Skinny Scarves
Reflection Scarves
Scarves and shawls
Fashion Accessories

February 2012
Press coverage about the Scottish Variety Awards featured in the Fife Free Press.

January 2012
Nominated for a Scottish Variety Award in the category of 'Best new Scottish Designer'
To vote and find out more, please follow the link below:

November 2011
'Woven Tableware' Workshop at Unit Twelve, Sat 26th Nov, 10am-4pm.

November 2011
Start of Graduate Textile Artist Placement on the Making Moves/Birmingham City Council Residency at the Soho House Museum.

October 2011
'Experimental Weaving' Workshop at Unit Twelve, Sat 22nd Oct, 10am-4pm.

October 2011
New Autumn stockists include the Heart Gallery, Platform Gallery, Sara Preisler Gallery, the Beetroot Tree and the Lunardi Gallery.  For more information, please visit the stockists page.

September 2011
'Introduction to Weaving' workshop at Unit Twelve, Sat 24th Sept, 10am-4pm.
This experimental workshop explored basic twill, basket and hand manipulated weaves using 4 shaft table looms. 
To find out more and see the pictures, please visit the Lauren Crawford facebook page.

September 2011
Selection of Back to Floats Scarves on display at new retailer in Suffolk, called Smiths Row.  Please see the stockists page for more info and contact details.

August 2011
Exhibited at the 'Born to Play' event on Saturday 13th August at Stafford Cricket Club.

July 2011
New retailer for Summer!  A collection of Lauren Crawford scarves and accessories are available at ZigZags in Shropshire.  ZigZags, 24 St Marys Street, Newport, TF10 7AB
T:  01952 814962

May 2011
Studio opening at Unit Twelve on Saturday 7th May, 4.30-6.30pm.

April 2011
Originally based in Fife, the Lauren Crawford studio is now located at Unit Twelve in Stafford. 
Unit Twelve is a contemporary craft exhibition and workshop space, based in a converted cow shed, in a beautiful rural location.   
Unit Twelve has 5 open plan studios which are home to Jennifer Collier (curator and owner), Jo Hill, Helen Roberts and Abbey Costello.
Unit Twelve, Tixall Heath Farm, Tixall, Stafford, ST18 0XX

More information about Unit Twelve and its makers can be found at:

April 2011
Unite Exhibition.  A showcase of 38 makers who unite, inspire and champion Scottish Craft.  The exhibition takes place at the Collins Gallery in Glasgow and runs from the 16th April-7th May.

March 2011
Press coverage about the Jolomo Arts and Crafts Awards can be found on the PSYBT website.  To find out more information, please visit the following link:

Another article can also be found on the all media Scotland website:

March 2011
Lauren Crawford wins PSYBT Jolomo Arts and Crafts Award.
Having made it to the finals as one of seven short listed businesses, it was an honour to receive the 2nd prize of £1500!  The awards were held in the Kranenburg Fine Art Gallery in Oban on Thursday 17th March.  First prize went to Judith Clark and third to Genna Delaney.

February 2011
Selected as one of 28 designers exhibiting at Unite, an exhibition in partnership with craftscotland and the Collins Gallery in Glasgow from 16th April-7th May.  The exhibition will have a private view on the 15th April.  Please visit the craftscotland and Collins Gallery websites to find out more information:

February 2011
First round of new stockists for 2011 include DK Owen, Kirkcaldy, Maida Veil, Peebles, Neo Design, Dundee and Sixpenny Blue in Symington.  Please see the stockists page for further details.

December 2010
Featured in the Courier and All Media Scotland.  Articles outlined Laurens recent success as a finalist for the PSYBT Jolomo Arts & Crafts Awards 2010.  To view the articles, please click on the links below.

December 2010
Selected by craftscotland to exhibit a selection of hand woven scarves and corsages for the pop-up shop to be held at Letham Nights at Letham Village Hall in Fife.  Letham Nights aims to bring high quality music to Letham and provide a stage for local talent.  The pop-up shop will take place on the evening of Saturday 18th December. 
To find out more, please visit www.letham.org.uk

November 2010
New stockists include Brazen Studios, Glasgow, The Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow, The Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Fibre and Clay, Knutsford and the Maissonette, Glasgow. 

November 2010
Selected by Craftscotland to exhibit works at the pop-up shop to be held at Letham Nights at Letham Village Hall in Fife.  The event will take place on the evening of Saturday 6th November.  Hand woven pieces for sale include my new range of luxurious corsages and skinny scarves.

November 2010
Short listed for the PSYBT Jolomo Arts & Crafts Awards 2010.  Seven PSYBT businesses have been selected to attend the finals taking place on Thursday 9th December at the Kranenburg Fine Art gallery in Oban.
Please visit www.psybt.org.uk to find out more.

September 2010
Maker of the Month at Concrete Wardrobe, in Edinburgh.  Throughout September, the new luxurious collection of hand woven scarves and corsages were exhibited. 

May 2010
Exhibiting at the Balgeddie House Hotel Wedding Fair on Sunday 9th May, 12-4pm.

March 2010
Winner of Craft Artist Award: Fife

January 2010
Exhibiting at the Shop within the Show at Designer Crafts.  Designer Crafts is held in the Mall Galleries and is open from the 9th-17th January.

November 2009
Presentation and talk to the Peebles branch of the Embroiderers Guild.

March-July 2009

After completing the Starter for 6 training programme, Lauren Received funding from NESTA, The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts.

January 2009

Exhibiting at Designer Crafts, 2009 at the Mall Galleries, London in January.


October 2008

Placement at Salt, London.  A contemporary design practice creating hand woven fabrics for window treatments and interiors.

July 2008

Exhibiting at One year On at New Designers.  One year On is held in the Gallery Atrium of the Business Design Centre and is open from the 3rd-6th July.


April 2008

Selected by Creative Fife to exhibit at the British Craft Trade Fair in Harrogate, from the 6th to the 8th April.


February 2008

Work experience with Andy Ross at ASF Shetland.  My placement included presenting a introductory weaving workshop at the Centre for Creative Industries, Yell, Shetland Islands.

December 2007

Winner of the Small Grants for Makers Scheme.


December 2007

2007 Product range launched at the Christmas show in the Compass Gallery, Glasgow.


September 2007

Appointed the Designer in Residence position at Duncan of Jordanstone, College of Art and Design, Dundee.


August 2007

Exhibited at DIRECTION

International Textile Design Show,Penn Plaza Pavilion     

New York


"DIRECTION is where fashion begins!"


August 2007

Asked to display works at Aberdour Arts Festival.  Received sponsorship from Hearts Desire.

Hearts Desire,  




Tel:  +44 (0)1383 860124

"10 days of celebreations with arts, crafts, song, dance, puppetry, sports and so much more."


July 2007

Exhibited at New Designers

New Designers

Business Design Centre



“New Designers 2007 will take place at the Business Design Centre in Islington, helping thousands of graduates to launch their design careers.”


June 2007

Exhibited work and held a textile workshop for pupils and puplic members.  Also asked to talk about my work during the festival events.

Balwearie High School




May 2007

My degree show

Duncan of Jordanstone,

College of Art and Design,