Monday, April 30, 2012

Makers in Business with Liz Smith


Makers in Business Episode 1 Ann Lee of Friends Fabric Art from Liz Smith on Vimeo.

UPDATE: My show will be available at on Channel 8 streaming at 6:30 EST Tuesdays and 8:30 EST Thursdays. It is also available on demand. Go to and scroll down to find Makers in Business on the schedule, There should be a link to Watch Now, a pop up player will start right up, you need Flash to play the content. Thank you!

Wanna see my press release? It's all official n stuff :) (Note: I am also working on making the show available online on demand elsewhere and offering the audio-only as a podcast.)

Makers in Business with Liz Smith is a new local access TV show from Lowell, MA which airs on Comcast Channel 8 on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM and Thursdays at 8:30 PM. It can also be viewed online during airtime and on demand.

Each half hour episode Liz Smith has a conversation with someone who makes things and sells them. The focus of the program is the intersection of commerce and creativity with an emphasis on the particular challenges creative business owners face and how they solve them.

Makers in Business will introduce viewers to creative people and their businesses, educate viewers about what it takes to run a small creative business, and help other creative business owners through the sharing of our experiences.

Note: the first episode features a delightful conversation with Ann Lee of Friends Fabric Art.

Liz Smith has been a maker in business for over 25 years. Currently she makes and sells paper goods and items made from wool and polymer clay under the business name Made in Lowell She currently works out of studio A305 at Western Avenue Studios in Lowell. Aside from a live, 8 minute segment on The Martha Stewart Show in 2010, this is her first television program.


  1. so cool! i'll have to look for it and watch online...

  2. Liz, this is so exciting, I can't think of anything awesome to say, except that I am SO proud of you. Good on ya, girl!

  3. Your father and i are so very proud of you, and we love you with all our hearts.

    You have a great idea here for a delightful series.

    We love the logo and the elegantly worded press release.

  4. Awesome press release! You are always coming up with something new, aren't you?

  5. Just can't wait to see it all put together. I'm so impressed with all you've done. Keep up the good work.

  6. Very cool, Liz! Congratulations!! :)