Show Report: Creativation 2020

Creativation 2020 took place this past weekend in Phoenix. The Association for Creative Industries’ trade show brings together craft businesses from all around the US and the world. Stacey Trock was there and has this report.

Yarn Industry News Update: January 2020

Catch up on what’s happening in the yarn industry including increased fragmentation, boycott lists, ‘craft dabbling’ and fundraisers for Australia in our latest yarn industry news update from Stacey Trock.

2020 Free Printable Monthly Calendar

2020 is here! And with it, trade shows, business goals and events. Print this 2020 calendar, staple together, and start drafting your goals for next year!

11 Charities That Need Your Handmade Goods and Craft Supplies

For many crafters giving a handmade item to charity, whether it’s a knit hat, a quilt, or a baby blanket, is a way to show how much you care for others. If you enjoy crafting for charity, we’ve rounded up 11 charities that need your handmade goods and craft supplies.

Strength in Adaptability: Thimble Fingers Sewing Studio in Houston, Texas

The floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey stopped about three blocks from Thimble Fingers Sewing Studio, in Houston, Texas, in the summer of 2017. And though the shop itself endured the storm without damage, the neighborhood it’s part of did not. But owner Sherry Reese has been remarkably adaptable.

COPPA for Crafty YouTubers: What You Need to Know

A new YouTube settlement with the FTC could have major implications for craft business channels if they don’t comply with marking their channels as “child directed.” Find out how COPPA may impact your YouTube channel.

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