A new year, a new start, and a new name!
I’ve always wanted to run my own creative business and for years half-heartedly dabbled in selling handmade things online and to friends and family. I did this under the name SmurfPop, but it never really went anywhere.
Then last Christmas my life unexpectedly changed course rather drastically, and it provided me with the motivation and determination to throw myself into trying to build a successful business doing what I love. I decided to change names as I never felt SmurfPop really “fit” with what I was trying to do. So A Creative Thread was born!
My intention with A Creative Thread is to design, create and sell both ready-made handmade items, as well as knitting and crochet patterns. It’s a daunting task, but I’ve been so inspired by some amazing people on Instagram who have built their own craft businesses, so I know it can be done! (Shout outs to Chain Twenty, Miskunn and The Hook Nook – you girls rock <3)
Finally, to celebrate, everything in my Etsy shop is currently 15% off until Sunday 4th March – no code or minimum spend required!