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Craft Business — Page 2

Craft Business

Jill Smith, of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, turns old “junk” – broken watches, jewelry, silverware, old buttons, and more – into wearable art that she sells at craft shows and some local gift shops and antique stores. And, she is a great inspiration for those of you who are wondering whether or not you have what it […]

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I just came across this wonderful article on the WAHM Spotlight by Diane Palmer of www.Make-Crafts-For-Cash.com about “Growing Your Newsletter List at Craft Shows.” In the article, Diane talks about using a drawing to entice people to sign up for your email or paper newsletter. If you’re going to have a successful craft business, a […]

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Lisa Lam, of www.u-handbag.com, has a great article on the Craft::Boom site about some quick and easy holiday items you can make and sell this holiday season. Basically, Lisa has a list of items that should do well over the holiday shopping season. You can get more detail by visiting the article, but here’s her […]

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I just ran across this great interview of Amanda Soule at Craft::Boom, part of the eMomsAtHome.com network of sites. In the interview, the Craft::Boom folks talk to Amanda about how she got into a craft business, how she sells her products, and about her new book, “The Creative Family.” The interview does a great job […]

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Time Management – it can be such an ugly phrase for any craft business owner. You got into crafting because of the creativity, and for many of us, time management is a shackle. Don’t tell me when to do something, or how long the creative process is going to take! “It is what it is,” […]

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I was checking out my Google Alerts, and ran across a story about the Manchester Craft Mafia, a group of craft business owners in Manchester, UK. Here’s their mission statement from their site: Manchester Craft Mafia is a group of crafty businesses dedicated to supporting and sharing a creative, maverick spirit of crafting in Manchester, […]

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I just came across this wonderful interview with Cathy Callahan, owner of the craft business, Cathy of California. She makes some really wonderful, vintage-style crafts and has her own successful craft business web site (and the design is super cool). The interview is short, but there are links to her website and blog, and you […]

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