Woo! I'm so excited after 2 years on Etsy, I made my first sale! This is such an exciting feeling to see that notification pop up. Now when this does finally happen do not worry. Collect the product and pop it in the post. Simple yeah? but what you need to consider is the customer's … Continue reading Achievement #2 – First Sale on Etsy
Yesterday I took (what I consider) a big step and purchased a domain name; howstichen and I want to share the excitement/process. Firstly, I had been thinking about what I should call my Etsy store/Facebook page for months before I actually created it. I came up with Slip Stitch as it's related to crocheting and … Continue reading Achievement #1
If you haven't read my past posts. I am working towards having a successful online business. The reason is I've realised I don't want a traditional 9 to 5 job, and I would like to be able to run it from anywhere! My current selling/online situation is this: My Etsy Store - which needs a … Continue reading Where do I sell?
Previously I mentioned "crocheting keeps me sane", this is because since learning I have found it so relaxing. I've read on so many different sites how important it was to just slow down and do your own thing. I seriously use to have no free time because I was always out helping a friend, seeing … Continue reading It’s my time!
I was on the train this morning just perusing through Facebook and found an article the ABC posted, about a study that is currently being conducted by the University of Wollongong. The study is can crocheting/craft be used as a tool to help with mental well-being. How you can help? It's simple, just fill in … Continue reading Does crocheting/craft support mental well-being?