How To Organize Your Sewing Time

| March 27, 2018

If you’re like us, there really needs to be at least 48 hours a day in order to get some stuff done! However, since we only have 24 hours, part of which we really do need to sleep a little, do housework, cook, take care of kids’ activities, our own activities and errands, etc, we […]

Do You Have What It Takes To Be Successful? A Quiz!

| March 6, 2018

Do you have what it takes to be successful?  A quick quiz. The great desire to be successful has always been a fact of life!  The word “success” means different things to different people.  For some, to be successful is to have your own business, so you don’t have to answer to anyone but yourself.  […]

Six Success Tips for Sewing Businesses

| January 16, 2018

1) Find Your Niche Some people think that focusing on a niche is thinking too small, but having a niche product line is actually a wonderful thing!  If you really want to compete with Sears and Toys ‘R Us, you can do that by offering better customer service or by providing more guarantees, but it […]

Where Has The Profit Gone?

| November 21, 2017

If you are one of those who do work for customers, make things to sell at craft shows or make and sell your wares online, AND if you keep track of your expenses and income, you are probably one of many of us who are wondering……. “Where has the profit gone???” We were a vendor […]

Six Creative Marketing Techniques

| August 22, 2017

Home sewing / crafting entrepreneurs are always on the look-out for new ways to promote their products or services.  It makes no difference if your business is just a local one or an online venture, advertising is a MUST in order to keep our names in front of potential customers. Some of the following ideas […]

If It’s To Be, It’s Up To Me

| June 6, 2017

“If it’s to be, it’s up to me” is one of my favorite quotes!  I have it tacked to the wall in my office along with a few other quotes.  This is a reminder to me that it is NOT a favorite employee that’s gonna make my business what it needs to be, neither is […]

Sewing With Leather as a Home Business

| April 25, 2017

If you’ve seen all the wonderful craft items, motorcycle and western chaps, and clothing garments made of leather and have been in envy of those who make those things, you now have the opportunity to learn how to make all those things yourself. Denise, my partner and daughter, has recently completed a new book, Sewing […]

Add Big Income To Your Sewing Business…….

| April 4, 2017

Add big income to your sewing business…… sew for plus size and full figure women. Many of you may already be doing some sewing for plus size women, but perhaps for many, you need to get the word out that you can and will sew for the full figure women. If you would like to […]

Is Your Business In A Slump?

| March 14, 2017

Nearly every business, whether brick and mortar store, online store or home business experiences a slow down or slump at certain times of the year.  Many businesses see this slow down at the beginning of the year – people are trying to figure out how to pay off those credit cards that went over the […]

Save Your Receipts

| January 17, 2017

Well, it’s too late to start accumulating write offs  for taxes LAST year, however there is plenty of time to think about what to keep THIS year for tax purposes. I don’t know if you will end up getting a refund of some sort or will have to pay, however the business receipts you keep […]