How to reach the market for wedding thank you gifts In this post we look at ways you can tweak your products to appeal…
Do you follow the #wipsandblooms hashtag run by Katie Robbins of Ceramic Magpie? This month, Folksy is the guest judge and we have prizes on offer!
As part of our ‘Selling to Shops’ series, retailer Clare Yuille from the Indie Retail Academy looks at how NOT to pitch to shops, and shares some examples of real-life emails she has received.
The Folksy Charts 2016 are here! We count down the best-selling shops, most popular items, best social channels and identify trends in how people shopped last year.
We talk to Kate Harvey, the designer and maker behind Gracie Flo Jewellery, who creates handmade jewellery inspired by nature
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
As a child, fused glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass was spellbound by the colours cast on the floor as sunlight streamed through stained glass windows. Years later, she is still just as captivated by the quality and luminescence of glass. Ceramicist Kath Cooper interviews Sally to learn more about her craft, her inspirations and her fused glass techniques…
Kath Cooper has been working with clay for nearly 30 years and over that time her miniature clay houses and little birds have worked their way into many a heart. Helen from Paper Bea Company interviews Kath to discover more about her ceramics, her inspiration and her scraffito technique
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