17 Jan 19

Price increases

Place setting in vanilla cream

When you run an online business pricing is always a challenge. It’s a fine balance creating a pricing structure that’s realistic for the amount of work that goes into every piece.

It’s been a long time since I last put up prices and since then the costs of running the business have gone up. Everything from the cost of raw materials like clay and glazes to transaction fees on Etsy. After this busy Christmas period an increase in prices was kind of inevitable.

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23 Feb 18

Made by Mummy Markets – Spring Time Market

Made by Mummy Markets

My first market of the year is coming up in a couple of weeks. The Made by Mummy Markets Spring Time Market is happening next weekend! It’s a two day event at Thief Hall which is just outside of Northallerton at Thornton-le-Moor. It’s a great hall with some fantastic countryside views!
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7 Feb 18

Yarn bowl update

It’s been such a long time since I last posted! Christmas is a time of year when the shop gets extra traffic. Increased sales reveal things about your online shop you’d never thought about before. People both new and repeat customers ask questions and look at your shop with fresh eyes and suggest changes. I usually always update the regular ‘Made to order’ listings every year.

Star yarn bowls

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18 Feb 17

Ordering for Mother’s Day

Ordering for Mother's Day

Ordering for Mother’s Day can be a bit tricky since it always falls on a Sunday, this year its the 26th of March in the UK. I’ve had a couple people ask me what the cut off dates for Mother’s Day ordering will be. Once the dates have been and gone you can still order but after this I can’t guarantee a successful delivery. Because of the last post being a Saturday the dates are slightly awkward.
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