Sewing pattern designer Christine Haynes is relaunching her business with an eye towards creating a healthy work-life balance.
Rohn Strong is a hard-working fiber arts designer who has made crochet, knitting, needle punch, quilting, and sewing all a part of his career. In this profile, we learn more about how Strong came to be a designer, his current perspective on the industry, and more.
Swatched is a new documentary series featuring knitwear and crochet designers. The pilot features designer Andrea Tong. The project’s goal is to showcase the diversity of stories within the industry.
Katy Biele is an artist who combines painting with embroidery to create unique works of art. Originally from Chile, Biele’s travels have had a strong influence on her artistic technique and aesthetic.
The floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey stopped about three blocks from Thimble Fingers Sewing Studio, in Houston, Texas, in the summer of 2017. And though the shop itself endured the storm without damage, the neighborhood it’s part of did not. But owner Sherry Reese has been remarkably adaptable.
Artist Sarah K. Benning had the opportunity to create a series of embroidered illustrations for the Washington Post. In the latest in our ongoing series, she explains how she got that gig.
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.
WeCrochet is a new website and catalog from the company that owns Knit Picks. Dedicated to crochet, there are plans for magazines, books, and a podcast.
For many knitters too large of a stash can hamper creativity. Tinkknit is helping to solve that problem by creating an online marketplace where yarn lovers can sell their excess skeins and earn cash to support their hobby.
Rulers and needle gauges have always had a big role in fiber crafting, but Katy Westcott of the handmade accessories company Katrinkles has managed to turn standard wooden tools into a recognizable handmade brand.
The founder of BurdaStyle and Kollabora is now working on a new project, CraftJam, a company that’s providing in-person craft experiences to groups in New York City.
Craftedmoon is a new stationery brand founded by Sarah Watts. It’s intended for crafty homebodies who like to sew, knit, and scrapbook. Hear how Sarah built her business from scratch.
NBC’s craft competition show Making It will debut season 2 on Monday, December 2nd at 10pm. A new crop of makers vie to impress returning judges and hosts.
At Freeman’s Creative in Durham, North Carolina customers can enjoy a whole variety of crafts in a warm, welcoming community.
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.
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.
For Fuzzy Goat Yarns in Thomasville, Georgia, community comes first. They partner with local businesses and 90% of their products are independently made.
Rachel Andrew is creating unique clothing from patchwork quilted fabric. Her girls dresses made a splash at Omaha Fashion Week.
Heather Jones, who uses textiles as other artists use paint to create bold contemporary work, is one of 16 artists selected as the first artists-in-residence at Black Rock Senegal, a new artist’s retreat in Senegal, West Africa.