YarnCraft Episode 53 :: Discover Handmade Artisans & Find Out How You Can Get Started Selling for Free

3 Nov

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Celebrate the creativity of knitters, crocheters, and artisans with Liz & Zontee. As the holiday season approaches, we think of beautiful gifts to purchase, as well as inspiration for gifts that we can make on our own. Support handmade with today’s episode when we give shout-outs to makers of all kinds of yarn-related goods.

Zontee also interviews Tony Ford, EVP/COO of Artfire.com, an online marketplace for handmade artisans, suppliers, and more. Tony shares just how easy it is to get started selling on ArtFire for free. Check out Arfire.com/LionBrand.

Links discussed include:

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life — Liz & Zontee look ahead to the upcoming holidays and give a couple of fun and festive decor ideas that you can start now! Patterns discussed include:

The next episode is about holiday gift ideas, so tell us what you’re making for your loved ones. To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! You can also call in at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276.

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Theme music is “Boy with a Coin” by Iron and Wine, from the PodSafe Music Network.

Show Notes:

00:14 Intro & welcome
01:24 Hooks & Needles
05:47 ArtFire Artisans
17:27 Interview with Tony Ford
30:35 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
38:48 Thanks to our guests