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Why Designers Charge For Patterns

“Why do you charge for patterns? Why can’t you just give them to us for free?”. This is a question I get in my private messages on Facebook, DM’s on Instagram, and even occasionally via email almost weekly. I talked to many fellow crochet and knitwear designers about this topic and it seems this sort […] Read more…

Spring Craft Market Recap

This is the third and final part of my Spring Market Vlog series. I am so happy to have it all posted for you, and all within 10 days of my craft market! I’m sure ten days sounds like a lot but let me tell ya… my computer crashed at least 4 times and I […] Read more…

Spring Craft Market – The Market

Part 2 in my spring craft market series is now here! Check out the you-tube video below to see what market day is like. I show you the setup and breakdown of my booth as well as some in between craft market stuff. I seriously love setting up my booth space at markets. It brings […] Read more…

Spring Craft Market – The before

Spring craft markets can be scary for us crochet and knitwear sellers. We generally love making winter wearables with bulky yarns. Spring markets aren’t meant for our lionbrand thick n quick projects…. or are they? This is a question I get so often, “What should I bring to a spring market?”. I finally have an […] Read more…

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Streamline Your Tagging Process

I have wanted to change my pricing for months, but the thought of having to remove my old tags, make new ones, then apply them to all my items one by one was daunting. It was so daunting that I put it off for months. Now I streamlined my tagging process to make this task […] Read more…

16 X 8 Market Booth Setup

My favorite thing about doing a market is the booth setup. If I am being 100% honest, majority of the reason I do markets is because of this. If there was a job out there that I could just do booth setup after booth setup, I’d be the first one in line to apply. Seeing […] Read more…

Addi Express King Vs. Toy Knitting Machine

Ever since I started talking about my love for my Addi Knitting machines and shared my Bon-fire beanie and twist headband tutorials, I have gotten tons of questions about knitting machines. Most of the questions were asking about some cheaper alternatives to the Addi Express King machine. I could never give you any concrete answers […] Read more…

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Etsy Income Report – 2018

Income reports are some of my favorite posts by other makers in our niche. With that being said, I figured why not add more income report type posts to my own blog. An Etsy Income Report is the first thing I will be covering since that is a huge part of my business. I hope […] Read more…

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Bon-Fire Beanie Addi Express Tutorial

My Bon-Fire Beanie is my most requested tutorial to date. For this tutorial I will be using my Addi Express – King sized. My Crocheters Can Knit Too blog post covered how the Addi knitting machines have forever upped my market prep game. The Addi definitely takes some getting used to, but once you master […] Read more…

8 Goals for Makers in 2019

At the close of a year, it’s always a good time to reflect on all the things we accomplished, as well as the areas we want to improve upon. If you watched my live with Ashley of A Crafty Concept last night then you heard all about our 2019 maker goals. I have that video […] Read more…

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