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.
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.
This year, for the first time, Ravelry has hired a Product Designer to improve the look and user experience of the fiber-focused social network. With sit down with their new hire, Livia Nelson, to find out what she’s focusing on.
Carrie Sundra created the SkeinMinder, an accessory to the small motorized tabletop winders many small dyers use to create their sellable hanks.
Ravelry turns 10 this year. How has the knitting social network shaped the opportunities of yarn entrepreneurs?
Exhibiting at trade shows gives a craft business owner a chance to get their products into the hands of potential wholesale clients. Here are some tips.
Here’s a guide to a few reputable, online teaching platforms and advice from makers who have experience using them.