Local Craft Business Making Waves in the Sewing Community

An online craft business was the farthest thing from her mind She was in the sixth grade when she first learned how to sew during Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Church. Two grades later she received her first sewing machine. During her […]

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The DIY Way: Helping Women feel Healthy and Beautiful

“My goal is to help women feel confident in their own bodies and take control of their beauty routines.” DIY Beauty Make It Classy started as a natural hair and beauty blog in 2010 called, http://www.classycurlies.com created by Victoria Smith. After years […]

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Craft Business Started by Single Mom After Bad Shopping Experience

The journey begins… Long before the thought of establishing an online craft business, Cheryl Hinton was looking to find a Christmas gift for her great-niece. She in for a rude awakening. She discovered that stores lacked dolls of color. It was November […]

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Why I Chose to Pivot In My Craft Business

I’ve always prided myself on being adaptive and embracing change. That is, until last year, during the third trimester of my pregnancy, when I was faced with one of the hardest decisions ever. I realized that no matter how flexible someone is, a small part of us can be blind to making a change. Therefore, I changed directions from selling DIY jewelry kits to being a digital magazine and education platform for crafters.

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