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Shop Talk: There’s Only One Amy Laws

Amy Laws has created her own one-woman label, There’s Only One Amy Laws, designing, printing, pattern-cutting and sewing 1950s-inspired fashion. We talk to her about the business she launched at a London market stall four years ago…

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Meet the Maker: There’s Only One Amy Laws

The living room floor of a Somerset flat may be a far cry from the haute-couture ateliers of Paris, but this is where you will find Amy Laws, designing her own patterns and fabrics, and making exquisite clothes for exceptionally lucky women and children…

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All you need is love winner

Thanks to everyone who entered our competition to win an über-glam “All You Need Is Love” Cake Topper by FunkyLaser. We put all your entries in our magical number machine, wiggled it about a bit, and pulled out a winner…

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Shop Talk: Mellybee

We talk to Melanie Chadwick about Mellybee, the label she created to sell her stationery and textile products, and learn why packaging is such an important part of her brand…

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My creative business: Angga Kara

When Angga moved to the UK he was 11 and the only word he knew was “bucket”. But then his local youth club introduced him to screen printing and an entirely new future opened up – one that led him to create ethical fashion label Hantu. We talk to Angga about his secrets for making a successful creative business…

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Handmade Holiday Shop

The sun is still shining, so to celebrate we’ve opened a Handmade Holiday Shop, featuring a selection of some of the best beach fashion and seaside accessories from the designers and makers on Folksy.

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Meet the Maker: Jessica Catherine

Miniature versions of things are hard to resist: Lilliputian houses tempt us with their small chimneys while little owls seduce us with their teeny-tiny beaks. We talked to ceramicist Jessica Catherine about making in miniature and her kiln ‘Rhonda’…

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Meet the Maker: Sarah Cryer

One of the first things that strikes you about Sarah Cryer’s work is the skill and patience involved in her pieces. Her jewellery can take hours to make - or…

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Meet the Maker: Emma Higgins

Printmaker Emma Higgins creates linoprints from her little cottage studio near the sea in south Devon. With such beautiful surroundings, it’s no surprise that she takes much of her subject matter straight from her doorstop, with beaches and boats featuring regularly in her work…