The Maker Files Blog

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

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

Why You Should Know About the Live Edge and Resin Woodworking Trend

In this post, we'll take a look at the visual appeal of the live edge and resin woodworking trend and how today's woodcrafters are setting out to achieve it.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Oct 31, 2018

Cosplay on Halloween: More Than A Costume

In this post, we'll explain five important ways that cosplay on Halloween takes the holiday to a whole new level.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Oct 24, 2018

Knitting and Crochet: Rookies vs. Pros

In this post, we'll compare some common characteristics of knitting and crochet rookies vs. pros as well as discuss the commonalities that can allow your brand to make genuine connections with both groups.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Oct 17, 2018

How New 2018 Tariffs Impact the Maker Movement

In this blog post, we'll explain what crafts, brands, and makers have been affected by the recent tariffs and how those tariffs impact the Maker Movement as a whole.
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Posted by Ivy Decker on Oct 3, 2018