An emerging group of industrious sewists are now projecting patterns directly onto fabric eliminating the paper all together.
As retail store owners weigh how to safely reopen, curbside pickup provides an enticing middle ground for stores that want to increase local sales with less risk. With precautions in place, some craft businesses are using curbside service to connect with local customers — from a distance.
NBCUniversal announced today that it is closing down Bluprint, the video-on-demand platform formerly known as Craftsy.
In this quarterly update from Nancy Nally, we learn about the latest news from the paper craft and scrapbook industry including new product releases, litigation, and collaborations.
Benjamin Levisay, CEO of XRX, announced today that the company will be putting on a trade show for the yarn industry in May 2021, stepping to fill the void left by TNNA.
Many craft companies have stopped sending out catalogs in an effort to cut costs and due to environmental concerns, but others are ramping up this print strategy and including DIY inspirational content that reaches people directly in their homes.
When physical retail stores closed, Etsy saw its business boom in the first quarter of 2020, driven by sales of fabric face mask and self-care items.
Knit Simple Magazine will no longer be published and Vogue Knitting will have a reduced publication schedule amidst layoffs at SOHO Publishing.
Craft business owners who are looking to interview for a job should consider how to describe the business skills they’ve developed, which are often significant.
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UK-based craft publisher, Search Press, is celebrating its 50th year of creating beautiful craft books that teach and never go out of style.
Once per quarter Stacey Trock rounds up news from the yarn industry and in the spring of 2020 most of the news revolves around COVID-19 cancellations as well as the ingenuity and innovation the crisis has inspired in yarn-based businesses.
Quilts, Inc. announced today that they’ve secured a funder and will be issuing full refunds to all vendors for the cancelled Spring Quilt Market show.
Knitrino is a new app that aims to disrupt the knitting pattern world by integrating all of the information a knitter needs including row-by-row pattern instructions, a progress keeper, a note-taking feature, and a colorwork option that shows color charts in the knitter’s selected yarn colors.
The Lean Canvas that can help you get focused and make informed decisions about your business by getting those half-baked ideas out of your head and written down in a plan so you can move forward with confidence.
Quilts, Inc. notified exhibitors today that they will not be issuing refunds for Spring Quilt Market which was scheduled for May 15-17 in Pittsburgh, but was cancelled due to COVID-19.
TNNA has decided to cancel its 2020 Summer Show due to concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and will alert member soon about possible refunds.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Studio Art Quilt Associates opted to convert their annual conference scheduled for March 19 to 22, 2020 in Toronto to a virtual conference and, although it was a challenge, the event was highly successful with aspects the organization hopes to carry forward into the future.
Smogware is a porcelain project out of Berlin that aims to make the problem of air pollution more tangible by representing the amounts of pollution the average European breathes the deepening glazes of ceramics.
Etsy sent an email to sellers this morning encouraging them to make face masks to sell on the site to fulfill the demand to fight COVID-19.
Setting a positive yet uplifting tone on social media during the COVID-19 global pandemic has been a challenge for many creative companies, but some have used this opportunity to connect with their audience in new and creative ways.
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