Have you ever had terrible sales at a craft fair – or no sales at all? Learn how to diagnose what went wrong and make the most of your next market.
Professional product photographer Lucy Ridges shares her smartphone photography tips so you can learn how to take great product shots on your phone. Transform your product photos and Instagram feed with her simple step-by-step tips.
How do you know if an email from a buyer is genuine or a scam? Read our tips on how to spot a scam email and what to do if you accidentally open one, click a link or reply to a malicious message.
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
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
We meet Carole Fenwick from MaggieMagoo Designs – designer of bold and bright prints with a mid-century Scandinavian influence and maker of beautiful contemporary embroideries and modern hoop art.
Meet Sheffield-based printmaker and designer Benjamin Partridge from The Owlery, who creates wildlife-inspired products, textiles and prints from his studio in Yorkshire Artspace.
Meet studio jeweller Amy from Foxes and Fables, who makes whimsical jewellery that captures the beauty of the Welsh landscape and combines it with everyday stories and the glamour of the past.