The Maker Files Blog

Our blog for brands looking to create authentic connections with makers & DIYers

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering Trends

In this post, we'll explore the modern calligraphy and hand lettering trends that makers are using to personalize their communications and much more.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Nov 21, 2018

Why Crafting is Cool Again

So what's inspiring the crafter movement, and why is it so popular now? In this post, we'll take a look at why crafting is cool again and who is leading the charge.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Nov 7, 2018

2018 Craft Trends In Review

From analysis at conferences, craft fair and Etsy sales, and social media conversations, we've compiled a list of some of the biggest 2018 craft trends that also have some staying power for 2019, too.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Sep 12, 2018

3 Elements of an Effective Sewing Tutorial

How can you make sure that your content stands out from the rest (and keeps sewists coming back for more)? In this post, we're discussing the top 3 elements sewists told us that they're actually looking for in a good sewing tutorial.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Aug 15, 2018

Makers Who Sew: Pattern or No Pattern?

In this post, we'll discuss the state of patterns in the sewing craft, along with the most common sources sewists turn to when they need a pattern today.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Aug 8, 2018