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?
Shop SOS – how to boost sales In this post I’m looking at the reasons why a visitor to your shop doesn’t choose to buy…
Celebrate the launch of new craft site MAKEetc – featuring tutorials, projects, patterns and interviews – with 30% off all CICO books for Folksy sellers
Jess Smith from Silverpasta makes miniature wildlife sculptures in clay, carefully recording their details so each one is as close to nature as possible
Finding the perfect lampshade for your home can be tricky. Here’s a collection of gorgeous handmade lampshades chosen by Vanessa from Copper Dust.
This Christmas we’ve created a special minizine to celebrate all things handmade. Christmas on Folksy features festive tutorials, DIY Christmas decorations, interviews and the prettiest of present ideas.
To celebrate the launch of the Selvedge Advent Festival, we’re giving away a Selvedge Goody Bag, including a gorgeous pair of felt slippers and tickets to the Selvedge Merchants’ and Makers’ Fairs
Meet the Maker: Suzie Lee Knitwear Knitwear designer Suzie Lee learned to knit on her Scottish grandmother’s old knitting machine. She now uses the same…
Yeshen Venema has photographed the work of hundreds of makers and has a passion for small creative businesses. He tells us more in our interview…
The wonderful folks at Awesome Merchandise are giving Folksy sellers the chance to win £1,000 worth of products! Think of all the things you could create!
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