It’s time to make your craft dreams a reality! This Indie June is all about the hobby hustle. We’re talking about how to turn your passion into profit, find your creative mojo and become a small business superstar! We’ve got some of the most awesome makers in craftbiz to give you the lowdown through our series of free workshops on Facebook Live and a very special podcast episode (yep, that’s right, FREE brain juice!).
Throughout the month of June we’ll be flying the flag for little guys (FYI, little is the new big) on Instagram and Facebook. So, what are you waiting for? Roll up your sleeves, sign up for our events and get ready for Indie June 2021!
Free 'Creating My Craft Brand' Worksheet!
Are you a designer thinking about selling your patterns or a crafter wanting to sell their finished makes? Download the LoveCrafts free printable to help you define your brand goals and plan your hobby hustle today!
We have four amazing hosts lined up for our Indie June workshops!
- Cultivate the confidence to grow a creative business with Donna! 14 June 4pm BST/ 11am EST
- Finding inspiration as a designer with Debbie Bliss. 15 June 4pm BST/ 11am EST
- How to create viral TikTok and Reels with Vincent! 17 June 4pm BST/ 11am EST
- Top tips for building your craft brand with Nerrisa Pratt. 18 June 4pm BST/ 11am EST
Sign up for our creative sessions by clicking on the links above, or read on to find out more!
Go after your creative goals with Donna!
14 June 4pm BST/ 11am EST
Donna (she/her) is the author of The Progressive Creative Planner and Mindset and Business Coach. Join Donna's mid-year reflection & aspirations workshop for passion-driven creatives. Progress your creative vision without sacrificing your creative flow in this 60-min workshop designed to empower you to gain insight and smash your creative goals in the second half of the year!
Finding inspiration as a designer with Debbie Bliss
15 June 4pm BST/ 11am EST
Debbie Bliss joins Merion for a cosy chat about how to discover inspiration as a designer. Debbie Bliss is the world’s most published knitwear designer and holds an MBE for her services to the craft industry. With her ever-contemporary new collections, Debbie is here to talk to you about how she keeps on top of the trends and discovers inspiration as a successful designer.
How to create viral TikTok and Reels with Vincent!
17 June 4pm BST/ 11am EST
Join Vincent Green-Hite of KnotBad, a self-proclaimed Yarn Punk and Crochet Artist to learn how to make engaging video content. Understand the dos and don’ts of a viral video and know you can get your creative content seen by a bigger audience. You'll be a video whizz in no time!
Top tips for building your craft brand with Nerrisa Pratt
18 June 4pm BST/ 11am EST
By day Nerissa is a PR, Marketing and Social media specialist who looks after creative, crafty brands! By night, Nerrisa heads up the Bargello Edit - bringing this vintage tapestry craft to a new audience of modern makers. In this workshop Nerrisa will help you understand the essentials of building your crafty, creative business!
Win £1000 for your indie business!
Following the success of our Indie June Grant in 2020, we’re rolling out the grant for a second time! If you're an indie designer looking for a little helping hand, we're hosting a competition to win £1000 to boost your creative business!