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Discover the Most Generous Cities in America

By Craftsy
Generous Cities

'Tis the season of giving! And, its clear that many of you are already feeling the holiday spirit, according to the results of our recent survey of 10,000 passionate makers across the country. Keep reading to find out if your city made the list of America’s most generous!

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Ask an Expert: Lighting Demystified With Neil van Niekerk

By Craftsy
Neil van Niekerk ExpertThanks for tuning in for another week of Ask An Expert. Today, we share advice directly from our expert Neil van Niekerk, in response to popular questions asked by our community members within our Facebook Photography Club. Find out what to do in situations when you can't bounce your flash, how to best achieve a prime effect, how many cameras to use when shooting a wedding, and more. And, ask your own questions! Read more »

Make a Huggable Monster for a Child in Need

By Craftsy
Lovable stuffed monstersSometimes a small act can have a huge impact -- and the family-founded company A Monster to Love proves just that! Created by 12-year old twins Sam and Ben and their dad Ray, A Monster to Love designs, sews and ships adorable, wacky stuffed monsters to children in need all over the country. Read more »

Announcing the Craftsy Blogger Awards 2013!

By Lindsay Conner
Craftsy Blogger AwardsThis October, Craftsy wants to celebrate creative bloggers who have truly inspired us through their original content, vivid imagery and exceptional online personas. That’s why we are presenting the first ever Craftsy Blogger Awards, to honor those individuals who spend so many hours behind the scenes crafting the blogs you love to read! Nominate your favorites now! Read more »

Combine Scrapbooking with Machine Embroidery

By Hope Yoder
Using SVG files for ScrapbookingHave you ever heard of SVG files? SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics, a file format commonly used in the scrapbooking word. Combine machine embroidery designs with SVG files and a die-cutting machine, and you can get a whole lot more from your embroidery designs. Read more »

How to Make Your Own Birthday Cards

By Craftsy
How to make birthday cards You'll love this fun and simple step by step tutorial for creating adorable birthday cards. Join along and make a handful of these at once. Handmade and beautiful. Everyone will love them! 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 »