An open letter to the community from John Bolton, General Manager of Interweave. This letter apologizes for and announces corrections in favor of teachers.
Changes to Interweave Yarn Fest Contract Shift Financial Risk and Promotional Burden from Show Organizers to Teachers
#FairFiberWage was a trending topic on Twitter last week after fiber arts teacher Abby Franquemont published a piece on Medium entitled, What Does It Cost to Hire Top Talent in the Fiber Arts? I’m Glad You Asked. The conversation was spurred by the latest contract offered by F+W Media to Interweave Yarn Fest teachers.
Here’s a guide to a few reputable, online teaching platforms and advice from makers who have experience using them.
There are dozens of online meeting and webinar tools available. We took a look at some of the most popular to compare the prices and some of the most critical features.
Teaching your craft professionally can be a great way to earn income and establish yourself as an expert in your field. Here are best practices!
Carol Ann Waugh attended Craftsy’s first Instructor Summit over the weekend and shares what they did and what she learned.
Teaching on a platform like Bluprint (formerly Craftsy), Creativebug or CreativeLive is a way to reach existing customers in a new way and find a new and larger audience for your work.
I Filmed 250 ‘Quilty’ Episodes and All I Got Was This Encyclopedia of Knowledge About Filming Online Tutorials
The first few episodes were rough. But I had a passion to teach beginners and what we lacked in process knowledge we made up for by being stoked about the project.
>Fancy Tiger Crafts started as a 900-square-foot retail shop in 2006. Over the years the store has expanded and other areas of the business have grown, too. Diversification seems to come naturally to Fancy Tiger: Since the beginning, they have specialized in a variety of crafts including knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting, embroidering, felting, and spinning.
International Quilt Festival is one of the most prestigious quilt shows. The organizers should be aware that the world is watching their pay rates.