This series is written by Julia Welstead in partnership with the Scottish Islands Passport. The Scottish Islands Passport App can be downloaded from Google Play or Apple’s App Store. A physical copy of the Meet the Makers Travelogue is available in the shop.
We love the Scottish Islands Passports’ Island-Centred Ethos, especially how the app also highlights ways you can contribute to the islands you love.
My mission was to travel from Barra to Lewis interviewing artists, artisans, crafters, producers on behalf of isle20 and the Scottish Islands Passport.
Join me on my journey to meet these incredible Island Makers – from Barra to Lewis and back!
By Julia Welstead Eilidh Carr remembers playing ‘shop’ as a kid, so setting up shop for real in her home …
By Julia Welstead Knitting is a skill often learned from a grandparent, with perhaps more time on their hands than …
The Scottish Islands Passport project works with islanders from Unst to Arran to create beautiful things which celebrate our islands and our islanders and help you explore more!
Explore Scotland’s islands and meet the marvellous artists and makers who call them home with this beautiful travelogue. Designed to introduce you to new islands you might like to explore, the travelogue allows you to collect ‘passport stamps’ for the islands you visit, using a series of brass rubbing plates available on the islands featured.