Blogs

Jul 29
Craftseller magazine issue 40: extra papers
To celebrate the lovely free papers and tags covermount with issue 40 of Craftseller, we're giving you another 20 downloadable papers absolutely free!
Jul 23
Copyright free knitted bow tutorial
Each month we ask our magazine blogger of the month to offer our special online visitors an extra craft project. This month from (Craftseller's September 2014 issue) it's Nicolette Lafonseca-Hargreaves of www.archieandtherug.com fame and her super-cute knitted bow… 
Jul 23
Craftseller magazine issue 40 downloads / templates
For all your issue 40 templates just hit the download button below...
Jul 22
How to deal with customer complaints
We’ve polled crafters, designers and experts on the thorny issues of customer complaints. Take a look at home to deal with them and, better still, avoid complaints altogether… by Steve Wright
Jul 18
Illustration by Sally Denton
We asked a selection of trusted craft sellers what their top tips where when making your own wares to sell - they make great reading if you're starting out...
Jul 18
social media marketing mistakes
Having a strong presence on social media is pretty much central to promoting your craft selling business and making yourself known. However, it’s not if you’re on these media channels but how you use them that’s the important point to remember. Here are five common mistakes to avoid…
Jul 18
The best pinners on Pinterest
Some of the best Pinterest pinners aren’t always the ones with the largest following but the ones with boards rich with imaginative, creative content. Here’s our list of our favourite relatively unknown pinners… 
Jul 15
Craftseller magazine Facebook and Twitter giveaway winners
Did you enter one of our fabulous Twitter or Facebook giveaways? Well, each week we'll put up the current winners of our giveaways so if you've missed the post on Facebook or Twitter, you can visit the site to see if you've been lucky! But be quick, prizes need to be claimed within 28 days.
Jul 11
Free crochet flower tutorials
We often come across projects that would just look amazing with a crochet flower embellishment – be that a baby blanket, cardigan or cute knitted bag. Whatever your crochet flower needs, these great projects courtesy of www.melibondre.com/blog/, will fit the bill perfectly and are a brilliant introduction to crochet…   All these tutorials are for personal use only.
Jul 09
how to take great pictures
Presenting the right visual image for your products is crucial. An Etsy item listing allows a main photo and up to four additional images so having good strong imagery will set you apart from the rest...