When the COVID-19 pandemic caused retailers to shut down, many craft businesses were pushed to set up E-commerce for the first time which presented its own challenges.
Lynda Kanase’s experience as a graphic designer and product developer gave her the skills to develop a complete line of crafting tools, including stamps, dies, inks, stencils, brushes, even a die cutting machine, for her new business, i-crafter.
Ten years after founding Benzie Design, Renae Bradley has grown from felt craft hobbyist to successful craft business owner. Read about her approach to business management, Benzie’s growth, and how her business is weathering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Makers are crafting medical device covers that are fun and functional, pretty and sexy, blinged and personalized for everything from ostomy bags and PICC lines to slings, eye patches, even baby helmets.
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.
Anne Oliver of Lolli & Grace has built a business based on her love of saturated color and hand embroidery. She’s found community on Instagram and through running Stitch Alongs and both have contributed to her success.
The Canadian couple behind Low Poly Crafts is taking low poly art higher, creating 3D do-it-yourself kits that are fun, artistic, and relaxing to make.