Pricing Your Work & Knowing Your Worth (Designer Makers)

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A workshop for Entrepreneurs & start-up craft makers, artists, hand-makers and designers, exploring all potential pricing structures that can be applied to many different products or services.

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A Big House Event supported by Creative Quarter & delivered by Rosie Kemp, Bden Glass


  • Exploring all potential pricing structures that can be applied to many different handmade products.
  • Helping people work out exactly how to break down the costs of making their products and produce a formula that can be referred to and used practically.
  • What kind of venues or methods are best to approach when selling your handmade items.
  • Identifying the best place to start when it comes to selling your craft.
  • Having confidence in your product and its price and in yourself as a brand.
  • Knowing when to accept and when not to accept offers, i,e. at a market stall or exhibition.
  • How originality and uniqueness in your work will be your major selling factor.
  • Quality control and using reliable tools and materials.
  • Keeping accurate and detailed records.


Entrepreneurs & start-up craft makers, artists, hand-makers and designers. Please note: You MUST HAVE a product or sample of a product to attend this course. This session is NOT for service businesses.


Rosie Kemp from Bden Glass has been running The Shop at Sneinton Market for 18 months and her own jewellery brand, Bden Glass for over 2 years. Rosie has a very good understanding of a variety of handmade goods and their place in the retail sphere. Rosie says that she is very strict with her pricing structure when it comes to her own products and she is very keen to share this information with others by delivering this brand new workshop for The Big House.


Registration is from 9.15am with the course starting at 9.30am. We aim to finish at 1.30pm. Refreshments & lunch will be provided.


This event is free but you must be enrolled with The Big House. Space is limited so make sure to book your ticket today to guarantee your place.


If you have any questions and/or would like any further information about this event, please contact the Events Team at or telephone 0115 710 0107.


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Eligibility & Enrolment

You must be eligible to enrol with The Big House to attend this workshop. The Big House programme supports pre-start, start-up, growth & established SMEs in the Creative or Digital sectors across Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire. If you are not already enrolled with us, you will find the appropriate form at Please download and complete the form and bring it with you to the event (in colour please), as it will be required when signing in. If you do not work in the Creative or Digital sectors, you will not be able to enrol or access this training - please email us at & we can refer you to another partner for support.


The Big House events are free to you because they are funded – however, there is a cost attached to them for us and we are a not-for-profit organisation. So, if you have registered to come, your place will have been paid for. Our events are popular and we often have a waiting list. With this in mind, if for any reason you are unable to attend please cancel your event on Eventbrite as soon as possible to enable someone else to take your place.

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NB: We will be documenting the event. If you do not wish to be included in images or videos that may be used later for marketing purposes, please let us know beforehand.

This project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014 - 2020


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Tuesday 13th November 2018

9:15am - 13:30pm GMT

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