September is National Sewing Month, but when you love fabric - every month is National Sewing Month! Today I have the lovely Elena Flores from SewBonita as our guest to chat about all things sewing! Elena shares her story about how she began sewing and how she has built her business stitch-by-colorful stitch! We also talk about family stories, untangling when things go wrong and our best tips of sewrs of all skill levels. Please give it a listen and make sure to follow Elena at @SewBonita!
Imposter Syndrome. No matter what career, we've all been there. We can either back away from going after our dreams or step up and stand tall. I say, we go for the latter. My guest, executive success coach Harry Lopez, not only unpacks what Imposter Syndrome is but also ways to bust through and focus and go after your goals! Yyou can see more about Harry and his services at his site, https://www.harrylouislopez.com/ - tell him Crafty Chica sent you!
Business and cake tips with baking TV star, Candy Ramirez! She talks with us about baking her business to success! From her early days of passing out free cake pops to drum up orders to ending up on national TV, she has a lot of insight to share. She also gives us excellent ideas for baking, decorating and even flipping cakes! #supportbrownpodcasts #latinapodcast Check out her cake flip video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5qRKVflWBk&t=784s
Welcome to Pitching 101! This is a broad overview of getting your thoughts/plans together to pitch yourself or you business for a new venture! This is such a big topic, I’ll do another podcast that goes deeper. But here’s a start! [You can read about more tips for pitching with this blog post!](http://www.craftychica.com/2018/04/craft-a-pitch/)
In this episode, I share two of my favorite parts of running a creative business - being both an artist and a professional designer. These really are two different avenues but in the same neighborhood. Here is a link that tells all about Creativation - this is a great show to attend if you want to get into craft blogging or craft design! http://www.craftychica.com/2017/02/10-reasons-attend-creativation/
Happy New Year! Are you making a vision board for your goals? Join me and Alexa Westerfield of Swell Design as we share innovative, creative and smart techniques for creating your vision board! visit Alexa's "Swell Creative Society" Facebook group at bit.ly/2D6keAe #visionboard
Vickie Howell from The Knit Show shares her tips for running a successful Kickstarter campaigner! She shares what worked for her in order to bring her show to life! See more at https://theknitshow.com/
Interview with multi-tasker extraordinaire - Pam Covarrubias! This podcaster, artist, photographer, and storyteller shares her tips for taking the leap from a full-time job to a passion project. Check out her show, CafeConPamPodcast and her site here: http://www.spreadideasmovepeople.com/
Special guest - my husband, Patrick! I had been having a hard time getting a good night's sleep due to all the worrying about world issues. I finally found a happy medium to be alert, but still keep my life in check. Here are some tips I'm trying, I hope they help you too! #latinapodcaster #latinablogger #positivity #happiness
EP. 5: In this episode, I interview fashion force, Angela Johnson, designer, about her new endeavor - opening a 3-story manufacturing building in Tempe, AZ to help local designer launch their clothing lines. And so much more! See more at http://www.angelajohnsondesigns.com/ http://www.labelhorde.com/ http://www.azapparelfoundation.org/
I'm joined by the fabulous Mignon Gould from http://TheChicSpy.com, where we review the new Kate Winslet movie, The Dressmaker. Listen to this episode to see if this movie is worth stepping away from your own sewing machine to watch! Visit http://craftychica.com for more crafty fun! #craftychica #moviereview #TheDressmaker #KateWinslet #Latina
Today I'm joined by lawyer by day, entrepreneur by night - Rina Gonzales of MothershipScrapbookGal.com. We share three of our best tips for working a 9-5, but still finding time for that passion project and side business. Yes, it is doable! If you are thinking about getting a job or leaving a job while still maintaining a side business, this is the episode for you! #craftychica #business
We have a REAL conversation about being self made and our perspective on money. Not only making and saving it, but how we approach it in daily life. We also talk about balance between creative goals vs. business goals. #money #entrepreneurship #millennial #parenting