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who are trying to make a living).
These crafters tend to price their
wares to sell easily and to undercut
any competition. In addition this,
nowadays supermarkets and chain
stores are full of cheaply produced
goods which might, at a glance, look
similar but are made in bulk with no
love, care or individuality. These two
factors combined work to devalue
what we are trying to do as artisans
of our craft.
There are people, however, who
do realise the value of handmade
goods. These people cherish the
craftsmanship, design and care that
expensive” a number of times. The go into a speciality item and realise
two biggest hurdles faced by those Craft fairs are often peppered with that this makes the item worth so
trying to make a living from their crafters who are not there to make a much more than its mass-produced
craft are: crafters who do not need to liveable profit. It’s a hobby (that’s not comparison. These people are my
make money from their goods; and to say that some of those crafters customers and my target audience.
the general public. are any less talented as those of us Unfortunately, there are many
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