Working At Home ——- With Children

| November 6, 2013

The very sound of “working at home” is music to the ears of so many people nowdays — with gas prices soaring, costs of daycare, food, clothing and every necessity going higher and higher it’s no wonder the idea of working at home is something we would all love to do.  In addition, with cut backs and layoffs [...]

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 [...]

How to Minimize Distractions in Your Home Office

| July 9, 2012

Working from a home office requires a lot more self-discipline compared to working in a traditional office space. If you’re one of the thousands of people who work or run a business from home, then you too probably deal with distractions on a daily basis.  Here are some tips to help you minimize distractions in [...]

Stay-at-home mom finds busines niche sewing kids clothes – Chattanooga Times Free Press

| April 5, 2011

Her sewing business was launched a year after the birth of her second child, daughter Ruth, 3. Hometown : Born in Rome, Ga., now lives in Rossville. Education : Bachelor of Science in family and child development from Auburn University, and a master’s Read the article Related Posts:Interview with Lillian Weber of JSAW Mastectomy DesignsInterview [...]

Is Your Home Office Green?

| August 9, 2010

No, I’m not asking if the color of your home office walls are green – although Sage Green is one of my favorite colors!  I’m really wondering how eco-friendly your home business is. “Green” is all the topic of conversation nowdays, and it would be a great idea to check to see where you are [...]

How Business Books Jumpstart Your Home Business!

| January 6, 2010

As unemployment continues to skyrocket, every week there are more and more people losing their jobs, reaching the end of unemployment dollars or having their hours cut back so far they can no longer make ends meet.   Now is the time to look into starting your own home business.  There are many home businesses that [...]

Increase Profits By Increasing Services

| January 4, 2010

Regardless of the type of sewing business you are in, there are always a number of ways you can increase your profits by increasing the services that you offer.  Here are a few suggestions: ** If you do alterations, how about making a few assorted craft items from scraps of fabric you may have on [...]

Stay At Home Mom Stitches up a High Dollar Mitten Business

| December 17, 2009

Megan Woods, a stay at home mom with three children from Brookline, Massachusetts, was looking for something to do after her children started school.  Then last year her mom sent her a pair of handcrafted mittens for Christmas and Woods convinced her mom to start up a business together. Now Woods spends her time sifting [...]

Market Trends – How Do We Cope?

| November 25, 2009

Our local weekend newspaper had a lengthy article about market trends this past quarter and the past year, as well as suggesting that at a minimum, the first quarter of next year all business owners should exercise “caution”.  The word caution came into the article because of the status of the economy – sales are [...]

Interview with Lillian Weber of JSAW Mastectomy Designs

| November 5, 2009

Lillian Weber says she took a year of sewing in 4H when she was 17 years old, but she forgot all about sewing as she pursued other interests and goals.  After her three children were born, Lillian says “the creative side of me was itching to get out and do something.”  Since money was tight, [...]