eBook - The Insider's Guide to Starting an Online Sewing Pattern Business

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Start an Online Sewing Pattern Business!

Make a steady income from your passion for sewing and design.

I love to sew and I bet you do, too! I used to dream about building a business that allowed me to sew every single day. For years, I worked in my studio sewing handmade soft toys and sold them at craft fairs and online. I made a little money – enough to cover expenses and have a little left over for buying more fabric – but my business never truly earned a profit. I started to feel like my dream just wasn't a viable reality.

Everything changed for me when I decided to shift my business to focus on selling sewing patterns. The first thing I did was create a sewing pattern for a plush rubber duck, and I put it up for sale in my online shop for $9. I sold two that first day. On the second day I sold two more, for a total of $36 – the same amount I would have sold a finished duck for. In the year and a half since, I've sold that pattern hundreds of times, and added nearly three dozen more patterns to my shop. Finally, I had figured out a way to build a profitable business around my passion for sewing.

And so can you!

If you have at least one original design, you can begin a sewing pattern business.

This 45-page Insider's Guide will provide you with everything you need to get your pattern business off the ground including:

Choosing a project that will be popular as a pattern.
Taking effective step-by-step photos
Writing excellent pattern instructions
Photographing your project so that it sells
Choosing software for page layout and template vectorization
Using low-tech options for page layout and templates without having to learn graphics programs
Finding and using pattern testers
Pricing your patterns
Ecommerce options
Preparing for an effective launch
Establishing yourself as a designer in the industry

(Note that this ebook is not a step-by-step guide to creating vectors of your pattern templates, or creating page layouts. It's also not about how to produce print patterns for wholesale distribution. There are other great resources for those things!)

Free yourself from worrying about creating inventory that might not sell.

Earn passive income.

Make your business profitable.

And carve out more time in your day to be creative!

What's an Ebook? An ebook is a book in electronic format. You can read it on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Take it with you and read it on the go! Or, if you'd like, you can print it out on your home printer and read it on paper. Your choice.


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    Still reviewing; but found great information.
    Jun 4, 2017 by Lucille Gillette
    I have wanted to make patterns for many years but never had a clue where to start. This book was so helpful, well written and answered all of my questions. I wish I would have found it sooner!
    Apr 25, 2016 by Jessie
    Loving this guide! Very insightful, to the point and full of helpful information - thank you!
    Apr 22, 2016 by Noel Margaret
    Great information! Thank you so much for the wonderful advise
    Feb 26, 2016 by Amber Rogers
    Thanks so much for this eBook! Tons of hints and recommended blogs and sites that can help with most (if not all) my questions regarding a pattern business!
    Nov 25, 2015 by Marilyn Rank

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