Month: April 2017

Pattern making: carving out a niche with Elise of honigdesign

There is so much that goes into running a successful small business and previously I’ve covered passion, having unique skills, and bootstrapping. ¬†When you’re first getting started you’ll also want to find your niche. The path may be long and winding, but you should be receptive to differentiating yourself from your competitors and offering something […]

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Sewng Pattern business: bootstrapping

Martyna Pietrzak-Siepietowska loves to sew. She had seen garments that she liked and wanted to make but when she tried to locate patterns for them, nothing matched. So she taught herself how to make her own patterns. She leveraged her local library and bought books to learn. This was before there were so many sources […]

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