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Etsy knits one-stop shop for craft supplies


The e-commerce site for handmade and personalized products is creating a site just for craft supplies, called Etsy Studio.
At Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn on Tuesday, where the company showed off its new Etsy Studio site.
Walking into a crafts supplies store, it’s not always easy to find the aisle where they keep the extra-bulky, hand-dyed pink merino wool yarn or the teardrop-shaped cultured sea glass beads.
Sure, most people aren’t on the market for such specific items, but Etsy is hoping to make shopping for any craft supplies easier online, whether you’re a casual knitter or professional artist. The e-commerce company on Tuesday introduced a new one-stop crafts storefront called Etsy Studio , which it plans to open in April.
The new site will include the roughly 8 million crafts supplies and kits already available on Etsy in one central location, along with new tutorials to make personalized gifts and other DIY projects.

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