Monday, 26 July 2010

Leytonstone Arts Trail 2010......

It was another great turn out as the E17 Designers hosted another market as part of the Leytonstone Arts Trail. It was a lovely day and many people were meandering through Leytonstone checking out all of the art and design events on show, stopping off en route through the library to support and pick up a few great handmade pieces.

Here's a few pics when it was a little quiet to show you all of the great items on sale.

Friday, 23 July 2010

Plans for the week end?

Still wondering what to do this week end then head over to Leytonstone for the Leytonstone Festival and Arts Trail. The E17 Designers will be in Leytonstone Library on Saturday bringing you their latest hand made creations, you can see some of their great handiwork on previous posts. So head on over from 2-6pm where the usual £1 gives you entry and a free tipple of your choice.

The E17 Designers are also featured in the Guardian in their out and about section.
Click here for more details

Also on this week end is the grand opening of other fellow E17 designers new venture the E17 Art House, also hosting a wide range of activities. Taking place on Saturday and Sunday with fun activities for the kids, you can fit both events into your week end.

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

E17 Designer Fused and Fired....

Sarie Miell from Fused and Fired has been busy working on her new collection of men's jewellery to add to her great collection. She'll be appearing at the Leytonstone Arts Trail on Saturday at the Leytonstone Library along with the other E17 Designers so make sure to pay her stall a visit and feast your eyes on the array of goodies she has out on display.

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

E17 Designer Helter Skelter Kids......

Helter Skelter Kids create children's wear for special occasions.

An eclectic design mix, where vintage meets modern. Created, styled, handmade and brought to you by a design collective based in East London.

Their designs are based on patterns that their mothers made for them in the 1970s.
Beautiful, practical, easy to wear, wash and iron.

Commissions and individual order service available, just contact

They are currently producing a range of charming reversible apron dresses and bloomers in vintage style prints, matched with bright complimentary plain colours.
These are reversible, providing two adorable outfits and great in case of minor accidents, just flip them over.

Their 'Boys too!' range includes a wrap over karate top, made in vintage style prints. Also, Karate trousers when rolled up become shorts. Easy practical wear for babies and toddlers always on the move.

You can see more about them on their blog:

Or visit their facebook page:!/group.php?gid=107215605991325&ref=ts

Monday, 19 July 2010

E17 Designer Faith Tavender....

Has been working on a great new collection called 'Orbital'.

You can see more of her lovely creations on her website and the Orbit Collection will be available at the E17 Designers Art Trail, in September.

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Sunday, 11 July 2010

E17 Designers summer events....

Some dates for your diaries for upcoming E17 Designers Markets.

The art trails are great events and a brilliant opportunity to see local artists work displayed around the neightbourhood. Make sure to pick up a trail guide for the events and see as much as you can.

Tuesday, 6 July 2010

LECTURE: The Art of Calligraphy

Just to let you know about an exciting lecture taking place at the William Morris Gallery.
They often have great things going on so make sure to check out their site for more events.

Wednesday 7 July, 7pm
William Morris Gallery

Master calligrapher Paul Antonio lectures on Morris’ achievements in calligraphy, and reflects on his relevance to contemporary artists. Antonio is one of maybe 50 full time professional scribes in the country. He runs a thriving studio in Clapham and has lectured at the British Museum, V&A and others. Paul recently featured in the Guardian's excellent 'Disappearing acts' series:

Tickets £5, available from the Gallery on 020 8496 4390 or