How To Make A Marshmallow Pillow – Tutorial

| June 27, 2017

Marshmallow pillows are easy for kids to make and you can be sure they won’t get lost because they won’t leave the childs’ side! This marshmallow pillow is another pattern designed by one of my granddaughters (remember her first pattern, the Narwhal Stuffed toy pattern).  She is on a roll making patterns for an item, […]

Can You Sew During The Summer With Kids Home From School?

| May 23, 2017

It can be a major challenge keeping up with your business, whether it be sewing, doing alterations, craft projects or making those items to sell online when the kids are out of school for the summer.  This would be a perfect time to get the kids interested in sewing and craft projects. I have a […]

Make Athletic Non-Slip Headbands For Pennies!

| February 21, 2017

It’s about that time of year when it warms up enough we can get outside and run!  OR jog or walk. But wait – it’s windy some days and even if it isn’t windy, there always seems to be a problem with our headbands.  They move around – won’t stay where you want them – […]

New Pattern Designer In Our Family!

| February 1, 2017

My granddaughter, now 11 and part of a set of quadruplets, started “making things” when she was old enough to use a pair of kids scissors. Sarah had previously made things from paper and cardboard, from very intricate snowflakes to cardboard box “stores” where she would “sell” her handmade items to her siblings and grandmother […]

4 Reasons to Sell Your Crafts on Etsy

| April 25, 2016

Craft fairs are a wonderful way to both market and sell your crafts—but some people simply do not have the time or the money to put up a booth at such fairs. More and more entrepreneurs are beginning to sell their items online. One website very popular among small businesses and hobbyists is Etsy.com. Here […]

5 Tips To Organize Your Fabric Stash / Sewing Room

| April 20, 2016

If you’re like me – can’t pass up super sales on fabric – and over time have drawers, boxes, bags and shelves full of all types of fabrics – there comes a time when all this stash needs to be organized!  Not long ago I did just that – organized my stash!  I started out […]

Quilting Solutions

| April 7, 2016

I love to quilt!  My grandmother taught me how to quilt, my daughter is a quilter and we’re teaching my granddaughters how to quilt. As I was growing up I remember my grandmother spending her evenings handstitching quilts together.  Two of my favorites that she made (and that I’ve made for my children) are the […]

50% off ALL Business Books!

| February 9, 2016

Get your year (and finances) off to a great start!  You can start a new business or kick your current business into high gear with this big sale.  No coupon code required – all business books are already discounted.  Sale ends Friday, February 26. Check out some or all of the following business books, load […]

How To Sell Your Handmade Items

| January 19, 2016

  Sewing, crafting, knitting, crocheting, quilting and woodworking are among many categories of “hobbies” that people embark on and end up with beautiful handmade items they can sell. The sky is the limit on what you can make, and then sell for a good profit. How To Sell Your Handmade Items will get you enthused […]

Books Make GREAT Christmas Gifts!

| November 30, 2015

Today is the perfect day to get your Christmas gift list out and see who all would LOVE to get a book this year!  They’ll be thanking you all year long as they use their new book over and over again! Those on your list that sew or craft would love you forever for picking […]