Carrie Leahew is the Senior Consumer Marketing Manager with Coats Crafts. She works most closely with Red Heart. We chatted at the 2016 Snap! conference about how professional crafters can work with Red Heart.
About Red Heart
Coats has been in business for over 250 years and is the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer. One in four garments in the world is made with Coats thread!
About the interview
In this episode, I talk with Carrie about all the ways that Red Heart works with professional crafters. Use the Contact Us page to reach out to Red Heart. Some of the possible collaborations we discussed are:
- Guest blogging opportunities,
- Yarn support for free crochet and knitting patterns or yarn crafts tutorials to be hosted on your own blog,
- Freelance design opportunities,
- Providing free products for charity projects or for giveaways, and
- An affiliate program (coming soon).
While Red Heart generally works with established designers and organizes its own call for submissions, they are always open to receiving design proposals or inquiries from new designers and bloggers.
Besides the Contact Us page, designers and bloggers with existing tutorials and patterns can reach out to the social media manager via direct messages to let Red Heart know about your existing work.
You may also find this past episode, How to Source Yarn (Inexpensively) for Your Business, helpful.
Listen to the podcast for more hints from Carrie about working with Red Heart.
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