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Despite contributing more than $14 billion to the domestic economy in 2021 alone, little has been known about maker entrepreneurs and the US maker sector—until now.

Made possible by the generous support of Bloomberg Philanthropies and data contributions from a number of industry partners, Nest’s latest State of the Handworker Economy (SHE) Report explores the US maker economy and creates a first-of-its-kind benchmark from which we can begin to measure the size and value of this important sector, as well as its challenges and opportunities for growth.

Photo courtesy of Tasha Throws Raw | Sacramento, CA

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Nest Makers United Handwork Landscape Reports