Dec 13, 2021
In this podcast episode, Nicola Day, the owner of HipStitch, explains her path to opening children’s crafts studios in the Boston area. Nicola provides insightful tips for building a kids crafts studio business including marketing, hiring, and project design.
Aug 16, 2021
In this podcast episode, Meg and Patrick McElwee of Sew Liberated talk about their journey to build a values-based business that’s focused on sustainability and personal empowerment.
Jun 18, 2021
Crochet and knit collars are trending right now as a fun way to accessorize your outfit or use up spare materials. We round up some designs and patterns in this edition of What’s New in Craft.
Feb 23, 2021
Through the non-profit Black Girls Sew, fashion designer Hekima Hapa is teaching young people in her neighborhood in New York City sewing and entrepreneurship skills.
Feb 16, 2021
Threadymade is a new craft kit company that provides pre-pleated and smocked fabrics for garment sewing at home
Dec 7, 2020
In this podcast interview, sewing blogger Alexis Bailey traces her journey learning to sew, finding her voice online, and starting a successful small business selling hand-sewing kits.
Nov 10, 2020
Dominique Calvillo is leading a campaign to have knitters and sewists participate in Dressember to raise awareness and funds to fight human trafficking.
Jun 2, 2020
An emerging group of industrious sewists are now projecting patterns directly onto fabric eliminating the paper all together.
Mar 15, 2020
In this podcast episode, sewing pattern designer Norma Loehr talks about how she’s built her Orange Lingerie brand including transitioning from corporate America to working for herself and building a distinctive niche brand from the ground up.
Feb 14, 2020
The Strategic Sewing and Quilting Summit will bring industry leaders together this summer in Chicago to develop a strategic plan to grow the consumer market for sewing.