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Episode 64: Work with Red Heart as a Professional Crafter: An Interview with Carrie Leahew

Sharing is caring! Listen to the episode in the player, download the episode here, or subscribe on Google Play Music, iTunes, Stitcher, or TuneIn.  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 …

Episode 63: Blogging, Taking Risks in Your Business, and Working with Sponsors with Erica Dietz from 5 Little Monsters

Sharing is caring! Listen to the episode in the player, download the episode here, or subscribe on Google Play Music, iTunes, Stitcher, or TuneIn.  Erica Dietz from 5 Little Monsters had been blogging for less than a year when she started working with sponsors. We chatted at the 2016 Snap! conference about blogging, taking risks, how to …

Episode 49: How to Submit Crochet or Knitting Design Proposals to Magazines

Sharing is caring! In this episode, I answer a common listener question: How do I get my patterns published in a magazine? Even if you aren’t a designer, you may want to listen as the same process is used for submitting tutorial or article ideas. Listen to the episode in the player, download the episode …

Episode 40: Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series 5: Pricing Your Pattern

Sharing is caring! This Week’s Episode I’m continuing my Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series by talking about pricing your pattern. I’ll be exploring the advantages and challenges of offering all of your self-published patterns for free, all for sale, or some combination of free and paid. This post contains affiliate links. So far …

Episode 39: Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series 4: Photographing Your Pattern

Sharing is caring! This Week’s Episode I’m continuing my Crochet & Knitting Design & Self-Publishing Mini Series by talking about photographing your pattern. I’ll be focusing on 3 topics: the photographer, the model (or backgrounds/props for non-wearables), and tutorials. This post contains affiliate links. Let’s talk about the photographer! As the online world has shifted to …