Sewing Business News Weekly Digest

| September 30, 2011

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest Kiva’s Intercontinental Ballistic Microfinance – DirectionsMag.com With the launch of Kiva, people like you and me now have the ability to make a micro-loan (as little as $25) to a farmer in Uganda, a retail shop owner in Peru, a person starting a sewing business in Mongolia, or thousands of [...]

Fabric store owners see increase in sewing as hobby – Reading Eagle

| September 26, 2011

Fabric store owners see increase in sewing as hobby – Some say when economy is bad, more people take it up! Robert Richin, owner of Fabric Mart, has been in the business for more than 34 years, and said that when he started out, women sewed to save money. But today, his customers sew as [...]

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest

| September 23, 2011

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest Kiva’s Intercontinental Ballistic Microfinance – DirectionsMag.com With the launch of Kiva, people like you and me now have the ability to make a micro-loan (as little as $25) to a farmer in Uganda, a retail shop owner in Peru, a person starting a sewing business in Mongolia, or thousands of [...]

Test Drive a Brother Innov-ís For a Chance to Win $25k

| September 20, 2011

Visit any participating Authorized Brother Innov-ís Dealer and test drive one of their five featured machines to get a scratch off ticket! Every ticket gives you a chance to be one of 20 $1,000 Prize Winners or the $5,000 Prize Winner! Drawings are held every Monday in October, with four $1,000 winners every week. Plus, one [...]

Hot Denim Styles of the Season Plus a Chance to Win!

| September 19, 2011

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Express for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   Denim never really goes out of style, but the look, color and cut of women’s jeans often change with the season.  Some of last year’s styles are still hot, like flare jeans that provide a casual style [...]

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest

| September 16, 2011

Sewing Business News Weekly Digest My Home-Based Sewing Business – Associated Content I have run my own small sewing business from home for more than a decade. The flexible nature of my work has given me time to take care of a family while exercising my technical and creative skills. I offer my experience in [...]

Fall Festival Gingher Scissor Package Giveaway

| September 16, 2011

Welcome to the Fall Giveaway Festival sponsored by RetailMeNot! This multi-blog event features 100+ giveaways each valued at $25 or more PLUS an iPad2 giveaway. RetailMeNot has every online coupon and promo code you could ever hope to find—all in one place. With the help of a dedicated community, RetailMeNot thrives as a money-saving mecca [...]

One Stop Shopping Spot For Sewing/Crafting Items

| September 15, 2011

There is a semi-annual “Mom2Mom” consignment sale held at our local fairgrounds that draws huge crowds of buyers as well as consignors.  This year my daughter and I participated as a consignor (for the first time), so on Monday I stood in line for our 10:00 a.m. drop-off appointment time.  I was there at 9:30 and [...]

Take 54% Off During Hancock’s 54th Anniversary Sale

| September 13, 2011

Hancock Fabrics is celebrating their 54th anniversary with a huge sale where you can take 54% off most every type of fabric online, plus you get standard $4 shipping for your entire order through September 28th with no coupon needed!  If you prefer to shop in the store be sure to print these terrific coupons for [...]

Does Your Home Business Ship to Customers?

| September 12, 2011

If your sewing / craft business has an online presence, as all of ours do, I’m assuming that you must also be shipping your products to customers.  The question I have for you is HOW do you ship those products? Do you use the U.S. Postal Service, Federal Express, UPS or whatever other methods are [...]