Gifts & Homeware

We have a range of unique items for you and your home. Visit our Etsy shop to see what we currently have to offer online by clicking the link below.
Local orders within Dundee and Angus can be picked up by the customer to avoid paying delivery costs if desired. Please e-mail for a discount code.

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  • Cushion Making Workshops

    Cushion making workshops - Come along to these workshop and be guided through the step by step process of making a cushion(s) of your choice to complement your home decor. You can attend two to four sessions to make a selection of cushions, ranging from piped square or round, simple envelope with buttons to piped box or geometric design cushions, depending on your experience. Previous use of a sewing machine is not essential. You will need to bring the material, cushion pad(s), zips and buttons required for your project. Bring a sewing machine if you have one although we have a few that can be borrowed if required so please ask at time of booking. All other equipment and refreshments provided. Suitable for absolute beginners to more experienced sewers as projects will vary depending on experience.

    Cost £40 for 2 dates - 5 hours tuition, £55 for 3 dates – 7.5 hours tuition, £70 for 4 dates – 10 hours tuition

    Upcoming workshops...

    • Thursday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th September 2017 – all dates 6.30-9 pm, Ferry Potty, 339 Brook Street, Broughty Ferry, DD5 2DS
  • Upcycled Lamp and Wooden Crate Footstool Workshop

    Upcycled lamp and wooden crate footstool workshop - Come along to this workshop and be guided through the process of upcycling a table lamp with chalk paint, making a complementing lampshade and also a footstool upholstered using a wooden crate with fabric of your choice. Bring along a wooden lamp base suitable for a 20 cm shade and 0.50m of a fabric of your choice, all other materials provided. A fabric with a small repeat or abstract pattern works best for this project. Tea and coffee provided. Cost of workshop £65.

    Upcoming workshops...

    • Saturday 16th September 2017, 10am – 4pm, Create@NEST 30 Reform Street, Blairgowrie, PH10 6BD
  • Upcycled Lamp and Painted Lampshade Workshop

    Come along to this workshop and be guided through the process of upcycling a table lamp with chalk paint and painting the material for your lampshade to create a unique effect or your own design. Bring along a lamp base suitable for a 20cm shade and 0.25m of plain linen/cotton fabric, all other materials provided. You will practise painting on folded or tied material prior to making your lampshade. Refreshments provided. Cost of workshop £35, 3 hours tuition

    Upcoming workshops...

    • Thursday 26th October 2017, 6.30 – 9.30pm, Ferry Potty 339 Brook St, Dundee DD5 2DS.

How to book workshops

E-mail Alison at to book a place on a workshop. Full payment is required at time of booking to secure a place.


Lovingly Made By… offers unique, handmade and reloved items for you and your home using natural materials and simple design. Each item is lovingly handmade to make a unique gift or decorative piece for your home. We sell through independent retailers within Dundee and Angus and online through our Etsy shop. By attending local events we also have contact with our customers and get to share, face to face, our passion for creating Lovingly Made By’s products.

In 2016, Alison Knight started Lovingly Made By… from a passion for sewing and creating hand made items. Alison is influenced by her mother’s work as a potter and uses simple ceramic shapes to enhance her products. Some of the ceramic products are made by Alison's mum and sold by Lovingly Made By...

We offer workshops in modern crafts and upcycling for people with creative ideas but limited time to learn new skills. With busy lives it is often hard to complete or even start a creative project and so our workshops allow you to go away with the skills and a finished piece to be proud of. At Lovingly Made By… we firmly believe that being creative, even in a small way, is ‘good for the soul’.


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