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Howies Design Week Comp

I like competitions although I don’t win many. Done well they create a sense of excitement and of being part of something. TV luvvies…

Off the grid

There’s an excellent article in American Craft Magazine about the rise of DIY design and craft but one aspect of the article is bugging…

Mafioso

I’m off to the Manchester Craft Mafia do in er, Manchester (Craft and Design Centre) tonight so hope to see one or two of…

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…

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