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Best of the Best exhibition

The ‘Best of the Best’ exhibition at The Proud Archivist features prints by eight wonderful Folksy printmakers, illustrators and photographers…

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Shop Talk: Claire Gent

Last year jeweller Claire Gent was the best-selling maker on Folksy by revenue. So what’s the secret to her success? We caught up with…

Meet our Makers

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Meet the Maker: Dickens ink.

Ilka Dickens is an Australian living in London, and the woman behind graphic design company Dickens ink. Her designs are characterised by sharp graphics, humour and strong typography, often with a 1920s feel…

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Meet the Maker: Jimbobart

Jimbobart illustrations and ceramics are instantly recognisable, but how did it all start and is it true that his fascination with bears stems from a childhood pet? We talked to Jimbobart creator James Ward to find out…

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Meet the Maker: Liz Whiteside

Last year while recovering from a major operation artist Liz Whiteside taught herself to sew on the beloved 1966 sewing machine she had inherited from her mother. Her latest collection is a range of cushions that combine her artwork with complementary Harris Tweeds…