The Association of Homecrafters and Artists, dedicated to helping the craft-related home business, has a new location at 516 W. 1610 South. The business is for producers of craft products that are for sale through craft fairs, boutiques, retail stores and mail order.
The association is available to craft artists to assist them in cost-cutting efforts through co-op buying of raw goods and materials at wholesale or distributor prices. It will offer bimonthly newsletters as sources of information on the ever-changing craft industry and will contain answers to questions pertaining to the business of craft production.Biannual seminars sponsored by the association will be held. Members can meet to hear guest speakers, attend workshops and vote for board members. At the December seminar, an awards banquet will be a part of the activities.
Members can have their product taken to shows by meeting qualifications and deadlines set by the association.