In our regular Meet The Maker feature we chat with Sheffield linocut print maker Benjamin Partridge from The Owlery! A special needs teacher by day, Benjamin spends his evenings making wonderful woodland prints and accessories with his own hand carved stamps. We asked him what he loves about being part of the vibrant Northern craft scene.
Whether you like it or loath it, Valentines Day is on the horizon. Don’t just get the same old chocolate and flowers for your loved one. Treat them to these wonderful love themed gifts by northern designers and makers!
Deciding to sell online can be a daunting undertaking for any designer or maker. With so much choice now out there it is hard to know where to begin. What is the difference between Etsy and Folksy? Should I sell on my own website? How much money am I willing to spend? These are just some questions we hope …
Welcome to our first post in a new section we call Pretty Nice Places. We aim to bring you all those hidden crafty places throughout the north, and showcase the wonderful people behind them. This post focusses on the beautiful Manchester Craft & Design Centre.
Tea isn’t just a drink in the north, it’s an institution. Whether you’re a Yorkshire Tea slurp-er or prefer the Lancashire variety of brew, here are our tea themed designs from northerners! Stick the kettle on love…
Liverpool’s Winter Arts Market is a key date in any crafters diary. The fair at St. Georges Hall attracts over 200 artists and makers each year. Pretty Nice went along to gaze at the beautiful stalls and bring you our favourite northern crafts and designs.
Last weekend Leeds Corn Exchange was host to the annual Showcase Spectacular. Pretty Nice went along to speak to the creative talent showing off their stuff, as well as finding a few indie treasures for Christmas.