Selling Handmade Crafts in Museum Stores

Museum store buyers constantly scout new artisans whose work complements their museums’ missions. Here’s how to get your work into a museum shop.

Avoid Copyright Breaches on Your Multi-Contributor Blog

If you have a multi-contributor craft blog how can you be sure that the posts and images contributors are submitting are original? Fiona Pullen of The Sewing Directory speaks from first hand experience with these expert tips.

SEO Best Practices for Craft Bloggers

Getting Google to work with you and for you takes time. But there are ways to make Google “warm up” to you faster. Here are some SEO tips that can help.

Show Report: The Nashville Needlework Market

Nashville, Tennessee is home to country music, hot chicken, and for one weekend a year, cross stitch. The Nashville Needlework Market, the only trade show dedicated solely to cross stitch, has been around in various forms for decades and represents the industry’s biggest buying event of the year.

Best Practices for Vetting Craft Instructors

In the absence of a national platform for assessing craft teachers and class experience, show owners and event organizers are on their own for vetting instructors. Some best practices are emerging, especially as students’ expectations rise and professional teachers raise standards.

On the Road with Vacilando Quilting Company

From the giant redwoods of Big Sur to the vast emptiness and desert mountains of Western Texas, Laura Preston finds creative inspiration in the many landscapes she inhabits.

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