It's time for another addition of - The Quilter's Round Up. Our Seattle Long Arm Quilt Finishing Studio feels more like Santa's Workshop these days. Holiday surprises and Baby Gifts have been coming in and going out in record time. So here are some of the beautiful quilts that we've had the pleasure of working on. Laurie's Vintage quilt might be one of my favorite quilts ever. I'm a … [Read more...] about November’s Long Arm Quilting Round Up!
I have compiled a list of 23 Absolutely Inspiring Sewing Studios for Creative Entrepreneurs. These studios are top notch! Here are the reasons I've chosen these sewing studios as inspiration for any Creative Entrepreneur looking to open a sewing, cooking, crafting, beading, knitting, etc. studio. Their Websites Rock! No cheesy, thrown together websites here! Each small business owner has … [Read more...] about The 23 Most Inspiring Sewing Studios for Creative Entrepreneurs
The quilting season is underway and it's been busy around our home. We are so grateful anytime we have new customers for our Long Arm Quilting Services and we are always thrilled when our customers return!!!! Such is the case with many of the quilts you're going to see on our Quilting Rockstars Show Tell. The best part about getting to know these fabulous quilters is developing relationships … [Read more...] about Seattle’s Long Arm Quilting Show & Tell – October 2016
Through the years I have had the opportunity to see how maker’s make a living doing what they love. I’ve been sharing my own business journey with Educational Experiences & Services being the turning point to our success. But those are only two of the 5 ways to make money in the creative realm. Fortunately I’ve spent a tremendous amount of time reading, researching, studying, connecting … [Read more...] about The 7 Traits Successful Creative Industries Share
Hi Friends! You’ll remember back in Late Spring I attended Quilt Market, THE place to preview upcoming collections, designers and pattern makers! Well, if you can believe it, the fabrics that were previewed at market are finally starting to hit the stores. So with that in mind I thought it would be fun to shine a spotlight on some of the designers that really stood out from the crowd in a … [Read more...] about Maker’s Spotlight – Vanessa Goertzen of Lella Boutique
Before I go into how I finally made money in my own crafty business – I want to be ULTRA clear & ULTRA Transparent! For me, personally, the idea of making a livable wage in Seattle while having the flexibility to take time off, pick my daughter up from school and support my creative community was my ultimate goal. Making CEO Compensation and working 80 hours a week was not my goal. This is … [Read more...] about How I Finally Made Money In My Crafty Business