National Stationery Week: How To Make A Lined Pencil Case

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National Stationery Week starts today, and Lisa Dolson, one of our favourite illustrators and printed textile designers, has created an easy to follow how to guide to make your own lined pencil case.   Hi I’m Lisa Dolson, a freelance Textile … Continued

5 Steps To Work Out Your Product’s Selling Price

As part of our creative business support series, Samantha from A Thousand Yellow Daisies explains how to work out the selling price for your textile products, including examples and five easy calculations for you to copy.   Figuring out how to price your … Continued

Designers: How To Manage Your Time (plus some free tools to help you)

Textile designer Coral Fowley gives advice for maximising productivity, and shares two FREE downloadable planning schedules. If you’re a university student in the last few weeks of your Final Major Project, or just looking to get on top of your never-ending to … Continued

Salt ‘N’ Pepper: How To Improve Your Printed Textile Designs

  Surface pattern designer Mimi Hammill shows her process to improve printed textile designs, and how to create unique, and beautiful patterns. Maybe I should start by explaining that I came to surface pattern design from an editorial background. Medical … Continued

Staying Creative After Having Kids: A Designer Gives Advice For Finding A Work Life Balance

Designer Megan Carter talks about her experience of staying creative and balancing a career as a designer with having a family, and how her two daughters help to inspire her work.    Hello, my name is Megan and I am … Continued

3 Things To Consider Before You Start Your Creative Business

Samantha from A Thousand Yellow Daisies explores some of the questions to consider before you startup your creative business, including how you want to work, business name ideas, and choosing your business legal structure.   Freelance and start ups are one of … Continued

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