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We always love to support our members when they sell at markets... I hope you will too! If you're not in the LA area or can't make it to Patchwork Show this weekend, you can also buy from all of these makers online (links below!).
If you do stationery, you know that the mother of all tradeshows for your people is National Stationery Show (or NSS). Getting there and doing well can feel very intimidating once you see all of the amazing booth displays (and hear how much work is entailed!). That's why seasoned stationery pro Katie Hunt created Tradeshow Bootcamp (TSBC)-- to tell other paper people what it's like to go to NSS and run a successful stationery company. Katie offers a wealth of resources through TSBC and her signature event Paper Camp.
Each year as part of our awards show we honor someone that is kicking butt in their business and is making cool stuff. This is someone we see as leader in the handmade community and has made a career path that many others in our industry can pattern their own businesses after. We could not be more pleased to announce that the 2015 Master Maker will be Erin Dollar of Cotton & Flax. Not only does she make beautiful home goods and has rapidly grown her business to be featured in stores like CB2, but she has also made herself available to other makers to help them and advise them as they grow their businesses. We can't wait to honor her at our awards show on March 7, 2015!