Wednesday, November 12, 2008

New forum...

[Press Release] Origin launches social networking site for craft lovers.

Origin Publishing is tomorrow set to launch a unique social networking website for craft enthusiasts – Aimed at female crafters from all disciplines, the website is being launched as ‘the UK’s favourite crafting community’ with a view to becoming the biggest social networking site for craft lovers in the world.

Anna Davenport, Creative Development Publisher at Origin Publishing, said: “We already run the world’s biggest cross-stitching forum at, and a social networking platform seems the next logical step. Crafters love to share their knowledge, meet fellow crafters and display their work, and will give them the opportunity to do this and so much more. The site will enable a global community of crafters to take their hobby and passion to a whole new level.” The website’s content will be 100% user driven and will cater for all disciplines of craft. Members will be able to create their own unique profile or ‘craft bubble’, upload and share projects in their own gallery, make new friends, create and join groups, blog, share tips and advice, and more.

The website will offer cross-platform packages to advertisers across and Origin’s craft magazine and digital portfolio. The site will eventually look to offer advertisers the ability to tailor their messages to specific user interests.

Crafters will be able to pre-register for the site as from today at and gain full access as from tomorrow, Thursday 13th November. Membership is free and all new members will receive three free craft projects to download.

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