offers several publications, including Crafting as a Business,
- called "perhaps the most thorough and easily digested guide
on this topic packed with invaluable tips from successful crafters,"
by the editors of Amazon.com - AmericanStyle - offers a wide
variety of content regarding art, craft, travel and interior design
- and NICHE - a leading trade publication in the world of
American craft art.
Anthropology Outreach Office of the Smithsonian Institution recommends
this magazine, calling it "Very informative discussion on a variety
of art and craft techniques and histories; many full-color photographs
and bibliographic references."
(info: 7314 East Osborn Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85251; 480-994-5445)
Patterns.com The Magazine
online magazine offers you the choice of downloading an issue as a
pdf file, or receiving the magazine on CD in the mail. Published every
two months, the articles offer clear directions and excellent illustrations.
Ideas for the Art of Beads and Jewelry. Regular departments include:
Tips, Pattern, Basics, Your Work gallery.
times a year you'll be treated to beautiful projects providing clear-cut
directions and illustration. The pages will be filled with inspiring
interviews with stars in the field, historical features on beadworking
around the world, reviews of the best beading books and supplies,
and helpful tips to make your beaderly life easier."
be blown away by some of the projects - not everything is beadwork,
but a must if you like the multidisciplinary approach.
is your comprehensive resource into the world of gemcraft, jewelry
making and design. We offer you monthly coverage of every facet of
the field. Whatever your interest or level of expertise, you'll find
a breathtaking array of information within each lavishly illustrated
120+ page issue. Whether you're a beginner, an experienced artisan
or in the business, Lapidary Journal can take you to a whole
Realm is recognized worldwide as a benchmark of marine photography
publications - the pictures are great for inspiration!
wonderful source of inspiration, covering not only beadwork, but wearable
art, high-end crafts, jewelry, and other handwork by artisans from
around the world."
(info: PO Box 2349, San Marcos, CA 92079; 760-599-0222)
this fashion magazine will help keep you up-to-date with the current
issues are also available!