Don’t Make This Mistake

Don’t Make This Mistake

I recently was contacted to embroider quilt blocks for bridesmaids gifts and hit a snag. I'm here to tell you 'don't make this mistake' that almost had me in tears. Years ago I purchased the Dritz 3095 Chalk Cartridge Set (affiliate link) and have used it a few times,...

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Shipping Expectations

Shipping Expectations

In the world of Amazon Prime, everyone has high expectations when it comes to shipping. Even I get a little crazy with stalking an order immediately after I purchase it from anywhere other than Amazon. Shipping expectations have become a hot topic among small business...

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If you’re a crafter and you know it…raise your hand!

If you’re a crafter and you know it…raise your hand!

The other day one of our Plum Crazy friends posted this in our group "You know you're a crafter when..." and we all got lots of laughs out of it.  Here's how this conversation went. (Julie G is the one who started it so we blame her!)  Trust me...my list...

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Organizing Embroidery Files

The age old question everyone asks in all the embroidery groups I'm in on Facebook is about organizing embroidery files. I wish I had thought it out when I first started 'collecting' embroidery designs! I've learned a few things now that I've been purchasing...

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Amazon and the Small Business

Amazon and the Small Business

I'm probably like a lot of people...order after order arriving at my door from my friends at Amazon. Good thing I get along with my mailman and UPS delivery guy because we see each other often. But I am fully aware there is an entire subset of people who aren't fans...

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Do Good Gift Guides {Small Business Spotlight}

Do Good Gift Guides {Small Business Spotlight}

I recently posted my new embroidered business card holder on Instagram and Do Good Gift Guides commented. I checked out their profile and was excited to see that they share shops who 'give back.' I have known since I first wanted my own business that I would always...

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Is your Biz ready for the next round of Holidays?

Is your Biz ready for the next round of Holidays?

In my post 2018...Here we Come I ran through holidays for January and February, and provided some suggestions for items you could sell in your shop as well as time frames for promoting those items and holidays. Here we are in mid-January and the question of the day is...

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