Blogs

May 26
Don't believe the crabby hearsay; there are fairies at the bottom of your garden. Crafters obviously believe in the magic because the trend for making fairy gardens has taken flight. So, why not make the little people feel at home and enliven your garden with your own personalised patch for the pucks? Follow these top ten tips from Pinner, Jenny Kearney and make the magic real. 
May 14
When Leona Thrift-ola came up with the concept for the Lucky Dip Club, she hit on something special. Her themed boxes containing a carefully curated collection of goodies often sell out in under an hour and have thousands of devoted fans. Now, she’s teaming up with Folksy to create a range of limited-edition packages featuring never-seen-before trinkets from 15 selected Folksy designers. We caught up with her before the launch to see how the collaboration came about.
May 01
Craftseller 50's templates (including Ultimate Stashbusters templates too!)
For all your issue 50 templates just hit the download button below...
Apr 30
Drawing customers to your craft business is one thing; encouraging them to buy and buy again is the tricky part. With countless competitors offering the same topnotch products, what else can you do to hold onto customer loyalty and keep them coming back? Follow these top tips to make sure your buyers return time and time again.  
Apr 28
Discover the 'you-ness' of a handmade project
Mama Charlene is a member of the All By Mama group, a supportive online selling hub where everything sold is made by a mama! Here she tells her inspirational story of crafting love, success and happiness...
Apr 23
Craftseller 50 blogger of the month crochet pumpkin pattern
If you're looking to get ahead with your Halloween project take a look at this great copyright-free crochet pumpkin project! It's perfect for adding to your stall as a pincushion or fun decoration.
Apr 22
Get set to make for festival folk or just enjoy a carnival of crafting with new creative class, Festival Fabulous Craft Course at The Idler Academy in West London
Apr 21
5 top tips to help you boost conversions online
Ecommerce expert Simon Horton of ShopIntegrator shares his five top tips to help craft businesses stand out from the crowd and boost those all-important online conversions.
Apr 09
Knitting: long tail cast on
If you'd love to try making a pair of snuggly socks it might pay to get to know long tail cast on. Designed to give a lovely stretchy and flexible top to your socks it keeps them super-easy to pull on and off. We've scoured the internet for our favourite descriptions of this great cast on.
Apr 09
How to do kitchener stitch
We've searched the internet to find you the best explainations of kitchener stitch so that you can graft your knitting with the greatest of ease. Check out these video DIY so that you can get it right first time, everytime.
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