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International Sales and The Slate

image by: normanbleventhalmapcenter via via the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library So, we’re in the second half of February…

Taking a sideways view

We love seeing things on Folksy that take a sideways look at the world. This one today that made us laugh: Death by Chocolate,…

Makers and Hackers

image by:bekathwia We’ve long been fans of the sort of stuff that you see in Make and Craft, the stuff that’s a bit whacky,…

Charideee

Pennydog and Crafteroo (the fabulous craft forum) have created a shop in support of Comic Relief. The items have all been created by people…

February’s Featured Sellers

Thanks to Nicola for choosing February’s Featured Sellers. Take a look at her blog post to see why she decided to choose the shops,…

Pouchy

We picked Pouch from the hat (or in this case, the bin) to choose the sellers for February. We asked Pouch to provide us…

News winner

So, this proved to be a bit more difficult to assess than I thought as we had a lot of ‘dubious’ comments. Having checked…

Vote for the news…

We had thirteen entries for the craft as news competition. We’ve enjoyed going through them and seeing what news story inspired the pieces –…

News Deadline…

image by: tenioman The News competition closes on the 9th – this Friday! Since the competition was launched on the 8th of Dec we’ve…

Meet our Makers

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Meet the Maker – Fused Glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass

As a child, fused glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass was spellbound by the colours cast on the floor as sunlight streamed through stained glass windows. Years later, she is still just as captivated by the quality and luminescence of glass. Ceramicist Kath Cooper interviews Sally to learn more about her craft, her inspirations and her fused glass techniques…

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Meet the Maker – Kath Cooper Ceramics

Kath Cooper has been working with clay for nearly 30 years and over that time her miniature clay houses and little birds have worked their way into many a heart. Helen from Paper Bea Company interviews Kath to discover more about her ceramics, her inspiration and her scraffito technique