Adam and Sarah Spector love to take inspiration from history and transform these ideas into something modern that’s infused with nature.
If you have considered teaching online independent of the large craft platforms, here are some things I have learned that might be worth thinking about.
When the IWK Children’s Hospital announced that they needed more finger puppets, Amy Morais decided it was time to pick up her knitting needles – something she hadn’t done since she was a child.
“I’m really big on helping them,” says Morais. “They saved Melody; she would be here if it wasn’t for them.” Melody is Morais’ 14-year-old daughter who has been going to the Nova Scotia-based hospital since she was a baby and Amy has since donated many hand knit puppets to the project.
A membership site requires a considerable amount of expense and planning. I’ll share what I and a few others have learned.
In sharing the story of how the WEFTY Needle was developed I want to encourage you to pursue your own product development ideas and help you plan ahead.
Whether you are a successful entrepreneur or a creative mogul-in-waiting, there was much to learn at this year’s Craftcation: Business + Makers Conference, a five-day mix of business, skill-building and creativity for all levels of makers, designers and artists.
Have you ever had the unfortunate experience of shipping an item only to find out it was damaged or lost in transit? How frustrating! Learn how to pack and ship like a pro from someone who has worked in the shipping industry for two decades.
Kara Gott Warner is a fine example of an entrepreneur who understands the importance of creating personal connections to educate and empower.
Museum store buyers constantly scout new artisans whose work complements their museums’ missions. Here’s how to get your work into a museum shop.
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.