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Craft Workshops

Exploiting Your Skills Holding Workshops

I read Marianne’s blog Fast Fashion v Cottage Craft which was a very interesting blog.  The environmental issues are something which concern me Workshopsgreatly. This is why I use organic fleece and organic dyes to avoid the use of chemicals.

Marianne also touched on learning to become a maker when suggesting different ways that we can help with these issues.  Today I want to talk about another idea for promoting and expanding your business.  Continue reading Craft Workshops

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Casalana The Woolhouse

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Here’s another great article from Karen Boyce introducing her Casalana business and giving some valuable business tips…

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Karen’s new house

Hello again.  I thought I would talk a bit today about my business and how I started as well as telling you about what I have been doing this week.

I started my business when I lived in Spain for 10 years. When we moved there we bought an old finca [farm house] at the front of a goat farm which was quite remote and in an agricultural belt of Southern Spain. The house came with a lot of land so we were pretty much self sufficient in fruit and veg. I also kept a lot of animals including goats, chickens, ducks and geese, a donkey and 2 pot bellied pigs which found their way to my home as rescue animals as did Donkey [which was her name as I couldn’t think of anything to call her at the time as I was rather unprepared for her arrival!] Continue reading Casalana The Woolhouse