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?
Kate Rowe started embroidering her own mid-century textiles by hand so she could look after her severely autistic son, while also giving herself a sense of creative fulfilment and purpose.
Looking for craft fair inspiration for those times when you only have a small table? See our ideas for creating a brilliant display in a small space
Meet Sarah Young – an extraordinarily talented painter, illustrator, printmaker, designer, maker and originator of a travelling puppet theatre!
Desensitised to zombies, Fiona T has chosen her favourite things to fear in this special creepy-season #folksyfriday – some of them seemingly innocuous, these cool, cute & beautiful handmade decorative pieces will give you a shudder and a smile all year round!
We’ve launched a brand new and improved ‘About’ section for your Folksy shop. Here we tell you a bit more about the feature and how to use it.
We recently shared a post about a fantastic new journal and wall planner to help you streamline your craft business and make 2017 your…
Emily Quinton teaches makers how to grow their business using photography and social media. She tells us her story and introduces the special workshop she’ll be running at the Weekend of the Maker
Lee Jenkins from L J Bird Carving creates beautiful carved wooden birds that are stocked by the National Trust. Lee tells us more in our interview
Nikomi chooses her favourite Handmade Halloween Treats for a fun-filled Halloween on Folksy
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