Magazines and Blogs
American Craft Magazine
The American Craft Council’s publication celebrates the impulse to make things by hand. Articles explore craft artists’ struggles and triumphs, craft theory and history. Visit online for articles, a blog, and a calendar of craft exhibits/events.
This online magazine unites, inspires, informs, and entertains imaginative and resourceful crafters, transforming the traditional with unconventional and renegade techniques. Explore project ideas, how-to videos, patterns, a calendar of events, and online forums. Follow CRAFT on Twitter, Facebook, or Flickr, or in person at Maker Faire, the world's largest DIY festival.
This daily web site on home and product design includes sections on mini-trends and product guides on topics ranging from garden design to textiles to furniture. Check out the 'biz ladies' section for business advice.
Connecting cultures and inspiring action, this independent, international publication explores the nexus between design and development, culture and commerce, art and craft, and environment and ethics. Print and online topics range from materials to history to philanthropy and retailing, with proceeds aiding non-profits addressing artisan issues.
Encouraging creative expression through craft media including magazines, books, online content, and events, the Press’ magazines include Spin Off, Handwoven, and Piecework. Each has an information-packed web site.
This British publication indulges those with a "cerebral and sensual addiction to textiles in all forms" - including fine art, interiors, fashion, travel, and shopping. The web site showcases crafts, and links to their blog and endless inspiration.
This blog (hosted by Etsy, a handmade community and marketplace) examines what people make and how they exchange and consume. Topics include market trends, craftivism, merchandising tips, digital photography, and more.
Valley Fiber Life Magazine
This online magazine of fiber arts-related stories addresses creativity and inspiration, quilts, needlework and lace, and more, including an artists gallery and resource list. Subscribe to their newsletter for periodic notes about textiles.
WeaveZine features the WeaveGeek blog, which includes projects for your loom, book reviews, and the personal fiber adventures of Syne Mitchell, blog editor.
Wild Fibers Magazine
This international quarterly about culture, tradition, travel, and fiber is for people involved in the exotic fiber industry, from animals to finished weaving, spinning, dyeing, and felting. Visit FiberCam’s behind-the-scenes fiber site videos.