Nache Snow Helping Women To Focus and Take Action

Nache’ Snow is a podcaster, online educator, and maker. In addition, she loves to blog, journal, and make videos. Her website NacheSnow.com is a resource website that helps crafters, makers, and creatives pursue their passion by arming them with the best advice […]

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I’m A Ceramicist Who Fell In Love With Clay

My name is Fawn Penn I’ve always done craft in some sense of the word. Being profoundly drawn to clay and rocks, it felt like a natural progression. Many days were spent painting, doing digital art, drawing, and anything else I could […]

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I Love Whimsical, Vintage, and Floral Crafts

I’m Elizabeth Jones I didn’t always appreciate country life. I had plans of moving to New York City. But, the older I got, the more I loved the slower pace of life and my country roots. I’m inspired every time I walk […]

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Midwest Craft Con’s New Membership Program for Crafters

Since entering the craft scene since 2016 Midwest Craft Con hasn’t missed a beat. Part founder Megan Green shares the progression of MWCC during a recent interview. Tell us all about Midwest Craft Con. What does the organization do, how did it […]

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How Handmade Sellers Can Use Etsy to Build a Brand and Have a Successful Store w/ Taylor Smith

Guest Bio: Taylor is a former teacher & co-owner of Studio Sisters, along with her sister Katie. Studio Sisters is a lifestyle brand for creative entrepreneurs that produces vinyl stickers. Her Etsy shop is ranked in the top 0.1% of all Etsy […]

Meet Chicago Jewelry Maker Jean Williams

Jewelry Making Opportunity of A Lifetime Jean Williams was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. After graduating from Dillard University, she relocated to Chicago, IL, where she worked as a journalist, writer, and editor for various publications, newspapers, nonprofits, and corporations. […]

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Former Bead Shop Employee Plans to Open Museum of Beadwork This Fall

Sewing and Jewelry Making Kristina Skillin traveled bumpy roads and took many paths, but they all led to her starting a museum. Born and raised in Portland, Maine, she’s been adventurous, creative, curious, and passionate about learning new things. She earned her […]

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Meet Cynthia Dorrough: Knitting Instructor, Designer, and Pattern Editor 

Cynthia comes from a family of women makers. Her grandparents and parents often shared stories about learning how to quilt and sew out of necessity and felt the need to pass the skill down to her. Quilting was the first craft she […]

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Seven Signs You’re In The Wrong Craft Group

It’s always a dice roll whenever you like, follow, or join a craft group. Sadly, you will never know the value until your request is approved. So what happens when you have entered a craft group, only to be disappointed?  The group […]

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Crafter Cheryl Hinton Converts Basement Into A Dream Craft Room

Nowadays, crafters can find craft room inspirations anywhere. You can follow hashtags on Instagram and see various image ideas. You can see YouTube videos of craft room tours. Pinterest gives plenty of pinned ideas as well. Then there are convertible storages that […]

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The Ugly Art Club: Where Imperfection is Promoted

Make More Art That’s what founders (Tiffany Goff Smith, DeeDee Carton, and Kristin Peterson) had in mind for the art community before opening its doors last September. They promote art that’s raw, soulful, and personal. Artists are strongly encouraged to show imperfection […]

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How Crafting Played A Significant Role in Families in the Past

Since this is national craft month, it wouldn’t be fair to not talk about the craft stories heard from families or what I witnessed during childhood. Long before Pinterest and YouTube, the pride, love, and joy of crafting were present in families […]

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