Frankly, The Folksy Magazine


Shop Talk

Shop Talk – Jennifer Parsons, A Crafty Hen
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Describe your Folksy shop A Crafty Hen is a shop filled with colourful, fun and modern baby and nursery accessories with an emphasis on style and quality. Bibs and burp cloths, bunting and cushions, storage and blankets are all made to be beautiful, to be practical and to stand up to the heavy use from little ones! Read more – ‘Shop Talk – Jennifer Parsons, A Crafty Hen’.
Shop Talk – Weft Bespoke Design
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Describe your Folksy shop? WEFT Bespoke Design is a label selling unique and unusual textile products for the home with collections inspired by the environment, both urban and natural. There are currently two printed collections – Northern Soul, showcasing iconic architecture in the North of England and the Countryside Collection of British wildlife. Read more – ‘Shop Talk – Weft Bespoke Design’.
Shop Talk – Bobbin and Bumble
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Describe your Folksy shop? Bobbin & Bumble is a place where you can find beautiful quirky pieces for your home. Every item is handmade by me using a combination of vintage, recycled and new materials. I choose my materials carefully as I’m obsessed with texture and colour and spent a lot of time making sure […] Read more – ‘Shop Talk – Bobbin and Bumble’.
Shop Talk – Crabtree Lane
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Describe your Folksy shop? Crabtree Lane offers a range of fun and functional textile accessories for the home and handbag. Using a mix of both vintage and designer fabrics, each item is handmade to order. I’m a complete fabric addict and love sourcing old and new materials to turn into limited edition pieces for people who like […] Read more – ‘Shop Talk – Crabtree Lane’.
Shop Talk – Popsey, Heather Langton
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Here are Folksy we are drawn to shops that have a strong brand theme, consistent product photography and a range that shows great design and quality craftsmanship. Popsey represents all of those things so we had a quick chat with the designer behind the brand, Heather Langton. Describe your Folksy shop? Popsey is where I […] Read more – ‘Shop Talk – Popsey, Heather Langton’.
Shop Talk, Clootielugs
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Describe your Folksy shop? Clootielugs is where I get to work and play and I cannot tell one from the other! I am inspired by nature and in particular our native woodlands. The animals, birds, trees and plant-life are magical to me. I love the secret world of the woods too; the bits we often don’t see […] Read more – ‘Shop Talk, Clootielugs’.
Shop Talk, Emily Notman Mixed Media
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Describe your Folksy shop? The colour palette in my work developed from my annual trips to a fisherman’s village in Portugal. Whilst there I escape into a world of flaky paint and sea washed stone walls. This, I think, is echoed in the aesthetics and feel of my Folksy shop. Read more – ‘Shop Talk, Emily Notman Mixed Media’.
Shop Talk – Made by Chloë
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Chloë Eardley loves knitting. With a keen eye for detail, her clean and simple shop design perfectly compliments her chunky monochromatic knits. Here Chloë takes us on a guided tour of her Folksy shop, her inspiration and why it’s better to just get on and sell. Could you take us on a guided tour of your Folksy […] Read more – ‘Shop Talk – Made by Chloë’.
Shop Talk – Wild Things Dresses
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Kirsty Hartley from Wild Things Dresses takes us on a tour of her colourful Folksy shop selling bright dresses and accessories for cool little girls. And with a 10% reduction on all stock for the next 2 weeks, how can you resist a peek? Read more – ‘Shop Talk – Wild Things Dresses’.