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Social Media Tips for Indie Designers & Makers, Pt 4: Instagram

By Craftsy
Instagram tips for indie designersFor the final installment of our series on Social Media Tips for Indie Designers, we'll take a look at Instagram. Similar to Pinterest, Instagram is a good opportunity to visually represent your brand, your personality, and your taste, and color those photos with descriptions that help fans and followers feel a connection to your aesthetic. Should you be on Instagram? Read more »

Win Your Wishlist

By Craftsy
Win Your Craftsy WishlistYou can now share your Craftsy wishlist with friends and family so they can get you exactly what you want. For every person you email your wishlist to, you'll receive an entry into a Craftsy giveaway where three lucky members will win all the classes on their list, up to $250 worth! Read more »

Knit Your Own Kable Kuff from Adorn Anew!

By Craftsy
Knit your own Kable KuffLaura Nelkin has released the tenth and final pattern from her Adorn Anew knitted jewelry e-book... the Kable Kuff! Find out more about this gorgeous design that is the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Read more »

Social Media Tips for Indie Designers & Makers, Pt 1: Facebook

By Craftsy
Social media tips for pattern designersLooking for tips to promote your indie pattern designs, craft business or just get more social on social media? We're kicking off a series of blog posts to help you get started on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram. We'll take a look at how to cater to your audience and start a conversation! Read more »

In the Jewelry World, Natural Stones Rock!

By Stefanie Japel
Natural Stone JewelryWho needs diamonds, rubies, or emeralds to make elegant, lovely, and gorgeous jewelry? As this post shows, jewelery makers everywhere are showcasing the beauty and character of natural, non-precious stones in their work, and we love it! We think you will, too. Read more »

Craftsy Pattern Designer, Lisa Clarke,
Talks Polymer Clay and Fiber Art

By Stefanie Japel
Lisa Clark Accessory DesignerCraftsy designer Lisa Clarke's Polka Dot Cottage pattern store is a popular destination for those who work with polymer clay and fiber art, and who are seeking inventive patterns. Here, we meet Lisa and find out what inspires her, how she came to work with both fiber and polymer clay, and which techniques she prefers. Read more »

Craft Wars: Let the Battle Begin!

By Craftsy
Craft Wars is a super fun new show on TLC that we've been hearing about for weeks. We were so eager to see what this televised craft competition had in store that we figured many of you had to be, as well! Thankfully Craftsy team member Katie is here to recap the very first episode for us and let us know what this series is going to be all about. Read more »