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, […]

How To Increase Your Productivity

| October 12, 2009

How many days have you had lately that you just couldn’t “get in gear” to get anything done?  Have you felt like you were just “wandering” and “wondering” and accomplishing nothing?  Unfortunately that happens more often than we’d like to admit when we’re working out of our homes. I’d like to offer a few tips to […]

Are You Desperately Looking For A Part Time Job?

| September 30, 2009

There aren’t too many people in this economy who don’t have stories about hours being cut, jobs lost and benefits reduced IF they still have a job.  Many of those unemployed and underemployed are desperately looking for second and third part time jobs just to be able to pay bills and put food on the […]

Is Motivation REALLY Necessary?

| August 31, 2009

We hear and read a lot about motivation is the key to success, or that only you can motivate yourself, nobody else can motivate you.  Is all that really necessary or just a bunch of hype? For those who still have their 9-5 jobs, I’d assume that it takes a bit of motivation to get […]