select Trail Christmas: weekend 3 & 4 December

Saturday 3 December & Sunday 4 December
11 am – 5 pm
Refreshments served

Nicki Schmiegelow & Tom Knowles Jackson

Whitemoor’, Amberley Stroud GL5 5JG
Opposite the Amberley Inn
Teas coffee & mulled cider/wine will be served

Nicki knits fabric using 100% lambswool which she uses to make scarves, cushions and other items for the home.


Tom makes handmade functional pottery, high fired and with an emphasis on form and natural tones.

image Tom Jackson 7

Gill Hackett

Papier Mache pots

Studio: 29 Acre Street Stroud GL5 1DR

Gill creates vessels that are both decorative and functional. Using materials destined to be discarded her latest work is inspired by gardens and textures in nature observed when walking.


Katerina Gibb
The Upholsteress

Studio 3, Victoria Works Studios, London Road,
Chalford, Stroud GL8 8HN.

Katerina upholsters decorative and fine furniture by hand, using traditional techniques, and materials.



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Dates for 2017 Select Trail: 6th & 7th 13th & 14th May


On the Trail you will be able to see a wide range of crafts and appreciate different approaches to design. Always something new to experience – plus the first hand opportunity of meeting the artist, soaking up the studio and workshop atmosphere as well as enjoying exhibitions curated by the artists.

It is also a wonderful way to buy and own a piece of original handmade work lovingly designed and made.

Look out for the signs to direct you to the studios and exhibitions

Notes for Artists to register

The annual Select Trail / Open Studios event attracts hundreds of visitors and the artists participating report positive feedback and income from sales. The unique high quality brochure is a long term keepsake for future reference and people come from all over the region and UK to visit.

Lots of artists choose to show their work together in a group Open Studio in one location which can attract more visitors. If you would like to do this all the participating artists will still need to register as an individuals and each pay the Trail fee. Each artist will get an double page,4 images and descriptive text with contact details in the printed and online Open Studios directory

Artists can register for trail 2017 here - closing date 20th December.


View the 2016 select trail brochure for details on artists appearing

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