Quilting is big business. This book is for anyone who wants to turn their love for quilts into profit in a market that is viable and continues to grow. It will guide the reader through all the aspects of setting up and running a thriving home-based quilting business.
This thorough, no-nonsense business guide helps quilters master the tricky transition from hobby to a profitable, state-of-the-art quilting business. Written by a veteran quilt business expert, this book provides budding quiltmakers with a versatile approach to making money off their creative passion. Whether the goal is general quilting or consulting, writing magazine articles, book publishing, or teaching, this guide lays out a clear plan on how to get there-from the legal groundwork of getting started to the finer points of generating publicity and networking in the wholesale industry. • For professional quilters, people seeking to start a home-based business, and hobbyists seeking to make money off their creative work • Advertising in Quilt Magazine and Crafts Magazine Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.
Explains how easy it is to start and run a business. List many businesses to start with little or no money. Shows how to turn those arts and crafts items into a business. Very informative for men and women.
How to Use ANY Longarm Machine - Techniques, Patterns & Pantographs - Starting a Business - Hiring a Longarm Machine Quilter
Author: Linda V. Taylor
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
From maintenance to custom designs to advertising, here is everything you need to know about using longarm quilting machines. This indispensable guide from longarm expert Linda V. Taylor answers all of your questions, whether you’re a professional, a beginner, just starting to think about a quilting machine, or wanting to hire a machine quilter to finish your quilt. Learn the basics - how the process works, advice on tools, supplies, and accessories, and a glossary of terms. Complete information on pantograph (all-over) designs, custom quilting, and freehand techniques. An overview of the business of longarm machine quilting for both the proprietor and the consumer. 38 pages of original pantograph patterns, plus a quilt project and a gallery of beautiful quilts.
Everything You Need to Know About Getting Started on the Road to Success
Author: Priscilla Huff
Category: Business & Economics
Can I be a stay-at-home mom and still earn extra income? Which home business is best for me? Where can I find expert advice on launching my own business? How much will it cost to get started? For nearly two decades, bestselling author and home-based business guru Priscilla Y. Huff has run a successful writing business out of her home while balancing her family life. In fact, this book, now in its third edition, is proof of her success. Her valuable advice on what works—and what doesn't—is available to you. From start-up costs to potential income, this book shows you how to: ·Choose the perfect home-based business from 101 of the best: customer service, arts and crafts, entertainment, computer and high tech, mail order, home-based distributorships and franchises, and many others ·Take the first steps to starting any business ·Find and use valuable resources, including local, state, and federal government sources; business and professional associations; books, Web sites, and other publications ·And much, much more! You'll also find inspiring stories from businesswomen who have achieved success and financial reward. If you've ever dreamed of owning your own business, this book should be your first investment.
This thorough, no-nonsense business guide helps quilters master the tricky transition from hobby to a profitable, state-of-the-art quilting business. Written by a veteran quilt business expert, this book provides budding quiltmakers with a versatile approach to making money off their creative passion. Whether the goal is general quilting or consulting, writing magazine articles, book publishing, or teaching, this guide lays out a clear plan on how to get there-from the legal groundwork of getting started to the finer points of generating publicity and networking in the wholesale industry.
How to Create the Business That's Right for You Using the Skills and Interests You Already Have
Author: Liz Folger
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
Category: Home-based businesses
Today many moms would choose to stay home and raise their children if they felt they had a choice. "The Stay-at-Home Mom's Guide to Making Money is a highly informative resource that provides working women with the tools and the encouragement needed to balance the difficult tasks of maintaining a successful family, earning a supplemental income, and developing a profitable business. From self-analysis to creating a business plan, she provides sound advice for overcoming such barriers as avoiding scams, dealing with the fear that stems from uncertainty, and acquiring the needed start-up capital."The Stay-at-Home Mom's Guide to Making Money also includes profiles in the second half of the book that offer great business ideas for moms in nearly every field of interest. Some examples include: Desktop Publisher, Accountant, Craftsmaker, Transcriptionist, Massage Therapist, and Word Processor. This comprehensive guide helps stay-at-home moms effectively deal with managing a family, a house, a business, and it illustrates creative ways to integrate work and family life successfully.About the AuthorLiz Folger works at home running two successful businesses while raising her two daughters. Also a freelance writer, she enjoys writing on parenting issues and has established her own website called Bizy Moms at: /http: //www.bizymoms.com. She currently resides in Northern California and conducts seminars for moms who wish to work at home.
