5 reasons you should pre-wash your fabric!

Is pre-washing a do or don’t in your sewing process? It’s definitely a “do” for me. I was taught that you should always pre-wash your fabric as you intend to wash it in the future. So for example, if you have a wool fabric that requires extra care, then you can take it to the…

Time Management Pro Tips: how I manage my large Etsy orders

I still remember the days I prayed for the things that I have now. One of the best feelings in the world is when someone wants to buy a huge amount from you. You've prayed for this. You've prepared for this (hopefully), and as soon as the purchase is made, the reality begins to set…

How to get your next sale on Etsy

Do you want to know how to increase your sales on Etsy from 3 to 3,000? If you said yes, then you're at the wrong blog. It seems like there are so many paid classes online these days that boast this very promise. And it's a bit discouraging because as a seller we think that…

Demystifying Etsy SEO

Everyday I get asked advice about Etsy and starting an online business. When I started 2 years ago I read everything -the good, the bad and the senseless. Probably one of the hardest parts of starting and then experiencing success on Etsy is cracking the code of SEO. So let's start from the top. What…

Confessions of an Entrepreneur: Tips on surviving my first craft fair

It's so hard to believe that I've never met most of the people that have bought an item from my Etsy shop. Isn't that crazy? But, that's the world we live in! E-commerce has opened the door for so many people like myself. However, one of my goals for this year was to try my…

If it was easy, everyone would do it…

I began selling on Etsy in January 2017. It was my resolution to myself and I was off to a really bad start. My first bags were ugly. Like really ugly. In hindsight, I think my friends took pity on me and bought stuff "just to support." But I kept going. I kept sewing. I…