Arts and Crafts

In this section we showcase some of the amazing range of arts and crafts produced in the Kilmadock area.  You can find items by some of these crafters for sale in the Doune Information and Heritage Centre at The Cross, and we encourage you to go there for a browse.

Click on the highlighted business names to see more about them.  Click pictures to see enlargements and others by the crafter .

If you are an Artist or Crafter living or working locally, and you would like to apply for a free entry on this page, email your details to

Nic Does Felt

Nicola Meikle makes hand-cut and sewn felt decorations for all occasions. Each is made to order with care and attention to detail – from a simple key ring to a more elaborate wall hanging piece.
Prices range from £6.

Ceardach Designs   Carol Russell makes a variety of stained glass items, hand crafted leather journals and fishing fly earrings.  Some of Carol’s products are available from the Information Centre in Doune.

Stephanie McKenzie Art   Stephanie lives in Argaty and says, “My art is inspired by what I see from my home, the beautiful scenery, the magical colours that Scotland is so rife with, especially the richness and depth of the changing colours of the seasons in the Scottish countryside.  The outdoors, nature, animals, especially equestrian, I am inspired by and because of this, I am passionate to do commissions in these subjects.”

Stephanie sells original paintings mounted & framed, signed prints and cards.

Justine Bainbridge is an artist working in glass, textiles and watercolour.  She lives in Doune and says she is inspired by the colours and textures of Scotland and by her family roots in Orkney & Shetland.

Rachel Davies Mosaics from Dunblane uses natural materials such as slate, stone and glass to make beautiful mosaics.  She loves inspiring others to get creative and she enjoys teaching regular workshops from her home studio.

Gwen Dean – Textile Artist

Gwen, who lives in Dunblane, creates felt paintings inspired by nature.  In particular, she likes to use images depicting the UK’s breath-taking scenery and incredible wildlife.

She accepts commissions for pet portraits and landscape paintings.

She also offers a number of different workshops including an introduction to needle felted painting, felted soap making and wet felting workshops.  She runs these remotely via zoom, and in person from Dunblane.  She is also happy to discuss travelling for private parties or group workshops.

Contemporary and tactile hand blown & sand cast glass made by Swedish glass artist Elin Isaksson. All her pieces are designed and made in her new permanent glass blowing studio in Dunblane, Scotland. She specializes in unique glass gifts, custom lighting and bespoke glass sculpture for interior and garden.

Pottery maker Alistair (Aly) Dickson is based at Lanrick Estate, north of Doune.

He says he is “Learning to be a lover of ceramics, clay, glazes, sweet peas, roses, trees, rivers, salmon, ospreys, sandpipers, grandchildren, red wine and women.”

Aly can be contacted on  07778 160 382  or at  Instagram Page – alyatlanrick