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Markets and Making

It’s great having an online venue to sell and talk about crafts, like Folksy, but I just love well curated, real, markets where you…

Margo

In missing Origin I stumbled across the outlet and workshop of the textile designer and ‘manufacturer’ Margo Selby, who was ironically at Origin the…

Being Crafty

I specifically avoided Origin, The Craft Council’s annual event this year. The flagship UK Craft event left me feeling a bit cold last time…

Dawg gone…

I’m finding it really interesting how the term ‘Folksy’ has been used recently especially around the current Presedential election campaign in the US. Just…

Christmas Markets

Sally from the Manchester Craft Mafia and a Folksy ‘super-user’, has put out a call for makers at a Christmas Market the Craft Mafia…

New Featured Sellers

Came across Yasuko’s work yesterday on Folksy. Isn’t it beautiful? She has a range of crocheted ‘dolls’ that just ooze personality, they feel like…

Halloween

It’s only 24 days or (as at 10am today) 566 hours until Halloween. What could you build in that time? Let’s see: 70% of…

We have a winner…

So, the lines have closed and the stars have been counted. Down at the Howies store in Carnaby Street, our helpers have been busy…

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