I was asked a while ago to contribute towards an article for Craftseller magazine. The article is called ‘Etsy, Folksy and Not On The High Street – which is the best for you?’
Here I am pictured with my Dolly granny square blanket.
“Fife-based crochet artist Aileen Lochhead runs The Sunroom, a folksy shop which showcases her creations. Again, like other sellers, she has an Etsy shop as well as a religiously updated blog. She opted for Folksy to connect with like-minded UK crafts people.
“The notion of ‘made not manufactured’ is not understood by larger sites like eBay. It seems to have taken a while for this concept to come of age,”
To read the rest of the article you will need to grab your copy of the magazine. I have written quite a lot about selling crafts on these sites and will blog more about my experience and opinions soon.
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