Creativebug has set a goal to have a minimum of 15% Black artists as instructors on the site by 2023.
TN Marketing announced today that it has acquired the assets of Bluprint from NBCUniversal.
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.
Selling beauty supplies online can be a great small business, but it requires complying with FDA safety guidelines and, if you want to sell on Etsy, you’ll need to follow the marketplace’s rules as well.
Shopify is the premier ecommerce platform and with so many themes it’s highly customizable. In this quick-start guide, Shopify expert Shelley Easter explains how to assess Shopify themes and ensure they’ll meet the needs of your business so you can make the right choice.
A formal apology from our co-founder and president, Abby Glassenberg.
The 2020 quilting trends survey conducted by Premier Needlearts reveals the size of the market and shifts in consumer behavior over the last three years.
The second annual Etsy Design Awards began accepting applications today, inviting sellers to submit an item from their shop for a chance to win $15,000.
We’re excited to announce our annual scholarship program.
A new “15 Percent Pledge” calls for major retailers to pledge 15% of their shelf space to Black-owned businesses. Will craft industry retailers take action?
Concerns about COVID-19 have caused craft industry event organizers to cancel shows throughout the spring and summer. Now, show cancelations are also being announced for the fall and winter season including Rhinebeck and the AQS shows.
With many retail stores required to shut down in the pandemic, Michaels saw a big bump in e-commerce but overall fell way short of expectations.
This year, Clothworks is celebrating its one-millionth yard of American Made Brand fabric, quilting cotton that’s manufactured entirely in the United States.
Michaels will be closing Darice, its wholesale division, by November 30, 2020. Michaels acquired Darice as part of the Lamrite West acquisition in 2016 along with Pat Catan stores.
Even as COVID-19 health and safety restrictions are relaxed, many companies intend to shift employees to remote work permanently. Could your creative business benefit from transitioning employees to remote work?
An emerging group of industrious sewists are now projecting patterns directly onto fabric eliminating the paper all together.
Want to get inspired or improve an aspect of your business? We’ve collected nine new books that are sure to appeal to craft business owners.
Tacony Corporation announced today that it has sold Nancy’s Notions to Missouri Star Quilt Company.
While COVID-19 has forced many businesses to close, online shops selling craft kits have seen skyrocketing sales.
As retail store owners weigh how to safely reopen, curbside pickup provides an enticing middle ground for stores that want to increase local sales with less risk. With precautions in place, some craft businesses are using curbside service to connect with local customers — from a distance.