Projects For Cold Days!

| January 23, 2014

You’d think here in the “sunny” South, temperatures would be such that we could be working/playing outdoors all day.  Not this year!!  Temperatures here in Florida are supposedly going to drop to around 20 degrees tonight.  Now, being from Nebraska originally, I understand you all are saying – “what’s your problem?  That’s warm compared to [...]

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 [...]

Decorating With Scraps

| November 15, 2012

Trims by the yard and large-motif trims are great for use in making Christmas ornaments, greeting cards and gift items. A burlap wall hanging or a greeting card made out of construction paper can have candles of woven-braid trim, each topped by a flickering flame (a single notch from gold rickrack makes a perfect flame).  [...]

Know Your Trims

| November 8, 2012

If you are going to make gifts for the Holiday season, or help the kids make Christmas decorations, it is a good idea to become acquainted with the wide selection of trims and laces available at your favorite sewing supply store.  Regardless of what you’d like to make, there are probably several suitable trims for the [...]

7 Tips for Selling at a Craft Fair

| October 15, 2012

Although it can be very enjoyable to spend an afternoon milling about at a craft fair, being a vendor at such event requires a lot more work than you might think since you have to both setup and take down your booth in a short period of time, and you have lots of advance preparation [...]

6 Must-Haves For Your Craft Show Display

| September 17, 2012

You may have all your products ready for the upcoming crafts show you’re joining—but have you given much thought to your booth’s appearance? Appearances are extremely important, and believe it or not, your sales can be greatly impacted by how your booth is set up. There are plenty of things you can do to spruce [...]

8 Tips For Your First Craft Show

| September 3, 2012

Have you just signed up for your first craft show? Preparing for your craft business’ public debut may be exciting, but it can also be extremely unnerving. Here are some tips to help you get ready for the show: 1) Experiment with different setups. Your booth display can greatly affect your sales, so put a [...]

5 Wonderful Ways to Make Money with Crafting

| August 27, 2012

If you’re looking to make money from selling crafts, one of the most obvious ways to do this is by setting up your own booth at a local craft fair. Although there’s absolutely nothing wrong with doing so, you should know that selling your items at a craft fair isn’t the only way to turn [...]

5 Tips to Selling Successfully on Etsy

| July 26, 2012

Thousands and thousands of users from all around the world have been very successful at selling their handmade items on Etsy, and you can be one of them. Whether you’re selling jewelry, paper products or even furniture, here are some tips you may want to keep in mind: 1) Build your brand. One way for [...]

Sewing Supply Gift Bags On Special Sale!

| July 11, 2012

As you have previously read and can see at PatternsThatFitYou.com our Value Packs (Sewing Supply Gift Bags) worth $50.00 and more were offered for $19.95 – WHAT A DEAL!!!   Because there has been a limited supply and we’re nearing the end of that supply, we’ve decided to give an even BETTER offer on the packages [...]