful cards and art prints in a series of collections – Wilderness, Journey, Winter Trees, Winter Garden and many more. Her prints […]

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hannah nunn

Hannah Nunn

I found Hannah and her beautiful nature-inspired, paper cut lamps through Instagram and I was so excited, I emailed her straight away to ask if I could stock some as part of my new collection. I chose my favourite three seedhead designs – dandelion, cow parsley and allium – but I love all her designs! […]

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