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?
Have you seen your organic reach on Facebook drop? Here are seven ways to improve your reach on Facebook and get your posts seen by more people…
What do you get someone passionate about craft and making? Here’s our list of the best books for makers and a wish list of gift ideas for designers
We talk to jewellery Caroline Frodsham from Pods and Plunder about her beautiful seed pod jewellery handmade in copper and silver in West Wales.
We talk to Sara Tasker, aka Me and Orla or to use her proper name ‘Instagram Queen’, who learned how to make a living from Instagram and now teaches others
Be part of our campaign to Celebrate Handmade starting on Black Friday. Read what it’s all about and how YOU can join in… #celebrate_handmade
We interview Rebecca Clarke, the jeweller behind Nook of the North, who creates embroidered jewellery inspired by mid-century design
We recently introduced clickable tags and tag pages. Here we explain how they work, how they can help you get seen, and suggest ways you can use them.
Silvana from Jewellery from Silvana chooses her favourite hand-crafted sheep on Folksy and wonders if she is starting a trend…
We talk to Marna Lunt, world-renowned embroidery artist, star of BBC show MAKE: Craft Britain, Craftsy teacher￼ and now Weekend of the Maker tutor
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