As a small business entrepreneur engaged in embroidery, it is important to always be grateful to your customers, standardize processes and create checklists, know how to pivot well, create a “Charge it To Experience” expense line, and have a good support system.
Sew Expo happens once a year in Puyallup, Washington. If you’re a crafter in the Puget Sound area, this is the place to be. I have been going annually over the last few years and I feel like my personal experience gets better and better as the years go by. My next door neighbor, NancyContinue reading “Sew Expo-nentially Awesome”
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Embroidery and heat press machines in tow, we headed over to Embassy Suites Lynnwood over the Memorial Day Weekend. The Washington Chess Federation (WCF) gave us the rare opportunity to spend a couple of days with hundreds of top-rated chess players all over the state including several Grandmasters who flew in to Seattle for Washington Open 2018. We ran the booth selling embroidered hats & otherContinue reading “Hanging Out with Chess Grandmasters”
Last weekend, we traveled to scenic Snoqualmie, Washington for our latest acquisition. This Merrow MG-3U Patch Emblem machine will put our patch business on 4th gear. Its sole purpose is to finish the patch edges. Our Creative Director has been coming up with lots of cool patch design ideas. Now, we’ll be able to makeContinue reading “Merrow Magic”
Patch #2 of our Chess Patches My son inspired me to create this patch. He LOVES playing chess. During one of his tournaments, I asked him if he gets nervous when the game starts (especially when his opponent has a higher rating than him). He said “No. It’s fun, Mommy!” It’s truly amazing seeing him andContinue reading “Meet Your Worst Knightmare”
Excited to share the latest addition to my #EmbroiderrificNW Etsy Shop: Camp Half-Blood Camouflage Hat -LIMITED http://etsy.me/2DRrvJ7 #accessories #hat #camouflage #birthday #easter #camphalfblood #pjo #chb #poseidon Link to My Etsy store
A client approached me to see if we can make personalized luggage tags for her family. We accidentally bought materials that don’t match her exact requirements. We decided to have some fun & get creative… did some experiments to see if we can create another product. Voila! A new product line was born. These babiesContinue reading “Personalized Keychains”
Math and writing weren’t exactly my daughter’s favorite classes in 5th grade. That all changed when she started going to Sylvan Learning Center. More than the high grades she’s been getting in her classes, she gained her confidence back. She now wants to be a military plane engineer. She also loves writing short stories especiallyContinue reading “Waterproof Jackets”
Always carry a knife with you. Just in case there’s cheesecake or you need to stab someone in the throat.