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Putting ourselves about a bit

The Guardian mentioned Folksy in their “What Not To Miss in 2009” article (in the Freecycle bit) along with Etsy as Craft Superstores. Not…

In from the cold…

Had to share this with you. We’ve been collating lots of ideas for designs to share with you properly after being inspired by this…

New Broom

Happy New Year! We’ve been lying a bit lower than usual in the last week and we hope you have too. As a way…

Happy Christmas

Thank you to all of you for making the first 6 months of Folksy so enjoyable and successful. May the next 6mths bring you…

Matt Munro #1

Cripes, I thought this digital music malarky was going to throw up hip and cool sounds but here we are, a rather retrograde step…

Making the News ~ Competition

News is communicated in lots of different ways. Through images, which often become iconic (think of Margaret Thatcher waving out of the window at…

Angels winner…

Hey, so we have a winner to the Angels competition. You’ve probably counted them all and know this anyway, but in reverse order (from…

Vote for t’angels

So, the We Make Christmas Folksy Angels competition deadline is over and we now need your vote! You probably won’t remember but we put…

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