Pearl Chin, owner of Knitty City, sadly passed away on October 27, shortly after being diagnosed with lung cancer. She created a space that is welcoming, sometimes a little chaotic, and always brimming with passion for craft and community; a true reflection of her personality.
Like many businesses, Churchmouse had to shutter its bricks and mortar location during the COVID-19 pandemic. The owners have decided not to reopen and instead to shift their business online.
Craft business owners who are looking to interview for a job should consider how to describe the business skills they’ve developed, which are often significant.
Emergency loans and grant opportunities have emerged to help small business cover losses specifically related the COVID-19 crisis.
When Vogue Knitting LIVE in Seattle was canceled due to Coronavirus, sisters Alison Yates and Andrea Cull, founders of Knitrino, held what they dubbed the Virtual Knitting Extravaganza, which included livestreamed courses, lectures, and gatherings, along with a virtual marketplace that linked vendors’ online shops.
GDPR regulations are now an important part of the internet, no matter where you’re located. Use this checklist to go through your business and website to be sure you’re dealing with customer privacy properly.
Rulers and needle gauges have always had a big role in fiber crafting, but Katy Westcott of the handmade accessories company Katrinkles has managed to turn standard wooden tools into a recognizable handmade brand.
Indie Untangled is an annual event taking place the night before the New York Sheep and Wool Festival. Organizer Lisa Chamoff explains the 5 lessons she’s learned running this hugely popular event over the last 5 years.
The Schacht Spindle Company is grounded in the first maker movement that swept the country in the late 1960s.
NY NOW, the trade show for the home, lifestyle, and gifts market, took place August 12-15 at the Javits Center in New York City. Lisa Chamoff was there and brings us this report on the latest trends and buzz at the show.