Have you considered monetizing your blog? In this quick start guide, you’ll learn about all of the different options for making money as a blogger.
Polymer clay is an art material that’s relatively easy and inexpensive to get into. Often overlooked as being a material meant for children, polymer artists have struggled to be taken seriously in the art and craft world.
The vintage pattern wiki doesn’t offer any free patterns to download, although clickbait headlines promise that it does. Rather, it contains an extensive community-built library of vintage sewing pattern covers and information for collectors and avid sewists.
Hana Brewster of the handmade ceramics brand Quiet Clementine talks about how she manages her time and thinks about growth when it comes to her creative business.
Collaborations with like-minded brands can bring your creativity to new heights. Alyson Jon shares what it was like to create a custom embroidery piece for fashion brand Allbirds.
The National Needlearts Association will no longer hold its Winter Market and instead will have a pavilion for wholesalers on the show floor at Creativation 2020.
Selling gift cards can help you boost your holiday sales. They’re the ideal last-minute gift and shoppers with a gift card tend to spend more than they would have otherwise. Read these tips to add gift cards to your product mix this year.
From records to skateboards, glass bottles to guitar strings, here’s a look at a handful of upcycling artisans who see function and beauty in recycled discards.
The Etsy Design Awards winners have been revealed, after judges reviewed 160 finalists’ submissions. Sian Zeng, a London-based wallpaper designer, won the $15,000 grand prize.
Papercraft expert Nancy Nally rounds up the latest news from the scrapbooking industry including the closure of ClearSnap and eCraftCentral and more.
Clever crafters are hacking IKEA furniture to create organizational solutions for the craft studio. Check out these fun, practical ideas.
Sourcing on Alibaba allows you to get customized products for you to sell at a fraction of the cost, but be aware of this advice before you begin.
Laura Zander, founder of Jimmy Beans Wool, has been incredibly successful at getting press for her business. She says the most important thing is to understand what your story is really about and to reach out and tell it.
In the company’s second quarter 2019 earnings report Michaels CEO Mark Cosby promised to serve the dedicated maker rather than the novice.
For Fuzzy Goat Yarns in Thomasville, Georgia, community comes first. They partner with local businesses and 90% of their products are independently made.
The designers of Our Common Thread, a stitching collective, are on a mission to change the reputation of needlepoint from stodgy and old-fashioned to hip and modern.
Rachel Andrew is creating unique clothing from patchwork quilted fabric. Her girls dresses made a splash at Omaha Fashion Week.
We’re excited to have Erin Dollar back today offering her picks for Fall 2019’s best craft books, creative business titles, and self-help books. Learn something new and build your business with these new titles.
Text messaging, or SMS, can be used as a powerful marketing tool. Text messages have a 98% open rate. Find out how to use SMS to reach your customers directly.
Twitch is a live streaming platform mainly used by gamers, but now crafters are using it show what they’re making and build community at the same time.