What’s Happened to Jo-Ann’s Fabrics?

Jo-Ann Fabrics

Jo-Ann Fabrics is now just “Joann” as a new shake up has looked to technology to expand and innovate on crafts for hobbyists and entrepreneurs alike. The 75-year-old US craft retailer has introduced Joann+ to offer opportunities for businesses, organizations and crafty entrepreneurs with volume pricing, dedicated customer service, flexible payment options, direct shipping and more. This … Read more

Lookbook: The Miniaturist

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Many viewers were left disappointed by the ending of the BBC’s adaption of Jessie Burton’s novel the Miniaturist but costume fans were utterly absorbed in some incredible clothes from late-17th-Century Amsterdam. Johannes Brandt was clad like a handsome musketeer in an array of coats, jerkins and a wide-brimmed hat as if he had wandered out of a Rembrandt … Read more

How to Use Instagram as a Costumier

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Instagram is one of the most powerful tools for costume professionals and fans to connect, share ideas, promote their brand or Etsy shop and keep up with what everyone is up to. If you are not already using Instagram to promote what you do or simply enjoy seeing people with similar interests then have no … Read more