Carolyn Abbott Textiles's Blog
2017 in review!
90 makers listed on the website, 25 - 30 take part at each event: we popped up in 7 different venues this year! From our first outing of the year in Hoe Street Central Pop Up Shop for a Mother’s Day Special weekend in March, followed by a Spring Market in the Hub, Walthamstow Village, a Summer Market in Mirth on Hoe Street, plus an E17 Designers' Art Trail Showcase in Stow Brothers office throughout June, closely followed by the Walthamstow Garden Party Marquee in Lloyd Park in July. Our Autumn and Winter Markets saw us back in the Village, our annual November night market in the William Morris Gallery, and two dates in December: one in the Village and in Mirth for a super finale to the year!
The Vestry House Museum continues to host a small selection of makers after a pilot scheme in 2016, and you can also still visit the 'shop in a shop' at the Vestry House Museum open Wednesday to this Saturday 23rd December: 10am - 5pm
The Museum hosts local history collections, has superb exhibitions, and in the shop, find ceramics, prints and accessories for sale made by members of E17 Designers, alongside pocket money souvenirs and stocking fillers! 25% of all sales goes to the Museum.