Substack is a new email marketing service that allows content creators to directly monetize their newsletters. Could this be a good option for craft-based businesses?
Kathy and Steve Elkins, owners of WEBS, announced today that they’ve sold the business to LoveCrafts, a UK-based venture-funded startup.
Quilt designer and artist Andrea Tsang Jackson shares expert tips on how designers and crafters can incorporate Ultimate Grey and Illuminating Yellow, the Pantone Colors of the Year for 2021, into their work. Discover ways to use these trending colors in your craft business.
Insights from the past year of Craft Industry Alliance podcast from Kathy Cano-Murillo, Gaye Glasspie, Emily Reinhardt, Toni Lipsey, Windy Chien, and Heather Ross.
Quilting teacher Mel Beach explains how taking comedy improv classes has helped her to develop public speaking skills, confidence, and the ability to think on her feet, all things she’s used in her creative business.
2020 was a year we’ll never forget. As we think about the year ahead, one thing seems clear: everyone is wondering what’s next. Here are our predictions for what 2021 has in store for the craft industry.
Between work-life separation, following a self-imposed schedule, and staying connected to colleagues, here’s a look at how four pro crafters found their “new normal” working from home in 2020.
Mega-retailer Michaels is doing OK, but it’s not out of the woods yet.
Each quarter Nancy Nally rounds up the latest news from the scrapbook industry including product releases, lawsuits, mergers and acquisitions, new hires, and more. Check out this Winter 2020 update.
International Quilt Association, Host of World of Beauty Show at Quilt Festival in Houston, to Shut Down
The International Quilt Association, the non-profit that runs the World of Beauty quilt show at International Quilt Festival in Houston each November, announced today that it will be closing down due to low membership numbers and the impact of COVID-19.