Meet Mimi Goodwin, Successful Sewing Entrepreneur
Download this episode here! Recently I had an opportunity to chat with Mimi Goodwin of Mimi G Style. She is an inspiration to so many women, listen to her amazing success story! Intro: I met Mimi at a business Conference a few years ago. Love her unique sense of style! I’ve been following her ever since. Mimi is a huge influencer in the sewing, fashion and lifestyle niche. She is very accomplished with her tutorials, online courses, and her partnership with Simplicity patterns. I had asked...
The History of Sewing, How We Got Where We are Today
In this episode of the Style Blues Podcast, I talk a bit about the history of sewing, the beginning of the big pattern companies and how we got to where we are today. It wasn't that long ago that everyone sewed. Over the last 30 years things have changed, here's what happened. Show Notes: The History of Sewing Let’s learn a bit about the history of sewing, how did we get where we are today? Abbreviated History of Sewing as per Wikipedia: The Industrial Revolution shifted the production...
Blogging history and story behind Designers Sweet Spot blog and the new adventure of Chambray Blues Blog. 10 Things you are doing wrong in your sewing Not pre-washing fabric firstNot believing in yourself, it’s not rocket scienceBuying the wrong size patternNot measuring correctlyNot making pattern adjustmentsNot placing the grainline correctlyUsing the wrong type of fabric for the pattern.Using a machine that hasn’t been servicedUsing the wrong needleUsing the wrong thread
001: Interview with Melissa Viscount of Silhouette School Blog
Download this episode here! The Style Blues Podcast is finally here! The first episode is now live! [caption id="attachment_157" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Episode 001[/caption] Show Notes: Interviews are Inspiring: One of the things I wanted to accomplish with this podcast is to inspire you with interviews of people who have been successful in their sewing related businesses. As creative people, sometimes we think too narrow when it comes to business and making money from what we...