Does Periscope have anything to offer to modern sewists? Share your thoughts with me. A coworker mentioned Periscope to me one day when she would be traveling during a critical workplace meeting. She asked if we could perhaps "do a Periscope". In my need to keep everyone happy, I did some research on Periscope. The… Continue reading Periscope for Sewists?
As of June 1st, Fruit From My Hands became established as a business. That is, as far as the Internal Revenue is concerned. What kind of business is it, what do I do? Good question! I've listened to webinars, read blog posts, studied theories, meditated and everything else I could think of to do. There… Continue reading Super Pants-hemmer? Not!
Facebook finally did something right! My Facebook Newsfeed suggested I follow or "Like" the Fanpage for CreativeLive. Normally, I don't give these suggested pages a second look, but the words "creative entrepreneur" popped out at me and I was hooked. Have any of you looked at this site? Their website says they are "the world's… Continue reading CreativeLive – a Discovery!
Being a creative entrepreneur is difficult. As artists making a business out of their art, we have several things that need our attention all at the same time. It can be overwhelming. I have blog posts to write, social media photos to post, new patterns to design, Etsy store items to list and, oh yeah, I… Continue reading Google Calendar for Creative Entrepreneurs
When I finally decided on a brand for myself and my creations, the first thing I wanted to do (after acquiring the services of a graphic artist) was to create my own fabric labels for my handmade items. I sent my shiny new professional graphic image off the an Etsy vendor who crafted me my… Continue reading My Very First Label
When people find out I sew, the first thing out of their mouths is one of two things. One response is "I have some pants that need hemming. Can I get you to do that?" The other response is "I bought a sewing machine because I wanted to learn to sew and it is still… Continue reading Pillowcase Learn to Sew Class
I've always considered myself to be brave, to be able to do what is necessary when the need arises. According to the Myers-Briggs test, I'm an INTJ. According to the Enneagram test, I'm a Type 1 - Reformer, leaning heavily toward a Type 6 - Loyalist. But never have I been labeled as "commitment phobic"… Continue reading A Commitment Phobic Creative?