Crafts – A Remedy For Stress

| November 1, 2013

We live in a stress filled world!  Prices rising, jobs declining, kids still want to eat, mortgage company still wants that monthly payment, power bill needs to be paid.  How much more stress can we take??? A large number of pressured people are turning to crafts not only to express creativity but to work off […]

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 […]

Download Two FREE Halloween Crafts eBooks!

| October 5, 2010

Get TWO FREE Halloween Crafts eBooks: Easy Halloween Crafts 2010 Edition 2010 eBook features 7 easy Halloween crafts to wear, decorate or give away, including the Pirate Pumpkin (pg. 5) and the DIY Spider Webs (pg. 17). Homemade Halloween Decorations 2010 Edition eBook features 7 homemade Halloween decorations to decorate the home without spending a bundle, including […]

Update on How Productive Are You

| July 12, 2010

Well, I’ve gotten a few comments about my recent post, “How Productive Are You Now That Summer Is Here?” – including a conversation with my friend who informed me that there are some days that she couldn’t “add an additional hour” no matter what would happen if she didn’t. The suggestion was made that, instead […]

Share Your Crafts at

| March 25, 2010

Find crafts, fun and friends at the Craft Forum, and it’s FREE!  Check it out and sign up today. Related Posts:How To Sell Your Knowledge To OthersHow To Sell What You SewCrafts – A Remedy For StressOne Stop Shopping Spot For Sewing/Crafting ItemsDownload Two FREE Halloween Crafts eBooks!

Coupons – Buzz Word In This Economy

| December 14, 2009

If you have a business where you can issue a “coupon”, you’ll be on the road to additional sales!  A few years ago we sent out “gift certificates” in the amount of $5.00 or $10.00 good on the customers’ next purchase from our catalog, or listing of books in the back cover of a book […]

Quick And Easy Way To Store Cookies

| December 8, 2009

Christmas is just two weeks away, and if you’re like me, it feels like it’s beginning to “close” in on me!!  I LOVE to do Christmas baking – cookies, pecan cakes, etc; however with all the last minute sewing and craft items left to make, I’m beginning to wonder if I’ll get everything done! A […]

And The Gingher Scissor Giveaway Winner is…

| November 30, 2009

We have had soooooo much fun with the “Sarah Series” Gingher Scissor Holiday Giveaway — the comments are all so nice.  It seems that most of the readers are making assorted gifts for friends and relatives – with the most popular item being pajamas!   Others are creating decor items like Christmas wreaths, Holiday table runners, […]

How To Clean Your House Like The Pros Do

| October 14, 2009

The first think you’ll think is “how in the world does this relate to a sewing blog?”  Well, I believe it has everything to do with sewing.   All of us in the sewing / crafting “work at home” field STILL are required to do housework.    Sometimes we get so bogged down with projects / alterations / […]

What Is Niche Marketing?

| October 5, 2009

What is niche marketing, and how do you make money from it?  A “niche” is a small corner of a specific market.  For example, lots of companies have patterns for children, however our NICHE in that market is patterns for PLUS SIZE children.  Our “niche” would be patterns for those heavy, overweight and obese children […]