If you’re a longtime reader of Crafternews, you know Potter Craft hosts a special lunchtime event for magazine editors, newspaper writers, and TV and radio producers to give them a sneak peek at our upcoming titles, as well as an opportunity to see finished projects from our books. And this year might have been the best event yet!
Have you been considering taking up a new craft? Our authors are traveling all over the country to teach workshops, give lectures, and more. Check out our list of events to see who will be visiting to a city near you.
The Sketchbook Project is a constantly evolving library of artists’ sketchbooks from around the globe. The library annually tours its completed sketchbooks, exhibiting in galleries across 15 countries. Interested in learning more about the Sketchbook Project? If so, you’re in luck! The Sketchbook Project’s mobile library—filled with this year’s sketchbooks—is going on tour!
You’ve already seen how the cover stars for Knitted Farm Animals lived it up in Manhattan during their cover shoot. But there have been plenty more knitted animals seen roaming around New York City, including a chicken, pig, cow, and donkey.
Despite Anaheim being surprisingly chilly, the CrafterNews team had a fabulous time at 2013 Craft & Hobby Show. Spending several days soaking up crafty inspiration, making friends, attending workshops, renewing business relationships, and seeing all the hot new products that are about to arrive on store shelves was exhausting, but exhilarating at the same time. Here’s a taste of what it was all about.
Cold winter months are perfect for crafting, whether you’re getting around to a pattern you’ve wanted to try, finishing a big project, or learning a new skill. No matter what your plans are, be sure to check out what our favorite authors are up to in the coming months! They will be traveling all around the country to lecture, teach workshops, and meet with fans, and they may be coming to a place near you.
From workshops with your favorite authors to early holiday shopping, fall brings an abundance of local events and day-trips, whether your passion is for knitting, crochet, spinning, or just appreciating beautiful, handmade goods.
Crafternews always loves heading to Columbus, Ohio, each summer for the National Needlearts Show, which exhibits the latest and greatest in all things knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, cross-stitching, and embroidery.
This summer looks like it’s going to be a scorcher, but even triple-digit temps won’t stop us from checking out our favorite wool festivals, craft shows, and other handmade-centric events. Whether you’re planning a cross-country road trip or just staying in your hometown, our handy calendar highlighting the best that the season has to offer will help make this a crafty summer to remember.