Maker’s Online Community blog are running a series of interviews with artists and crafts people discussing the issues of handmade and the challenges that face makers and designers from highstreet chains. I was delighted when Karen approached me and asked me for my perspective on it – sooo the first interview is with me!

Read it in full on the UK Handmade Blog. It would be great to hear your perspective on this. 
Are you a shopper who chooses handmade, a crafter or artist yourself? Do you see there being a real change towards handmade amongst your friends and colleagues?
Rachel x

Rachel Lucie Johns

Hi! I'm Rachel, a jewellery designer-maker & nature photographer. My work is inspired by the gorgeous countryside around West Yorkshire & Art Deco design. This blog is where I share my creative life and inspiration. find out more ...