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Bert & Buoy interview on The Crafty Gentleman blog
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Interview with Bert & Buoy

I first discovered the work of Bert Fowler earlier this year, when his company was featured in Mollie Makes magazine. His uniquely minimal style of nautical homewares and mathematical prints instantly caught my eye – and I’ve been obsessed ever since! I just knew I had to feature Bert on my blog to talk about his business, Bert & Buoy. Fast forward a few months and I’m excited to share an recent interview I had with Bert. Join us as we chat about…

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Interview with Keith Brymer Jones of the Great Pottery Throwdown BBC | Man Crafts | Crafts for men
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Man Crafts: Interview with Keith Brymer-Jones of The Great Pottery Throwdown

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you might remember one of my original blog features; Man Crafts. In the feature, I interviewed male makers and crafters from all types of creative industries. Well, after a bit of a break, this feature is back! 🙂 And I’ve got a pretty cool comeback guest… the master potter and star of BBC2’s Great Pottery Throw Down, Keith Brymer-Jones! I first crossed paths with Keith at the Handmade Fair earlier this year. He…

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The Loch Ness Knit Fest, with Kyle Kunnecke (interview)
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The Loch Ness Knit Fest, with Kyle Kunnecke (interview)

I’m really excited to be welcoming Kyle Kunnecke to the blog today! Kyle is a fibre artist, with a specialism in knitting – and his skills are insane. Living in San Francisco, he leads workshops and is a passionate advocate for public health awareness. And guess what?! Kyle is visiting the UK in a few weeks’ time to lead a series of workshops at the Loch Ness Knit Fest! It’s shaping up to be an amazing event – if you’re in the…

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MannKraft weekend retreats | Interview with The Crafty Gentleman
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A chat with the MannKraft DIY team

I’m really excited to share this month’s Man Crafts interview, courtesy of the team at the Belgium-based startup MannKraft. Aside from the similarity in name, I was super psyched to be working with the team because their mission statement is so similar to my own. The team run craft and DIY retreats, aimed at getting more people (men included!) into the world of crafting. So of course, I was very eager to talk to them to learn a little more……

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Urban Chic magazine
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Interview with Jessie from Urban Chic magazine

Last week, I revealed that I’ve been offered a magazine column in a new magazine called Urban Chic. If you didn’t see it, then go check out that post first! Anyway, I thought I should shed a bit more light onto what the magazine is all about, how/why I got involved, and who else I’m working with. Who best to tell you all this, than the person who started it all up?! So, without further ado, here’s what Jessie-Ann Lewis,…

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Hop Shots beer: a Man Crafts interview with Jason Booth
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Man Crafts interview: Hop Shots beer kits

For this month’s Man Crafts feature, we’re talking beer! I’m welcoming Jason Booth, from Hop Shots, to talk about his online business selling dry-hop kits. First established in September 2013, Hop Shots has grown to become a full-time job for Jason. Not sure what the heck dry-hopping is? Check out the interview below to learn all… Man Crafts: interview with Jason Booth from Hop Shots Hello! Before we talk about your business, tell me a little bit about yourself – where are you from and what…

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Man crafts: handmade boomerangs
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Man Crafts: Nemunas Pakalnis from Boomerang Shop

I’m really excited to welcome Nemunas Pakalnis to the blog today, to talk about his awesome handmade boomerang business. Just 5 years ago, Nemunas started selling boomerangs that he made himself from scratch – fast-forward a few years and it’s now a full-time job. In the past 3 years alone, he has made more than 1,400 boomerangs! Impressed yet? Check out the interview below to learn more… Man Crafts interview with Nemunas from the Boomerangs Shop Hello! Before we talk…

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George Oliphant interview
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Interview with renowned DIY expert, George Oliphant

Earlier this week, I was lucky enough to chat to the Emmy® award-winning DIY expert, George Oliphant! George is the host of NBC’s George To The Rescue, where he teams up with design and construction experts to rescue a family or community in need of home improvements. In addition to having his own TV show, George is one of the most renowned names in home improvement and DIY – his work has been featured in the New York Post, the New York Daily News and…

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