Free eBooks on Copyright for downloading

Interweave and Knitting Daily is offering free eBooks about copyrights. Interweave is the worlds largest on and off line resource for artists and crafters. This guide, to the basics of copyright and copyright infringement, will help you “better understand what it is and why it matters”.

These eBooks come at just the right time. This past week was World Intellectual Property Day. Whether you design patterns, craft for bazaars or are a craft retailor, this information on copyrights and copyright infringement will help to educate you on the issues that affect the arts and crafts industry.

The 10-page eBook is available for free download in each of Interweave’s online communities for artists and crafters:


Kumihimo the art of Japanese braiding

Kumihimo is the art of the Japanese braid. It translates as braided cord.  An ancient Japanese fiber technique that enables the creation of beautiful, aesthetic, and functional braiding through interlacing.  Kumihimo braids are versatile and may be used in apparel design, accessories, jewelry making and sculpture. for more

If you knit and have used icord in the past, maybe it is time to try a new technique to dress up your knitting. Beads and knitting are gaining in popularity.