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 […]

How To Do Skirt Alterations

| April 21, 2016

Improper fit and unsightly wrinkles detract from the appearance of a skirt.  Most adjustments are simple and it’s amazing how much better the skirt will hang. When deciding on the length of a skirt, keep in mind the best length for YOUR figure and what you’ll feel comfortable wearing.  The current fashionable length may not […]

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 […]

Make A Child’s Wardrobe From Your Old Clothes!

| April 13, 2016

Children like nothing better than to dress up in their parents’ clothes. Now you can put those old clothes that no longer fit you to good use by creating a whole new wardrobe for your child, and save yourself lots of money at the same time! Use the ideas and instructions in this revolutionary book […]

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 […]

Where Do I Find Pattern Paper???

| February 18, 2016

This question has been asked of us a lot lately.  I have said previously that you can use old newspapers or cut paper grocery bags and spread them out to make the patterns.  Then, one day I was out of town at my cousin’s house working on a pattern for a member of the family.  Without […]

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 […]

Looking For A Sewing Machine To Teach A Child To Sew?

| January 21, 2016

I have a couple of grandchildren that are begging  me to teach them how to sew.  They are 10 years old, and that’s about the age I learned to sew on my mothers’ treadle sewing machine.  The problem is that my sewing machine is BUSY with all my sewing and craft projects, so I’ve been […]

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 […]