THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: Sue Maton

  This week we travel to The Mercerie to meet textile artist, Sue Maton. Since making the move away from being a college lecturer she has tapped in to her own creative energies to produce a stunning collection of crocheted and knitted...

MEET: Kimberley Woodcock

Kimberly Woodcock
Today we are please to meet Kimberley Woodcock who runs The Little Button Co, a fabulous small business based in Yorkshire that designs and creates handmade homewares, including cushions, memo boards, lampshades and mugs. Can you tell us a bit about...

WORKSHOPS: Handmade Horizons Training Webinar - Create Content That Sells

Polly and Claire Handmade Horizons
If you’re not currently writing GREAT content for your online shop, you are almost certainly losing out on visitors and sales. But fear not! Help is at hand…Join Handmade Horizons at 8pm this coming Wednesday for a practical, online training session...

REVIEW: Made By Yourself

Front Cover of the book Made By Yourself
The mere mention of DIY sends me running for the hills, I can cope with giving the odd wall a coat of paint but that is where both my efforts and interests usually end. I give a slightly wide birth to home accessory/DIY books too. I’ve reviewed...

OPPORTUNITIES: Peter Andre's 60 Minute Makeover - Call for Makers

Peter Andre 60 Minute Makeover
Peter Andre’s 60 Minute Makeover is back and ITV are looking for skilled craftsmen and women with unique products to get involved!A specialist craft will be heavily featured in the show and can be anything from textiles and ceramics to...

WORKSHOPS: Diamond Awl Leather Courses

Diamond Awl Leather Courses
Diamond Awl Leather Workshop have launched leather making courses in Woodend Mill Near Saddleworth,  Lancashire.These courses will be based around our own ethos of using traditional hand techniques and the finest leather to make authentic...

MEET: Nicolette Dawn

Boxing hares, finished and painted
Today we are pleased to meet sculptor Nicolette Dawn from the south coast of Dorset. Nicolette uses chicken wire and paint to create quirky, life-sized birds and animals for the home and garden. Please tell us about yourself and how you started...

NEWS: New Free Natural Skincare eBook from Adore Naturals

Go Natural
AdoreNaturals.co.uk is an online shop selling handmade natural and organic skincare made with love in the UK. Based in Pwllheli, North Wales and launched in August last year, Managing Director and founder Tina Skinner started the website to help...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: Becky Moore

This week we visit the workshop of Becky Moore. Hailing from a city with a proud heritage in the textile industry, Becky has stepped away from a career in the Education sector to follow in the footsteps of former family members and make beautiful...

CRAFT FAIR: We Are Handmade Makers at Old Spitalfields Market

If you’re looking for a unique gift for this Mother’s Day you’ll be able to find stylish and original handmade items at Old Spitalfields Market on Saturday 29th March from 11am – 5pm. There will be over 30 makers selling their contemporary and...

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