Blogs

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...
Jan 09
Craftseller 46's templates
For all your issue 46 templates just hit the download button below...
Jan 07
Copyright-free felt ear bud case tutorial
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!
Jan 06
Image provided by M Lim provided under creative commons license.
Ecommerce expert, Simon Horton of ShopIntegrator (http://www.shopintegrator.com) gives his advice on what to consider before opening an online craft store.
Dec 12
Copyright free tutorial – patchwork coasters
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.
Dec 10
Craftseller 45's templates
For all your issue 45 templates just hit the download button below...
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