Hancock Fabrics Announces Fiscal 2010 Financial Results – American Chronicle

| April 28, 2011

Hancock Fabrics Announces Fiscal 2010 Financial Results American Chronicle Hancock Fabrics, Inc. is committed to being the inspirational authority in fabric and sewing, serving creative enthusiasts with a complete selection of fashion and home decorating textiles, sewing accessories, needlecraft supplies and sewing machines. … and more » Read the article Related Posts:Sewing Business News Weekly DigestSewing […]

The Avatar’s New Clothes – Fast Company

| April 27, 2011

Fast Company The Avatar’s New Clothes Fast Company Ram, the patriarch, trained as a mechanical engineer, took a job fixing sewing machines, and finally founded a company, Tukatech, that made fashion-design software. (Breasts, he later explained, are the hardest body part to design for. …     Read the article Related Posts:7 Ways to Create […]

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest

| April 27, 2011

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest A sign of the tines – Glenwood Springs Post Independent The napkin-and-pocket are stitched together by a dozen or so seamstresses working from their homes from Grand Junction to Holyoke, They use a pattern developed by Stramski, the sewing expert of the business. Then workers at Mountain Valley Developmental Sewing […]

Interview with My Bearded Pigeon from Etsy – Associated Content

| April 26, 2011

Interview with My Bearded Pigeon from Etsy – Associated Content There is lot of searching for vintage maps and then, sewing. Answering emails and packaging orders How do you want your craft and business to evolve? I am not sure. I never really had a business plan. Obviously I would like to reduce my (other) […]

Keeping eye on the purse – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

| April 26, 2011

Keeping eye on the purse Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Among several moves to prepare for the IPO, the company decided to pull sewing contracts from a local vendor in favor of a strategy that brought sewing work in-house. More than 500 workers lost jobs when Robert Hinty’s three local companies lost Vera …   and […]

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest

| April 19, 2011

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest Success story: Sewing firm thrives on quality – News-Press Audio: Listen to Tim Gallagher discuss what he’s learned as a business owner. Upholstery and sewing is more than just business to Tim and Laurie Gallagher, it’s a passion. The couple, who own Top Stitch Upholstery in Fort Myers, sew everything […]

How Much Do You Pay To Ship Orders To Your Customers?

| April 13, 2011

Most of us that are in some type of sewing or crafting business ship orders of some kind to customers around the country.  What method of shipping do you use?  Have you ever compared the costs of the various shipping companies to see where you could get the best deal?   I’m kind of a “stuck […]

Tuesday Tutorial Roundup

| April 9, 2011

Tuesday Tutorial Roundup Headband Tutorial from Georgia of Puking Pastilles Georgia from Puking Pastilles joined us as a board member in the fall, and she’s back today to share a fun headband tutorial. The tutorial includes a free PDF download of embroidery designs inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe… From the Archives : Hand Knit Bunny For […]

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest

| April 8, 2011

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest Windermere quilters get sewing for tsunami victims – Westmorland Gazette As community groups and businesses continue to hold collections and fundraising events, local quilters are sewing ‘comfort quilts’ to send to the thousands of people displaced by the earthquake and tsunami. The Mere Quilters, made up of members from Neal’s […]

Stay-at-home mom finds busines niche sewing kids clothes – Chattanooga Times Free Press

| April 5, 2011

Her sewing business was launched a year after the birth of her second child, daughter Ruth, 3. Hometown : Born in Rome, Ga., now lives in Rossville. Education : Bachelor of Science in family and child development from Auburn University, and a master’s Read the article Related Posts:Interview with Lillian Weber of JSAW Mastectomy DesignsInterview […]