Blogs

Feb 11
Ooh la la! Valentine’s Day is (nearly) here. Love or hate the annual romance relish, there’s no denying that the love-fest is a great excuse to get your craft on and start making! With the big day just around the corner, we thought we’d share our best bunch of quick and easy blog tutorials for a sure-fire way to spread the love…  Please note, none of these projects have been deemed copyright-free, so are for personal use and inspiration only.
Feb 09
http://www.allbymama.com/vendor/sew-kidding/
We caught up with top Craftseller designer, Tracey Witts, from www.sewkidding.co.uk to ask her about her craftselling journey. Read on to find out how and why she started her business and her tips for success
Feb 05
handmade blue bird felt brooch DIY tutorial
This month we've fallen head over heels for this cuter-than-cute blue bird brooch from Clare Albans from hellohooray.com - it's copyright-free too so you can make it in small batches to sell on your stall! Give it a go today.
Feb 04
Craftseller 47's templates
For all your issue 47 templates including the bluebird brooch from our Blogger of the Month and our Awesome Upcycling covermount projects, just hit the download button below...
Feb 02
Image supplied under Creative Commons license by M Lim taken at Big Design Marke
Ecommerce expert, Simon Horton of ShopIntegrator  gives his tips on how to setup an online shop without spending a bean.
Jan 29
Tips for starting your craft business from All By Mama!
All By Mama is an exciting new marketplace, featuring gorgeous things made by mums working flexibly around family life. Over the next six months we will feature Mama Tips, written by our mums, under a different theme each month. Our Mamas share these tips with heart and passion, they’ve developed their businesses around family life and understand the pressures and delights. Our Mamas span a whole range of crafts.
Jan 28
NEW Simply Sewing Magazine
If you’re as silly for sewing as we are, then you’ll love our brand new sister magazine, Simply Sewing.
Jan 28
Handmade baby book tutorial
We all know elephants never forget – so what a great little motif for a photo album full of memories! Make it now! By Jess Byrne
Jan 28
Handmade toy safety advice – http://oddsandsoxlets.co.uk
As the UK tires of over-branded, plastic produce so, anyone with good crafting skills and a vibrant imagination can whip up their creations and simply sell them, right? Well, no, actually. While this is a good starting point, crafters interested in tapping into this potentially lucrative market need to be aware that toys sold for money in the EU need to meet strict safety standards first.
Jan 10
Make our copyright-free coasters!
Each month we ask our blogger of the month to create a copyright-free project for our readers and online visitors to make for free! This month it's the turn of Kate Williams from Craftsonsea.co.uk a fresh make, perfect to prep up for spring sales! Here's her tutorial in her own words...
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