Do You Sew Mostly For Plus Size Women or Plus Size Children?

| August 20, 2012

There are many articles regarding the statistics concerning overweight/obese children, as well as the numbers of full figure/plus size women (adults actually – not just women). We’re wondering if you who are in a sewing / alteration business actually do MORE sewing for the overweight children category or plus size women. While I would venture [...]

SUNSATIONAL SUMMER SALE!

| June 20, 2012

Today is the first day of summer, and we can’t wait to announce our Sunsational Summer Sale at PatternsThatFitYou.com.  You can get a WHOPPING 20% off your entire order — AND that includes our Value Packs that include over $50.00 worth of current “off the shelf” sewing notions, interfacings, elastics, thread and much more for only [...]

How To Expand Your Market With Additional Products

| March 21, 2012

Think about all the items that you make to sell online or at bazaars / craft fairs.   Have you kept track of what the best sellers are?  By knowing which items sell the best you can expand your market by making other similar items.  For example, if you make stuffed toys, you might think about making [...]

When Buying Fabric, Keep An Eye On The Prices!

| February 1, 2012

Because this is NOT the first time this has happened to me, I want to tell you about my fabric shopping trip today, so you can keep your eyes open the next time you are out shopping for fabric. I went into Joann’s today to get some denim fabric — sounds simple enough.  They had [...]

Get Paid For Your Old Books – Extra Cash!

| February 15, 2011

I recently cleaned out our “junk room” so I can have a larger office space and I’m thrilled to have also made $85.77 for my effort!  I divided up all the books that I came across into piles of the ones I wanted to keep and those I just didn’t need anymore, then typed all of the [...]

Huge Sale on Sewing Machine Repair Business Book

| November 20, 2009

SEWnFit.com is having a huge sale on all of their bestselling repair ebooks, including the popular “Sewing Machine Repair as a Home Business” book which has NEVER been put on sale before.  For a limited time you can get a whopping 30% off all sewing machine, serger and treadle repair books! This is a great [...]

Start a Business Recycling Old Quilts

| June 12, 2009

Even if you’re not a quilter, you could still make money in a quilt business by recycling old quilts and giving them new life.  The odds are good that you’ve got some lumpy old quilts around your house that you don’t use anymore, but they’re just too charming to throw out!  Try turning your “vintage” [...]