In the second post in our Selling to Shops series, Clare Yuille looks at wholesale catalogues. What should your wholesale brochure look like, what information should you include and what kind of photographs and extras do retailers need?
Folksy seller Emily Clark from Larryware has been on Twitter since it started in 2006. Here she shares her tips and tricks for anyone who feels daunted by the size and speed of it all, so you can learn to love it too!
As part of our Selling to Shops series, Clare Yuille from the Indie Retail Academy looks at Buyers’ Packs. What is a buyers’ pack, why do you need one and what should go into it?
One of our highlights of 2016 was the Weekend of the Maker, where we joined forces with Crafty Fox Market and Roco to celebrate what it means to be a maker today. Here’s what happened in pictures…
Glass artist Verity Pulford creates fused glass inspired by the wild flowers, forests, mountains and skies of North Wales. We interview Verity to find out more.
We talk to Justine Nettleton from Art You Wear – a fine artist who creates jewellery inspired by the marks and colours of her paintings and shapes in nature.
We have teamed up with Unique Planners by Pirongs to offer 1 lucky reader the chance to win their very own Life Planner. Personalised and…
We talk to Jan Appleton from Elizabeth Larsen Knitwear about her beautiful knits, life in the Scottish Highlands and her latest collection inspired by the Torridon Hills.
We talk to Claire Woodhead from Hook and Loop about her knit and crochet business, how she has grown it and why selling online works best for her.
Meet Jo Wright from BearPrint Design, a printmaker from Manchester who creates linocut prints, lampshades and tableware inspired by folklore and animals
Win a brilliant bundle of six art and craft books, courtesy of Homemaker Magazine who have just announced the winners of their Art and Craft Book Awards.
Meet Martin and Pam from Trawden Pottery, who create hand-thrown functional pots with crisp clean lines and simple glazes and craftsmanship at their core.
Paper flower artist Helen Wilde from Paper Bea Company is interviewed by illustrator Amanda Hartley from Hofficraft about her gorgeous paper wedding flowers and wild flower gifts for gardeners, inspired by her cottage garden in Derbyshire
Meet Amanda Hartley from Hofficraft, a Welsh illustrator making hand-painted Easter egg decorations, miniature cacti, shrink plastic badges, cards and lots of other goodies from her home studio in Oxfordshire
We talk to textile artist Heidi Meier, who started by making nursery art and now creates original embroidered artworks that capture a moment in time, nature and the changing seasons