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Craft Product Leaders Team Up For FaveCrafts eBook

'Crochet Patterns, Painting Ideas, and More: 15 New DIY Crafts' includes projects by Duck Tape, Elmer’s, Fiskars and other companies

Crochet Patterns, Painting Ideas, and More: 15 New DIY Crafts


MAY 8, 2014 – NORTHBROOK, IL – Big names in the craft product world teamed up to sponsor a new FaveCrafts eBook, Crochet Patterns, Painting Ideas, and More: 15 New DIY Crafts, produced by Prime Publishing.

The free eBook, released May 5, features an array of trend-based craft projects from Coats and Clark, Darice, Design Master, Duck Brand, Elmer’s Products Inc., Fiskars, iLoveToCreate, Krylon, Leisure Arts, Lion Brand Yarns, Plaid, Polyform Products, Rit Studio, Simplicity and Sizzix.

Simone Collins, editorial director of Prime Publishing, said “We are so excited to partner with such great companies for our latest free eBook. These projects represent the best of what we have to offer on FaveCrafts."

Crochet Patterns, Painting Ideas, and More: 15 New DIY Crafts includes trendy crafting projects such as Milk Monster Boxes by Elmer’s Products, Candy Striped Texting Gloves by Simplicity Creative Group and more.

"At Plaid, we want to bring fresh,inspired ideas to crafters and being a part of this new eBook gives us an exciting opportunity to introduce an on-trend project featuring the popular Stencil1 line and our FolkArt Multi-Surface Acrylic paint," said Jen King, communications director of Plaid Enterprises.

Polyform Products, makers of Sculpey polymer clay, is thrilled to be included in the new eBook, said Iris Weiss, education manager of Polyform Products.  “I just know readers will be fascinated with this publication, it's a perfect opportunity to try a new craft,” she said.

"ShurTech Brands prides itself on providing innovative products like Duck Tape and FrogTape brand painter's tape that help DIYers and crafters bring their ideas to life,” said Patti Sack, Media Manager, ShurTech Brands, LLC. “We're happy we could work with and Prime Publishing on this new eBook to give crafting enthusiasts a new source of inspiration to get their imaginations going."

Susan Spiegel, vice president of marketing communications for Ellison, said her company is thrilled to be part of this innovative new crafts eBook that empowers DIY creativity through these truly imaginative projects.

"[Fiskars] is excited to share our ampersand canvas project in the eBook to inspire crafters to use adventurous materials and recommend tools like Fiskars Amplify Mixed Media Shears that make the process easier and even more enjoyable," said Maggie Younggren, director of marketing communications for Fiskars.

"[Coats & Clark] are proud to be sponsoring this eBook that provides inspiration for all different types of crafts, including yarn projects," said Carrie Leahew, consumer marketing manager of Coats & Clark.

Likewise, “Spray painting is about expression,” said Katherine Merkle, brand manager of Krylon. “We are thrilled to be part of a publication that offers inspiration to help bring consumers’ projects to life through color and innovative products.”

Haley Barker, marketing communications manager of Simplicity Creative Group, said “There’s a sense of pride and accomplishment that comes along with making something yourself and we are excited we can help make those feelings come to fruition.“

Readers can download the Crochet Patterns, Painting Ideas, and More: 15 New DIY Crafts eBook for free at

Web site visitors can also find the eBook under the "Most Popular Crafts" category on the homepage.


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For more information, please contact:
Melissa Conner, FaveCrafts Managing Editor

About is an exciting resource for all things craft - from expert tips to project ideas for every style and skill level. We also publish Quick & Crafty, a free e-mail newsletter, publish crafting eBooks, and create crafting related product promotions, contests and giveaways.

About Prime Publishing LLC:
Prime Publishing LLC was established in 1995 as a traditional niche book publishing company. Today, they are an Internet Media Company that operates web site communities and e-mail newsletters in niche areas such as crafting and cooking. A full list of web properties, free newsletters and free eBooks can be found at



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