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Go Imagine a Marketplace that Helps Charities: Jon Lincoln Did

When it comes to businesses, Jon Lincoln is a wide-ranging maker. The Boston-area entrepreneur has launched a comedy club, as well as a document manager for insurance companies. But his latest product, Goimagine, is a maker marketplace with a difference.

Alessandra Hayden Sets World Record in Crochet

Crochet designer Alessandra Hayden has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest marathon crochet session. On May 30, 2021, Hayden, a resident of Gig Harbor, Washington, crocheted for 34 hours and 7 minutes, beating the previous record of 28 hours and five minutes set by two women in 2020.

The Grocery Girls Share Their Love of Yarn with the World

Jodi Brown and Tracie Millar—known in the knitting world as the Grocery Girls—have one piece of advice for businesses: be yourself. The sisters have been podcasting on YouTube since 2016, sharing what they’re knitting, yarns they love, and glimpses into their personal lives.

7 LGBTQ+ Makers to Celebrate

We’re celebrating Pride Month by highlighting seven incredible LGBTQ+ makers and their work. From growing their own skills to building crafting communities that make new faces and fresh perspectives feel welcome, we can’t wait to see what these makers do next.

3 Inspiring Black Jewelry Designers to Elevate Your Style

There are so many talented Black jewelers doing work they love to help you decorate and declare yourself. To tell a small piece of this sprawling story, we pulled on a single thread offered by Omonivie Okhade. It’s a glimpse into her work, the work of her idol, and that of a bold designer who does some of her casting.

6 Black Ceramicists to Support Right Now

If you’ve considered digging deep to chase a dream, take note of these inspiring Black ceramicists. All six of them have day jobs. All six chose to create anyway, following remarkably similar journeys to claim their time and make their art.

How I Got That Gig: Lane Bryant Shirt

Artist April Sunami was recently commissioned to create the art for a shirt by Lane Bryant, a national clothing retailer. Here’s how she got that gig.

SEWN Magazine: Stitched Together with Love

Roberta Wax profiles Michelle Morris, creator of SEWN Magazine, a fashion-forward, inclusive publication full of gorgeously photographed clothes and accessories, interviews with designers, and sewing tips and pattern resources.

Zontee Hou: Goal-Centered Digital Strategist

Zontee Hou is the owner and founder of Media Volery LLC, a company that helps small- to medium-sized businesses develop, manage, and execute marketing strategies that work.

A Tribute to Pearl Chin

Pearl Chin, owner of Knitty City, sadly passed away on October 27, shortly after being diagnosed with lung cancer. She created a space that is welcoming, sometimes a little chaotic, and always brimming with passion for craft and community; a true reflection of her personality.

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