The Maker Files Blog

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

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

Ceramics and Pottery Making Today

Here's what you need to know about ceramics and pottery making in order to reach out today's makers.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Jun 27, 2018

Makers Who Sew and Social Media: Highlights from Our Second Focus Group

We assembled a focus group with some of our favorite makers who sew to ask more questions about who they follow and what catches their attention online. Here are some of the highlights we picked up from the conversation.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Jun 6, 2018

Kids Crafts: Insights, Trends, and the Growing Market

In order for your brand to get a better understanding of what makers are looking for when it comes to kids crafts, keep reading for essential statistics, trends, and more.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on May 30, 2018