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.
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.
Sewing pattern designer Christine Haynes is relaunching her business with an eye towards creating a healthy work-life balance.
Rohn Strong is a hard-working fiber arts designer who has made crochet, knitting, needle punch, quilting, and sewing all a part of his career. In this profile, we learn more about how Strong came to be a designer, his current perspective on the industry, and more.
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!
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.
Katy Biele is an artist who combines painting with embroidery to create unique works of art. Originally from Chile, Biele’s travels have had a strong influence on her artistic technique and aesthetic.
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.
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.
Artist Sarah K. Benning had the opportunity to create a series of embroidered illustrations for the Washington Post. In the latest in our ongoing series, she explains how she got that gig.