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Feasting and fixing

*Love* this breakfast brooch from Pippin. A good antidote to summer salads. The site is filling up – there’s a feast of ‘stuff’ –…

Curating

Vicky has started a “best of” Folksy blog showcasing what she likes on the site. I love this kind of curation, taking things and…

The Weekender

Well, Lovebox was fun. It’s fair to say that the vibe wasn’t really well suited to ‘making’ and was definitely more ‘taking’ [drink, music,…

Tickety

Oh, and we have a free weekend ticket [£65] to give away to a Folksy registered user who has listed items for sale. First…

London, Lovebox and Light Rain

via slushpup It’s festival season and we’re running workshops / ‘makes’ in a big tent at Lovebox this weekend in Victoria Park, London. Apparently…

Week 1

So, we found hay. Malcolm is not needed. In fact we came up with an inspired solution – instead of getting the farm to…

Make Hay

We’re struggling to get straw bales for sitting at the workshop we’re doing at Lovebox. A chap called Malcolm may be driving down in…

t’posh frocks on

We’re in Islington again tomorrow at the New Designers gig, chatting to graduates and talking about Folksy and of course wrapping truants on the…

Getting there…

We’re getting some great feedback from the early testers, thank you! Many of you came from the New Designers event we went to yesterday….

Meet our Makers

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Meet Wilful North – maker of luxury silk scarves and homewares

For designer Holly Picthall, childhood adventures in making led on to a degree in textiles, a full-time job as a sock designer and her own creative business Wilful North making luxury silk scarves, accessories and homeware. Holly talks to fellow colour lover, jeweller Clare Lloyd about her designs and her aversion to beige.