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Shop Talk: Sarah Cryer

Bead enthusiast Sarah Cryer makes beautiful beadwork jewellery, but by her own admission she is slightly publicity-shy. We talked to her about the story behind her…

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Meet the Maker: Sarah Cryer

One of the first things that strikes you about Sarah Cryer’s work is the skill and patience involved in her pieces. Her jewellery can take hours to make - or…

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Shop Talk: Emma Higgins

Emma Higgins has learned a lot about selling online since she first started her Folksy shop three years ago. We talked to Emma to find out her product photography tips and which channels she uses to promote her work…

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The girl who sewed a Cornershop

Lucy Sparrow has created a playful wonderland of felt groceries in an abandoned shop on a corner of Columbia Road. We talked to Lucy about her labour of love, her deliberately “rough” stitching, and the role craft has to play in art…

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Meet the Maker: Emma Higgins

Printmaker Emma Higgins creates linoprints from her little cottage studio near the sea in south Devon. With such beautiful surroundings, it’s no surprise that she takes much of her subject matter straight from her doorstop, with beaches and boats featuring regularly in her work…

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Shop Talk: There’s Only One Amy Laws

Amy Laws has created her own one-woman label, There’s Only One Amy Laws, designing, printing, pattern-cutting and sewing 1950s-inspired fashion. We talk to her about the business she launched at a London market stall four years ago…

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Meet the Maker: There’s Only One Amy Laws

The living room floor of a Somerset flat may be a far cry from the haute-couture ateliers of Paris, but this is where you will find Amy Laws, designing her own patterns and fabrics, and making exquisite clothes for exceptionally lucky women and children…

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Meet the Maker: Sarah Cryer

One of the first things that strikes you about Sarah Cryer’s work is the skill and patience involved in her pieces. Her jewellery can take hours to make - or…

emma higgins, billet doux, printmaker, lino prints, reduction lino

Meet the Maker: Emma Higgins

Printmaker Emma Higgins creates linoprints from her little cottage studio near the sea in south Devon. With such beautiful surroundings, it’s no surprise that she takes much of her subject matter straight from her doorstop, with beaches and boats featuring regularly in her work…

amy laws

Meet the Maker: There’s Only One Amy Laws

The living room floor of a Somerset flat may be a far cry from the haute-couture ateliers of Paris, but this is where you will find Amy Laws, designing her own patterns and fabrics, and making exquisite clothes for exceptionally lucky women and children…