I read Marianne’s blog Fast Fashion v Cottage Craft which was a very interesting blog. The environmental issues are something which concern me greatly. 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
Here’s another great article from Karen Boyce introducing her Casalana business and giving some valuable business tips…
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
Hi! My name is Karen Boyce. I’m going to be doing a weekly guest spot on Marianne’s blog so I’ll start by telling you a bit about myself, my dyeing and spinning and my projects. Continue reading Dyeing and Spinning