Brighton Etsy September Meet Up Minutes

Thank you to everyone that came to the meeting on Wednesday, it was great to see so many new faces, and some familiar ones too. You’ll find the minutes below. See you at the next meet up in October Karli and the leaders. Team Meeting Agenda |20th September 2017 | Junkyard Dogs – 11am |…

Brighton Etsy Team – October Evening Meet Up

Join us on Tuesday 18th October from 7pm at Junkyard Dogs Cafe Brighton. Meet fellow creatives for an informal catch up, share ideas and inspiration and get updates from the #btnetsy team to help you make the most of team opportunities Open to all whether you’re thinking of setting up a shop or a seasoned…

Brighton Etsy Team at March of the Mermaids in aid of the WCA

We’re pleased to share some photos from our Brighton Etsy Team stall at March of the Mermaids on Saturday 23rd July! The photos we kindly taken by team leader Kate of Oh Someday. If you haven’t already heard then Brighton Etsy Team are excited once again to have team up with The World Cetacean Alliance as…

Craft Party: Craft Supplies Swap!

We hope you are all looking forward to the Brighton Etsy Craft Party on Friday 10th June. Today we introduce to you Kalee and Ellen who will be organising a craft swap – yes you can finally get rid of that thing you really needed but actually, well, didn’t need at all! We’ll let Kalee…

BTN Etsy Talk Round up – Alice Tams

Last month we were lucky enough to have Alice Tams of Birds in Hats as our latest BTN Etsy Talk at The Old Market in Hove. Alice was great at honestly talking about her journey as an illustrator so far including all the ups and downs along the way. In case you missed it or…

Brighton Etsy Team Members Help to ‘Untangle the Sea’

Have you all heard about the ‘Untangled’ project? Organised by The World Cetacean Alliance and with the help of artists/designers/craftsmen they hope to ‘Untangle the Sea’. The aim of the project is to bring the problem of ghost gear (i.e. used, discarded fishing nets, lines etc…) in our seas to the surface, and to suggest ways to…

University of Sussex’s Student Union “Crafternoon”

Last Thursday we were invited to the University of Sussex’s Student Union for their very first “Crafternoon” as a welcome back to the freshers. We took three makers, The Pigeons Nest, Georgie St Clair and designosaur to teach some workshops. As a five hour drop in session it was a busy day, but we managed…

Claire Potter Talks Eco Design – Talk Round Up!

Last Wednesday Brighton Etsy were lucky enough to have Claire Potter along to talk about her knowledge in sustainable design. Claire Potter, founder of Claire Potter Design spoke about her Brighton based studio, which creates sustainable design solutions for interior architecture, landscape and product design – including the how’s, why’s and issues you find along…

#EtsyBloggerSleepover with Brighton Etsy

This week Brighton was invaded by 8 of the UK’s biggest fashion bloggers for the #Etsybloggersleepover, an event which saw them get close to the places where Etsy sellers live, work and get their inspiration. Their trip wouldn’t have been complete without some input from the Brighton Etsy Team, so we put on a little…

August Meet Up – Next Week!

Meet fellow creatives for an informal catch up, share ideas and inspiration and get updates from the #btnetsy team to help you make the most of team opportunities Open to all whether you’re thinking of setting up a shop or a seasoned Etsy seller looking to catch up with the team. The meeting will be…

Welcome New Leader Kate of Oh Someday

A huge welcome to our newest volunteer Brighton Etsy team leader – Kate from Oh Someday Jewellery. Kate makes beautifully handmade jewellery using a variety of metals and gemstones combined with traditional techniques. Some of the tools she uses have been handed down to her from her Grandad and the jewellery Kate makes is heavily…