Wednesday Giveaway

Craft Inc. 207x300 Wednesday Giveaway

Enter the Wednesday Giveaway for a chance to win Craft Inc. Turn Your Creative Hobby Into a Business by Meg Mateo Ilasco.

To enter, answer the following question: Do you own or want to start an embroidery business?

Post your answer by 10 am ET on Friday. We’ll randomly select and announce the lucky winner by 5 pm ET on Friday. Good luck!

 

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46 Responses to Wednesday Giveaway

  1. Deirdre Kelly says:

    I have dreamed of being self-employed for years!!!!! I would LOVE to know how to go about doing just that, using my crafts!

  2. Yes. Would like to go further with my business.

  3. Lori Roberts says:

    I have been thinking about it but not sure which way to go with it. Love making gifts for family but would like to branch out.

  4. Suzanne Ripple says:

    Would love to be able to market and sell some of my projects.

  5. Yes, I have started a small embroidery business. I would love to learn more about promoting my business. I love CME magazine!

  6. penny says:

    I would love to have my own embroidery business. There are so many awesome and amazing designs that are just waiting for me to create. I love bringing happiness and joy to all those I know and love. An embroidery business for me would be waking up everyday and enjoying my passion to the fullest!

  7. Tina Sitz says:

    would love to own my own business. Have done some sewing and embroiderying for others but not sure how to reach out to others out there.

  8. Francine says:

    I love to embroider and wish I could do it full time!!!!

  9. Barbara Huggins says:

    Yes I would love to own my own business, to know the ins and outs. I am sewing now and would love to know the right way to do it.

  10. Denise says:

    I’ve started with the domain name and site, but need to actually design the site and then figure out how much to charge, how to entice people through pictures, etc. etc. etc.
    Would love to win this and proceed efficiently and wisely!

  11. Kate says:

    Sometimes yes, other times I just want to give things away. So guess I’ll give to friends and family, and if the opportunity comes, I’ll start my own business. I’m still sort of a “newbie” to machine embroidery, have hand embroidered for years.

  12. Annelise Crown says:

    I would love to take my embroidery and crafting farther than the occasional sale to friends. Everyone is always telling me I should but I just don’t have the know how to get started. Plus, i’m just a little scared.

  13. Rob Welborn says:

    I would love to start an embroidery business. I just did some stuff for a wedding and got two orders from others wanting gifts for other weddings.

  14. Patricia says:

    I would love to learn the secrets of starting my own business!

  15. Kelly Preciado says:

    I would love to own a craft business.

  16. valeriec says:

    Just as a minor hobbie–sell enough to keep me sewing

  17. Marilyn M says:

    I would like to know how to charge correctly when a friend gives you something to do that is more costly and time consuming that they imagine. After all “you have that great machine, could you do _____for me?”. And then also maybe start doing some small projects to sell and see how it goes. I am disable and a small business you be great! Thanks!

  18. Teona says:

    I had a business sewing and embroidery that I tried to get off the ground but had an illness in the family that made me have to put it on the back burner. I made lots of mistakes and would like to start over. I have two embroidery machines and feel like I could really start a business if I knew how to market it better.

  19. Terry says:

    Yes. I dabble some now, but it would sure be wonderful it it was paying for itself, and then some!

  20. RNC says:

    I would love to create and sell embroidery designs.

  21. Jeanne says:

    Would love to start an embroidery business in retirement in a few years…the dream would be to combine it into a small retreat setting!

  22. Donna says:

    No, I love doing embroidering, will keep it as a hobby. Need to learn more about creating designs and finding real time to do all.

  23. Carol says:

    I embroider for family and that’s enough for me.

  24. Lois Ann Bonhaus says:

    I would love to have a business, but in a small town, it is really hard. It’s hard to find someone to share ideas with. Most people like what you do and want it, they just don’t have any idea of the expenses involved.

  25. Teresa says:

    Always looking for creative and helpful information on starting a embroidery business.

  26. Kim says:

    I would love to learn how I could do such a thing. I love to make gifts to give away and would find this something I could use.

  27. Maria Kievit says:

    I would love to learn to do more embroidery on my machine period. Never mind starting to make it a busines…… But that would be nice anyway!

  28. glenda choat says:

    I am trying so hard to have a business from home that I enjoy doing and work to increase my skills. I work until 2 to 4 in the morning on every day that ends with a ‘Y’. I work during the day doing alterations and work my evenings making samples, photographing them, and posting them on a certain site. After I have fine honed my crafts, I will finish working on my own website that I started earlier this year. I venture alone on this journey and would love to have expert advice.

  29. Karen says:

    I have just started a small business and would love to learn more.

  30. Brenda Adams says:

    I enjoy embroidery for the grandchildren. Maybe when I retire I could start my own business. I think it would be fun!

  31. Charlotte Brown says:

    I enjoy embroidery for myself and family and friends. No business.

  32. Deb Palmer says:

    The revenue from my embroidery business consists of smiles, hugs, and love! I enjoy giving away everything I make. Many times when a hobby is turned into a business the fun goes out of it so I will keep it as a hobby and continue to share with my family and friends. What I make with my hands I give with my heart!

  33. Susan says:

    I am about to teach HS students in my Clothing classes how to use the embroidery machine….they would love to make money while learning…

  34. Sarah says:

    I have been spending time creating , learning and planning to go in business. I know that my work is like a saving account, you put time and effort and some day in the future will become a business.

  35. Laurie Sieg says:

    I have considered starting an embroidery business, but am concerned that it would take the fun out of finding great new designs and projects. I do embroidery projects for friends and family and embroider gifts for us to give others. Just enjoy doing things I like instead of the same thing over and over.

  36. Yes, I own an embroidery/applique business.

  37. Debbie Myers says:

    Yes! I would love to have my own business!

  38. Wanda H Leffingwell says:

    I would love to start my own business Wanda

  39. Ann Johnson says:

    Yes, I would love to turn my garment sewing and embroidery into a teaching business.

  40. Lani says:

    I am going to retire from my profession in about 5 years and I would like to open a buissness of sewing, embroidery and quilting. I can teach, design, make and sell projects.

  41. Mary Furber says:

    I’ve done some small embroidery jobs but hadn’t thought of making it a full time business. Maybe that’s a possibility?

  42. Brenda L Pedersen says:

    Since Sewing and Embroidery are my passion, I would LOVE to be able to create a business with it!

  43. Mary Kennon says:

    Friends and family can”t understand why I don’t start a business. Because I don’t know where to start.

  44. Jessie Ramos says:

    Oh my gosh, yes! I would love to take my love for embroidery and sewing and turn into benefit for my family at the same time!

  45. Brenda Noone says:

    I start thinking about next year’s projects when I’m working on this year’s projects. I don’t start working on them however till the fall.

  46. Debbie M. says:

    I just made the leap and purchased a six thread embroidery machine, and I would love to start a small business. Now to get started…..a lot to learn!

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