The Comprehensive Guide to the Hand-Quilting Stitch
Author: Karen Bush
Are you interested in learning the art of Hand Quilting from a seasoned professional? After hand quilting for more than 30 years, Karen Bush has the credentials and the knowledge you will need to learn this historic art form. This is the definitive guide to hand quilting, from start to finish. Stay updated on all aspects of hand quilting by visiting and joining Karen's blog - www.karenbushquilts.blogspot.com/ Need help with a design? Have a thread problem? Maybe a marking difficulty? Stop by and ask - she has the answers.
The Your Simple Guide to a Home-Based Business gives informative, useful suggestions in short, easy-to-implement chapters, perfect for busy women ready to pursue the challenges and rewards of operating their own home-based business.
Quilts of All Sizes Plus Decorative Accessories for Your Home
Author: Lynette Jensen
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Quilters love Lynette Jensen's designs for their strong sense of color and their folk art appeal. This book includes clear, step-by-step directions that allow even beginning crafters to learn how to make gorgeous quilted projects. Full-color layouts & how-to diagrams.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Category: Family & Relationships
Offers advice to parents with three or more children on such issues as time management, disciplining kids in different developmental stages, handling pregnancies with toddlers and children in the family, and dealing with financial and emotional strains
Thousands of women are seeking creative ways to balance raising a family with maintaining a career. In this fully revised edition of her bestselling book, renowned home-based business entrepreneur Priscilla Y. Huff shows them how. She gives readers up-to-date, expert advice on choosing the perfect home-based business and getting started.
Beginner's Guide to Basics, Tools and Techniques Behind Weaving, Dressmaking and Quilting to Quickly and Easily Create and Stitch Awesome Creations and Patterns
Author: Nora Amlani
★★ Buy the Paperback version of this book and get the eBook version included for FREE ★★ With the right knowledge and understanding when it comes to weaving, dressmaking and quilting, you can end up with a whole lot of lovely creations such as dresses, carpets, pillows and many other things that you can use yourself, give as gifts to other people who are important to you or sell to others to make some extra cash. However, it is very important to go into anything with the right knowledge to make sure you are making the most out of your time and getting to the fun part of actually seeing what you create yourself. The fact is that mass-produced stuff simply can't compare to what is meticulously and thoughtfully crafted by hand. You can expect to learn about: -How to create your own materials -Taking care of supplies and materials -Creating your own patterns -How to really reflect your personality through dresses -History of quilting and why it's important -Terminology which you need to know -And much more! Books included: -Weaving for Beginners: A Beginner's Guide to the Tools, Techniques and Basics of Home Spinning and Weaving so That You Can Easily Handcraft Beautiful Creations and Even Start a Home-Based Business -Dressmaking for Beginners: A Beginner's Guide to the Basics of Dressmaking so That You Can Use the Right Techniques and Methods to Quickly Sew the Dress Which Fits You Perfectly -Quilting Guide: A Beginner's Guide to the Basics of Quilting so that You Can Start Creating and Designing Your Perfect Patterns (History of Quilting, Terminology, Needed Supplies and More...) It does not take long to learn what you need to know to get started crafting the lovely creations which you have in mind. With the right information, you can considerably speed up your learning curve to really start seeing the outcomes you are after. If you stay with it and keep improving, you can quickly get to the point where you start figuring things out, experimenting and coming up with your own designs. If you are ready to start being your very own fashion designer, then scrolling over to the BUY button and clicking it is the first step towards that.