American Made

Whether you're a maker, a DIYer, or a new small business owner, consider this your go-to spot for practical advice and inspiration. From tips on how to find investors to real stories of how crafters turned their favorite hobbies into flourishing businesses, we're here to support all things local and celebrate all things handmade.

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Meet Women Behind the Quilts of Gee's Bend That Changed America

Their patchwork masterpieces—exhibited in museums to nationwide acclaim—date back to the early 20th century.

Shop This Virtual Pop-Up and You'll Be Supporting Latina-Owned Businesses

The founder of We Are Women Owned, Lisa Nicole Rosado, is honoring her Puerto-Rican American roots by organizing a month-long online market.

Ashley Alexis McFarlane Is Redefining Heritage Through Her Heirloom Jewelry

The founder of Omi Woods shares how her designs—consisting of coins, cowries, crosses, and female icons—are handmade with fair-trade gold and conflict-free fine metals.

Flora Grubb Is Teaching All of Us How to Garden More Sustainably

Rare air plants, succulent, cacti, and chic pottery—it's all found at her neighborhood nursery in San Francisco, California.

Michael A. Cummings Shares His Best Tips from 30 Years of Quilt-Making

His colorful art—pieced together in the narrative, storytelling tradition—have been exhibited in museum galleries throughout the country.

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Nana Quagraine Wants to Bring the Best of African Design Into Your Home

The founder of 54kibo has an eye for finding artisanal lighting, wall-art, and furniture—all made across 54 countries—that has global appeal.

How to Network Virtually

From the best freelancing platforms to tips for improving your LinkedIn profile, two success coaches share their advice.