April 20, 2021 3 min read

FAIRE - For Crafters and Makers
New High Quality Quarterly Magazine

First issue now available


What is FAIRE?

FAIRE is a new and stunning collectable quarterly magazine celebrating creativity. Offering a unique mix of creative homes and studios, exploring places and process. Every issue will have 12-14 considered stories featuring the best of International talent in contemporary craft and handmade. Issue One has 144 pages with only 3 ads (custom designed to be non-jarring) in every issue.

What's is Issue One



In French, they call it a 'fil conducteur' – the invisible electrically-charged current that connects people and their personal journeys.

In Issue One of FAIRE we share 12 in-depth stories (10+ pages per feature) of creatives from across the globe encompassing the U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Ireland, England, Germany, Sweden, Wales, France and Italy. These are stories of new beginnings; healing through creativity and nature, and creating good and beauty out of the darkest of times.

Complementing these lead features, we also have a story about new talent and another about the best kept secret sources for vintage & antique textiles at the Paris Flea market.


  •  Trish Anderson is a Georgia-based fibre, textile and tufting artist who creates large scale joyful works of art from yarn.
  •  Christine Alcalay was raised in the garment district of NYC as a child and is now a fashion designer and runs a much-loved fashion house.
  •  Gillian Bell is a Brisbane-based artisanal baker who travels the world creating cakes for important life celebrations.
  •  Jon Cha is a multi-faceted French artist and hat maker who creates one-of-a-kind Western hats inspired by the cowboys of the Camargue. 
  •  Fiona Cribben was an Irish artist and writer who created ‘Lifewreaths’ from found objects to honour both life and death, documenting her life with stage 4 breast cancer with staggeringly powerful words about life, love and healing through creativity. 'Love Life', a beautiful book of Fiona's writing and artworks was published in 2020 to much acclaim.
  •  Katharina Herold is a half-German, half-Scottish art collector, curator, consultant and gallery-owner based in Hamburg.
  •  Lucy Hunter aka The Flower Hunter is a photographer, and a floral and garden artist living in North Wales.
  •  Kim Klassen is a photographer, artist and creative mentor living in Canada.  
  •  Lotta Klemming is a Swedish Oyster diver whose new book, Vildplockade Ostron, created in collaboration with photographer Olivia Thordén Rubie has been winning awards since its publication in late 2020. 
  •  Donna Lynch is the founder of Frome-based sustainable fashion and textile design atelier Studio Ashay.
  •  Lydia Rump is a French artist and designer from Nimes who creates with paper, textile and porcelain.
  •  Zaira Zarotti is a Venetian photographer, ceramicist, artist and food lover.

How will FAIRE look & feel?

  • FAIRE is a quarterly magazine

  • 144 pages, printed and distributed by Heftwerk Ltd on FSC certified paper.

  • Our cover is Silk, coated woodfree paper 300 g/m2

  • Our core is Silk, coated woodfree paper 100 g/m2

  • A luxury magazine, dimensions 20cm x 26cm

  • 12 Lead stories about creatives from around the world

  • 2-3 special interest stories in every issue exploring heritage craftsmanship, off the beaten track creative sources and inspirational new talent.

About FelinFach

Our company, FelinFach Natural Textiles is located in the heart of the Preseli area of Pembrokeshire near to Boncath. We design Welsh blankets and the iconic Welsh Tapestry blankets which are traditionally woven at Welsh mills. We also design and make natural hand dyed yarn, cotton, silk and wool scarves and other handmade products. We also offer Welsh tartansSheepskin Rugs, Gift Cards and tools and books for crafters and knitters - Cocoknits, Laine, Amirisu, Faire and Making to name a few!. We are a proud supporter of the Campaign for Wool and Global Welsh.

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