How do I open a store?

The Silk Purse Guild is exclusively for small, Handmade Businesses based in the UK.

The Quickest Way in the Door

To speed up your application, we suggest that you head over to out private Facebook Group and apply to join, using your business page. This way we can check out your business quickly which will speed up whole process for you


Opening a Shop with Us

  1. Apply to join the Guild on our website Here is the link -

You will not be able to access the seller area until your application been approved.

  1. Open a Stripe Account Here is the link -

  2. Have 5 killer products, with 4 photos of each and product descriptions written

  3. As soon as you are approved, you will get all the details you need to open your account via email

  4. You will be given 1 month of FREE access to get your shop set up. As soon as you are ready, pick the plan that suits your business and you are LIVE!

  5. All products will be in a pending state, until you have been approved to post directly, due to a fair few instances of “winging it” with the shipping set up lol

Last updated on 8th February 2024

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