Stephanie Dean is the creator of Cinnamon Annie Dolls, a version of the classic Raggedy Anne in a variety of skin tones.
Carey Portzline and Meri Kemp started Thread & Whisk in 2015 as a Portland, OR based company. Their clever innovations of familiar objects like the apron, market tote and trivet are the results of the collaborative design process they have honed to perfection.
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.
Madeleine Elizabeth is perhaps the youngest needlepoint designer working right now. A junior in high school, this talented artist has a bright future.
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.
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.
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.
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.