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Setting up shoppable posts on Instagram

Clare Mazitelli How to Instagram

Setting up shoppable posts on Instagram

UPDATE - JAN 2019: My Instagram and Facebook shops are now linked to my Shopify website rather than my Etsy store and I did this within Shopify itself. The below should hopefully still work for you if you want to connect to your Etsy store listings though!   After months of meaning to, I have finally set up shoppable posts on my Instagram account. I had been putting it off as it seemed complicated to set up and I couldn’t find a simple, single set of instructions to follow that applied to me. I’m really glad to have done it...

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Digital fabric printing - my thoughts

Clare Mazitelli Digital fabric printing Fabric Printing

Digital fabric printing - my thoughts

I came across digital fabric printing just over a year ago when I was starting to seriously think about designing my own fabric and products. I had thought I'd do screen-printing or block-printing however the reality of the space and materials required, particularly with two littlies at home, pushed me to look into other options.I thought I'd share how I've found it, what I like about it and some of the challenges I've discovered and (mostly) overcome.   What I like about it   Printing my designs digitally has had a big impact on the style of my designs as...

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How to make a tassel

Clare Mazitelli How to Tassel

How to make a tassel

These instructions are for making a large tassel like I put on my tote bags however can easily be adapted to make all sorts of tassels in all sorts of sizes. What you need 1 x skein of embroidery thread1 x 30cm piece of embroidery thread in contrasting / complimentary colour3 x beads1 x yarn needle1 x pair of scissors1 x comb     Step 1 Pull out and cut a 15cm piece of thread from the main skein Fold it in half and tie a knot to create a loop at one end Thread the two open ends through...

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Meet the Maker Week

Clare Mazitelli About Meet the Maker

Meet the Maker Week

Last week I participated in the #MeetTheMakerWeek instagram challenge organised by Joanne Hawker. It was wonderful to get to know other Designer/Makers, see their work and snoop around their work spaces. I also realised it would make a great first blog post! Who Hello! I'm really excited to be taking part in the #MeetTheMakerWeek challenge and can't wait to get to know fellow Makers on here. Here is my post for the 'Who' theme - I'm Clare, an Australian Designer/Maker living in Brighton, UK. I make bags, cushions and accessories from my printed fabric and opened my Etsy store about a...

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