The Collative – Tools, ideas and inspiration for creative freelancers written by Steph Welstead, former Editor of

The Private Life of a Girl – Creative and small business advice from the designer-maker behind Oh My Clumsy Heart jewellery.

Indie Retail Academy – Every question you’ve had about selling your work answered in super clear, step-by-step advice.

Confessions of a Design Geek – An award-winning blog established in 2010 by Katie Treggiden to discover, champion and inspire new designers.

The Design Trust – An online business school for designers and makers, from consultancy to free resources to webinars to talks.



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The Old School Club – A creative hub in London for handmade enthusiasts, with a morning creche and evening classes for night owls too.

London Centre for Book Arts – Letterpress, foil blocking, book binding and other delightful stationery-related courses.

Creative Hub – Creative Hub offers advice and support for small to medium creative businesses in fashion, jewellery, textiles, accessories, soft furnishings, homeware, digital and visual media.

Black Horse Workshop – A public space dedicated to making and mending, just half an hour from the centre of London. They offer open access to a fully equipped wood and metal workshop.


  1. Hello- I just love looking through your website! Learning all about what creative ideas you have and are putting into your craft is inspiring. I really like that you also include what inspires you, blogs you are following and workshops you love! Thanks!

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