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The Craftsy Knitting and Crochet Patterns App

By Craftsy
Knitting and Crochet AppFind your next knitting and crochet projects in this FREE catalog of over 24,000 patterns from Craftsy independent designers! With the Craftsy Knitting and Crochet Patterns App you can instantly download the best patterns from around the world, thousands of which are FREE, in an easy to use PDF format. Read more »

Help with Handmade Goods for Children

By Craftsy
Help with Handmade Goods for ChildrenJoin Craftsy Cares in helping to provide handmade goods for hospitalized children throughout the month of May, 2013. We’re thrilled to bring cheer by partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with pediatric cancer. Read more »

How to Ruffle Fabric

By Julia Garza
How to Ruffle FabricRuffling fabric is a useful skill to master! You’re likely to come across it when sewing garments and it’s a technique you can use to add interest to your home decor projects. Ruffling fabric is actually very simple. In fact, it can be done in 4 easy steps! Read more »
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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 »

Trend Alert! Handmade Ornaments

By Stefanie Japel
Handmade ornaments are a wonderful way to decorate your tree with meaningful adornments. Whether sewn, knitted, or crocheted, they are beautiful, and they even make great gifts! Read more »

Win Your Wishlist

By Craftsy
You 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 »

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

By Craftsy
Looking 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 »