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.
Paper Doll Blanket is a business started by two sisters who have learned over time how to create a product that meets their customers’ desires and is economical to produce. It’s been a learning curve, but they’ve embraced each step along the way.
At Yarnology, a brick-and-mortar yarn shop in Winona, Minnesota, creating community is the primary goal. Owners Gaby Peterson and Kelly Momsen work hard to create an environment where everyone is welcome.
Indiesew is an online marketplace and gathering spot for modern garment sewists. Founder Allie Olson has developed a smart business model that allows for users to share their makes, shop for patterns and fabric, and delve deeper into the hobby they love.
The Craft Aisle is an Instagram account dedicated to simple craft tutorials with a focus on DIY video. In a short time, this account created by two video producers has gained a lot of traction.
Blown Away, Netflix’s new original series, is bringing craft artistry back to the reality tv stage. The first season debuted on Netflix on July 12th, highlighting ten master artists, who complete glassblowing sculpture challenges for the chance to win a $60,000 prize.
Bargello was a craft that was big in the 70’s, but then fell out of favor and for the past few decades it’s been essentially forgotten. At least until recently when Brett Bara of the hip retail store and workshop space, Brooklyn Craft Company, stumbled upon a pile of Bargello books at The Strand, a used bookstore in the East Village, and became obsessed with bringing it back. Her new brand, Hello Bargello, is dedicated to making Bargello the next hot crafting trend.
Who knew a passion for wooden flowers could bring former schoolmates back together? Though Stefanie Lin and Maggie Pozorski were just acquaintances during when they were in class together as kids, they’ve now become not only good friends, but also business partners united in a new-found passion for a unique craft material.
Founded last month by Kerry Bogert, a veteran in the craft publishing industry, Maker Books strives to fill that void, guiding designers and artists through the self-publishing process from start to finish.