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.
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
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.
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...
Keep your earbuds as snug with this cooler-than-cool case. Made from the softest felt and secured with a zip, anything inside will be well-protected. Don’t worry if you’re new to sewing zips, just follow our step-by-step guide. Make a stack of these for a craft stall and include a few with keyring options, too!
Ecommerce expert, Simon Horton of ShopIntegrator (http://www.shopintegrator.com) gives his advice on what to consider before opening an online craft store.
Each month in Craftseller magazine we ask our blogger of the month to offer an exclusive, copyright-free project to our website visitors! This month it's the turn of Kate Marsden from Madebymrsm.com. Her super simple steps and wonderful use of fabric will have you stitching these coasters up all year round.