In this post we explain how Instagram Challenges work, how and why you should be joining in, and share some of our favourite hashtag challenges.
How to reach the market for wedding thank you gifts In this post we look at ways you can tweak your products to appeal…
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.
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!
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!
Meet Julie Saggerson from Julie Love Little Works of Art, who makes wooden birds and houses, many of them personalised commissions and housewarming gifts.
Meet potter Susan Frankel of Caractacus Pots, maker of functional studio pottery with a country chic style.
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…