Interweave is one of the nation’s foremost art and craft media companies with businesses in magazine and book publishing, interactive and social media, television and video programming, online education, live events, and online shopping. Interweave delivers best-in-market content to enthusiasts when, where, and how they want. Interweave was founded in 1975 by Linda Ligon, who remains involved today in any capacity she wants.
Interweave was acquired in July 2012 by F+W Media, Inc. F+W is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts offering a diversified portfolio of books, ebooks, magazines, events, competitions, eCommerce, education, video, and more. The Company is considered the authoritative, trusted voice guiding enthusiasts with relevant, helpful information and connecting them to the products and services they need to achieve success, profit from their passion, or find inspiration. F+W Media strives to offer the most complete – online and offline – customer experience for enthusiasts in all its communities. More information is available at www.fwmedia.com
MAGAZINE & BOOK PUBLISHING
Interweave publishes high quality subscription magazines in the areas of knitting, crochet, beading, jewelry-making, spinning, weaving, and fiber arts. Additionally, Interweave publishes many more special-interest publications that are published as newsstands-only publications sold in retail stores throughout North America. Interweave has more than 350 books in print and annually publishes dozens of best-selling, how-to art and craft books on the same subjects as the company’s magazines. Interweave ranks as one of the top craft publishers in the United States, and its books can be found in independent art, craft, and book shops worldwide. Interweave’s books have won numerous awards, including first place in the Craftrends ACE Awards, first place in the Publishers Association of the West Design Awards, and first place in the Publishers Marketing Association Benjamin Franklin Awards.
VIDEO & ONLINE EDUCATION Interweave is committed to creating video and online education courses of the highest quality across the spectrum of subject areas in which we publish. Interweave also develops, shoots, edits, and distributes original video content for Interweave’s multi-platform products and websites. Videos are shot on location or in Interweave’s studio and editing suite, based out of its Fort Collins, Colorado, headquarters.
Interweave produces major events for fiber and jewelry enthusiasts. Three Bead Fest events and Interweave Yarn Fest are located in different locations across the country, attracting thousands of consumers, industry manufacturers, and advertisers.