How do I read Sloe News?

The site is available to view through the creation of an account. Creating an account does not require any purchase.

What does a Subscription account offer? 

We offer one free, and two paid subscription tiers. 
Free: browse collected content, design pages and more with the creation of a free account. 
Premium: all Free content, plus original articles, artwork and experiences created just for Sloe.
Business: An All Access Pass made with craft industry businesses in mind. You get everything available with a Premium account, plus all the news you need to stay up on industry trends 

What topics are covered on Sloe?

Sloe celebrates a holistic approach to sustainability and handmade living. Readers can expect to see a wide variety of textile craft styles and techniques. including knitting, crochet, weaving, spinning, sewing, quilting, embroidery and more. Sloe News readers will also explore making through upcycling, mending, thrifting and vintage shopping.

How will I know when there are new posts?

Join our newsletter to subscribe to #SloeNewsDay, our weekly email highlighting the best from around the web. Premium and Business Subscribers receive a customized weekly email highlighting new content.

What are the rules for using the site?

Please review our Terms of Service agreement page here.

Refunds & Cancellations

Due to the nature of digital products, we are unable to offer refunds on subscriptions or digital access. Cancelling your subscription will avoid any upcoming charges; it will not cancel a charge currently in process or previously processed. We are unable to refund processed charges.

Who is behind Sloe?

Visit our About Us page to read more about our team, or visit our Contributors page to learn about the writers, artists and creatives who help make Sloe go.

How do you choose what goes on Sloe News?

This is an algorithm free zone. Content on our site is not ranked or organized based on popularity. Everything on our website was picked by hand and made by humans.

How do I become a Contributor?

Visit the submissions page for more details on contributing to Sloe News!

You don’t hide ads in articles do you?

We do not take payment of any kind, including affiliate payments, in exchange for posting products, patterns, or announcing new releases.

Do you pay your contributors?

Yes! All contributor and staff content is paid. Read more about this on our submissions page.

What are you doing to make sure Sloe is welcoming and inclusive for readers and contributors?

We’re in the process of establishing guidelines for reaching out to contributors and potential employees to make sure Sloe reflects the diversity of our readers and we, as a company, are living up to our ideals. We’ll share more on that in the future.
For readers, we have established Community Guidelines to make sure we keep Sloe a fun place for everyone.

What currency are prices listed in?

All prices are listed in USD, pre tax.