Pros and Cons of Developing Your Own Yarn Line 

You own a yarn store because you love yarn, so the next logical step is creating your own, right? Developing and marketing private-label line of yarns can be as simple or complex a project as you want it to be. We’ve spoken with some yarn store owners and mill owners about what’s involved in creating a proprietary line of yarns, giving you insight into the factors involved if you decide to take this next step.

Spoonflower Sets Up Shop on Etsy, Amazon, and eBay

Print on demand fabric company, Spoonflower, has set up shops on three online marketplaces as a way to expand its reach to new audiences. Spoonflower fabrics are now available on Etsy, Amazon, and eBay.

Is Massdrop a Threat to Local Quilt Shops and Online Fabric Stores?

The group buying site Massdrop has become a popular place to find quilting supplies, but for some shop owners the site is a cause concern. With prices below MSRP, is Massdrop undercutting traditional retail or bringing in younger, tech savvy customers who are new to quilting?

My Kid Wants an Etsy Shop. Now What?

With online marketplaces like Etsy, young people now have the opportunity to easily reach a global customer base for their crafted goods.

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