Heather Ritchie’s rag rugs bring the world to Swaledale

Heather Ritchie, Swaledale rag rug maker

Years ago, when Heather Ritchie moved to Swaledale, neighbours taught her to make  traditional, thrifty, rag rugs.  Heather was inspired to ‘paint’ with coloured rags, and her rugs became pictures. Continue Reading →

Christmas crafts with ArtisON

Tutor Josie Besant with Christmas Angel

Christmas preparations There is much joy to be had in the anticipation of Christmas – a joy captured by children as they make their Christmas preparations.  For Dalesman Magazine  this Continue Reading →