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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…

Make(s) Up!

Hey, so Makes have launched! Thank you to all the testers for their feedback and for creating their Makes. Go have a play! We’ve…

Devon Sproule #1

So, we have our first ever Folksy Top 10: So I checked the “unique to this group” box which gives you stuff about the…

Makey Make Time!

So, we’re testing Makes this week with a bunch of people who came forward – thank you *so* much you lot. By the end…

November Featured Sellers

So here we have the latest round of Featured Sellers. We’ve gone for more of a wintry theme with the odd stocking filler bit…

The Slate

image by: recursion_see_recursion Hello. We’ve been really busy with developing Folksy and improving it and we know there’s still lot’s to do. You feedback…

Craft Kids

Some people who do research contacted us the other day about work they’ve been doing around Craft Kids. They’ve identified a ‘tribe’ of younger…

Meet our Makers

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Good News from Bad – meet the maker using craft as therapy

For Bibi from Good News From Bad, craft is a form of therapy. When everyday activities are a struggle, making something with her hands helps distract and soothe. She tells us how, by spinning yarn from old newspapers, she is able to turn bad news stories into something good.