Jan
18
2016

Handmade Business – Price & Pricing

Handmade Business - Price & Pricing Finances - Part Two Price & Pricing Handmade. Putting a price & pricing  your work is one of the most intimidating first steps to selling. Why?  Cost + Labor x 2 = Wholesale x 2 = Retail Price Materials…
Jan
18
2016

Finances – Your Money

  Finances - Your Money  Part One     Finances - YOUR MONEY Getting your Finances right is key to running any Handcrafted, Handmade Craft Business - get this part right and in many ways the rest will happen given time. The reason I wanted…
Jul
1
2015

Is Your Hobby Really A Craft Business?

When is a Hobby no longer a Hobby but a Craft Business? On reading a recent article on the Telegraph online via FaceBook about HMRC targeting Etsy, eBay and Gumtree sellers, it got me thinking on when is a hobby no longer a hobby but…
Apr
30
2015

Joys and Benefits of Knitting

Joys and Benefits of Knitting I have been knitting and crocheting from I was probably about 6 or 7 years of age. I was taught at an early age by my nanny back in Northern Ireland where I grew up and it was a skill…
Feb
10
2015

How to Sell at Craft Fairs & Craft Events

How to Sell at Craft Fairs & Craft Events Why sell at craft fairs and events? Why you should give it a go, we all have to start somewhere - this is a little guide on some handy tips and advice for those just starting…