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  Summer is coming in the Northern Hemisphere, luring people outside with its warmth, sunshine and fun activities. Most craft businesses see a drop-off in sales during the warmer months as even dedicated crafters take a break to engage with nature or tackle larger household projects...

In our previous blog post, we discussed Craftivism’s resurgence during the Women’s March at the end of January. Crafting has become the face of this movement; just look at the front page of the New York Times and the covers of  Time and the New...

  Whenever we head over to Ravelry to check out the patterns on the Hot Right Now (HRN) list or see what new yarns have been added to the database, we can almost always guarantee that we’re going to see fingering-weight shawl patterns on the HRN...

Our last post examined the trends we’re seeing in needle-arts crafting, both decorative and practical, as we move into 2017. In this post, we look at trends in the fiber crafts, including paper crafts. Yarn and Fiber Crafts The extreme knitting and giant yarn projects are still...

As a self-employed craft industry professional, you wear a lot of hats. It can be difficult to figure out which tasks you can contract out and which are essential to your creative vision, but allocating your time and energy efficiently will make both your business...