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?
We’re really pleased to introduce the new Shop Announcement feature! This feature is great for letting customers know about any promotions, last order dates for Christmas or shop news. Here’s how to use it…
We talk to designer Sally Nencini about her knitted blankets, cushions and toys inspired by vintage Galt games, children’s books and Clothkits.
A selection of beautiful copper and turquoise finds selected by artist Judith Logan
The full programme of craft workshop and business development sessions taking place on 26-27 November in Sheffield as part of the Weekend of the Maker
Introducing the monthly planner by The Design Trust for creative businesses who want to succeed in 2017. NOW available to pre-order on Kickstarter.
We talk to Snapdragon Designs, who create acrylic triptych jewellery that tells a story and cards based on iconic city skylines.
Once upon a Time By Big Bird Little Bird The theme I’ve chosen is ‘Once upon a time…’ and it’s anything to do with…
We ran a competition to design the official Folksy tote bags and stickers – and now we can finally reveal the winning designs. Pre-order yours now!
Is blogging worth it? We think the answer is definitely… YES! The research, the writing, the feedback, the photography, when all bought together your blog…
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