45+ Free Disney Inspired Cross-Stitch Patterns – Cross-Stitch

These Cross-stitch patterns are all inspired by Disney and Disney movies and Cartoons. Disney is the happiest place on earth especially when the patterns are free. Most of these free cross stitch patterns are quite basic, so if you are looking for something a little more detailed or perhaps snarky then check out these Snarky … Read more

Etsy Must Craft Solution to Ease Ire of Sellers

For Etsy, Black Friday took on a very different meaning last year. Although nobody knew it at the time, rather than serving as the perennial kick-off of the busy holiday shopping season, the day after Thanksgiving would turn out to be the high watermark for the Brooklyn-based operator of the world’s largest marketplace for hand- … Read more

MacKenzie-Childs Gives New Artisans a Chance With First-Ever Craft Festival

MacKenzie-Childs, the artisan-driven American heritage home décor brand, invites artisans to apply for a chance to be one of the approximately 150 hand-selected artisans to exhibit their high-quality handmade creations and fine art at the first annual MacKenzie-Childs Artisan Craft Festival held on the grounds of its beautiful farm in Aurora, NY, Sept. 30 – … Read more

Etsy sellers on strike, ‘designers’ versus ‘decorators’ and more

This just in: Busts are having a major moment, as homeowners fill their shelves with the heads of everyone from the Greek poet Sappho to David Bowie. Whatever happens next, stay in the know with our weekly roundup of headlines, launches and events, recommended reading and more. Business News Thousands of Etsy sellers are shutting … Read more

Church calendar of events – The News Herald

Send event information by email to downriverlife@thenewsherald.com. List the time, date, location, cost and contact information. Submit announcements at least two weeks prior to the event. For a complete listing, visit www.thenewsherald.com/things-to-do/ Events Annual Flea Market: April 28 (9 am to 3 pm), 29 (9 am to 3 pm) and April 30 (9 am to … Read more

This early-childhood educator could not afford childcare for her six year old. Why keep teaching?

Shaniq Wells considered quitting her long career as an early-childhood educator during the first year of the pandemic. The childcare industry saw a mass departure of teachers who have gone on to work as nannies or in other fields altogether. Statewide, 60% of childcare centers struggled to keep staffed during the pandemic, according to the … Read more