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A note on navigating ATA’s blog: The list of Topics in the right hand margin of each page (for computers) and below (for phones and tablets), is a menu that gives you direct access to all the posts. The posts are organized in sections, e.g. Mastering the Art of Self Promotion and the 2018 Blog Tour.

 

 



Commissions: A Dream Client

My First Commission: A Dream Client and an Intimate Story to Tell (Reprinted from Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot Magazine )

 

In the summer of 2014, I attended Convergence, the Handweaver’s Guild of America’s bi-annual conference. Over the past 20+ …

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Keeping Up With The Times: Appealing To Collectors

Keeping up with what’s happening in the art world is useful, especially if you want to sell your work. Do you read relevant periodicals? I regularly read American Craft, Fiber Art Now, Sculpture Magazine (because my husband gets it), Shuttle, …

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Craft Industry Alliance

 

 

Craft Industry Alliance (CIA) is a community of craft industry makers, suppliers, designers, content creators, educators, and service providers serious about small business. CIA offers content that many ATA members might find helpful. There are webinars on things …

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Exhibiting: Mixing Medias and Hanging Issues

Welsh artist Ros Hornbuckle has been weaving for over 20 years. She has much experience with sales and commission work having supplied shops and galleries in London, Stratford upon Avon, and Llangollen among other places. Presently, Ros is regularly exhibiting  …

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Shipping, Far and Wide

Lessons Learned

The first time I ever shipped a tapestry overseas was in 2006. I have to tell you it was with a bit of trepidation. I didn’t know if I would ever see my work again. I thought it …

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Ulrika Leander On Marketing


 

This is a wonderful interview with Ulrika Leander. Ulrika talks about how she has been marketing and promoting her work including several useful ideas we can all try.

 

How long have you been weaving?

For over 50 years.…

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