About Make2Share

Make2Share (#make2share) represents the leading manufacturers, retailers, media companies, and educators in the global maker and DIY space who have come together to promote the delight and satisfaction of handmade giving and receiving.

To join or learn more contact us at join@make2share.com. To learn more about our members, please visit their visit their websites below.

Make2Share Members

 CTLogo_180px_transparent Family-owned and operated, Connecting Threads is your one-stop online quilt shop! We combine premium quality and affordability by establishing strong relationships with manufacturers who uphold our same exacting standards of quality and practice. Cutting out the middleman allows us to offer the highest grade fabrics, threads, and tools quilters desire – at prices they can actually afford. In addition to our own exclusive lines, we work with some of the industry’s best designers and manufacturers to ensure an impressive selection is always available. In doing so, we are able to achieve our mission of inspiring, supplying, and enabling quilters to create beautiful things.


creativebug Creativebug is an online learning community for DIY crafters producing award-winning inspirational and educational videos. Creativebug is known for its all-star lineup of instructors and video classes that walk you through creative projects from start to finish. With classes in knitting, crochet, jewelry, multimedia, sewing, quilting and many more, there is something for everyone in Creativebug’s growing library of more than 600 classes.


How To Media  Founded by Emmy-nominated producer of Knit and Crochet Now!, How To Media, Inc. is a creative lifestyle production company that produces televison, video, books, projects and patterns for the modern crafter-maker.
ImmediateMediaLogo-01.jpg Immediate Media Co is the special interest content and platform company. We create compelling world-class content that inspires the passions of our highly engaged communities. And we deliver it wherever our consumers want it – in print, on mobile, on the free web, in events and on TV. We reach over 18 million consumers every month through 75+ consumer brands. Our wholly owned brands include Radio Times, olive, Homes & Antiques, hitched, Cycling Plus, Bike Radar, MadeForMums and You&YourWedding. We also own the UK’s biggest craft magazine portfolio which includes Mollie Makes, Simply Knitting, Cardmaking & Papercraft, Simply Crochet and Love Patchwork & Quilting. We recently added craft TV shopping channel Jewellery Maker to the portfolio. We publish BBC Top Gear, BBC Good Food, and BBC EasyCook on behalf of BBC Worldwide as well as BBC History, BBC Gardeners’ World, BBC Focus and the CBeebies portfolio, under licence. We also publish Lonely Planet Traveller magazine for LPG Inc. Immediate is a founding member of Magnetic, the new marketing agency for magazine media in the UK. We were named Media Company of the Year at the UK’s prestigious British Media Awards 2015.



Knit Picks is an online crafty treasure trove of yarns, tools, patterns, books and more! We go right to the source and work directly with trusted mills and manufacturers around the world, all of which we have built strong relationships with to bring the highest quality yarns and top notch tools to crafters of all kinds. Our hands-on approach from start to finish gives us the freedom to make the yarns and tools that crafters want without ever sacrificing quality. Guided by this philosophy and bound together by a shared passion for making more by spending less, Knit Picks enables crafters to do what they to best – and that is a beautiful thing, indeed.


moodfabricslogo_180pxwide Mood Fabrics opened its first store in New York City’s garment district in 1991, and the company quickly gained a reputation as the leading retail and wholesale source for designer fabrics.  The hit reality show “Project Runway” chose Mood Fabrics’ flagship store in NYC as the fabric source for designer challenges, and now thousands of fans flock to Mood NYC each year. In 2007 the company expanded to the Los Angeles market, opening a store there. Mood Fabrics also sells fabrics, trims, notions and more online.


Plaid black Plaid Enterprises is one of the world’s largest, most diverse manufacturers of creative do-it-yourself products, and the Plaid family of brands are among the most recognized and desired craft products in the world. Plaid’s brand portfolio includes FolkArt®, Apple Barrel®, Delta®, Martha Stewart Crafts®, Bucilla®, and one of the industry’s best known, Mod Podge®, a favorite since 1967.


Prime Publishing Logo- jpg smaller size.jpg  Prime Publishing LLC is leading Internet Media Company operating niche content web sites, social media communities, and e-mail newsletters for consumers interested in crafting and cooking.  We offer content and inspiration through 1000’s of projects and recipes, in various niches including Knitting, Crochet, Quilting, Sewing, DIY, Home Décor, Jewelry Making, Holiday Crafts, Quick and Easy Recipes, Gluten Free, Recipes of the Day, Desserts, and many more. Our group of 30+ owned and operated cooking and crafting properties deliver over 68 million page views monthly, with more than 7.9 million readers subscribing to our daily content eNewsletters.


Y18_Super Heathers BB-alternate Red Heart is proud to be America’s favorite yarn and one of the most trusted brands in yarn. For over 75 years, more people have chosen to make their heirlooms using Red Heart than any other yarn. Red Heart yarns stand for quality, largest color selection, fashion and above all else, crafted with love. Whatever your creativity calls for, you’ll find it in the Red Heart family. Explore our free patterns and vast yarn selection for every level of knitter or crocheter – they have a little bit of love woven into every strand.







Simplicity is the world’s leading pattern company offering a vast collection of fashions, for women, men and children, crafts, accessories and costumes patterns to sew. We pride ourselves on our easy to follow instructions and clear step-by-step illustrations designed so that everyone can enjoy a satisfactory sewing experience with a Simplicity Pattern.


Founded in 1906, Boye® Needle Company was the first American manufacturer of crochet hooks and knitting needles. Precision knitting needles, crochet hooks, supplies and accessories are the core of Boye Needle’s business. The high degree of quality and accuracy of gauge resulted in Boye sizing being the defined as the U.S. Standard and is used by yarn companies in making their patterns. Simplicity Creative Group is proud to count Boye Needle among their top brands.



Wilton Enterprises, founded in 1929, helps consumers in more than 100 countries create, decorate and celebrate by making the memorable and the beautiful fun and easy. Wilton is the global leader in cake decorating and bakeware products, in addition to sweet treat making and party products. Headquartered in Woodridge, Ill., Wilton creates world-class inspiration and creative content, effective instruction and education and innovative products that ensure the consumer’s success.