Crafty Superstar: Make Crafts on the Side, Earn Extra Cash, and Basically Have It All

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North Light Books, Dec 11, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Sell Out!

If the church-basement sale isn't quite your scene, "Crafty Superstar" is your go-to resource for selling your crafty goods part-time. Packed with ideas for setting up and selling out, the book includes loads of advice from experts like Faythe Levine, Jenny Harada and Jenny Hart.

Want to make some dough but don't know where to start? Inside find out how to: Discover your expectations and motivationsSet up shop and get paidJoin an indie craft showGet some pressPackage goods and customer serviceBalance life and crafts

Plus, get business forms, lists of resources and a directory of indie craft shows so you can be on your way to becoming a "Crafty Superstar"!

 

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Contents

Introduction
8
Do You DIY?
10
Biz Basics
22
Selling Out
46
Indie Craft Shows
72
Get Noticed
96
Finding Balance
108
Epilogue
120
CraftFriendly Publications
136
Small Business Resources
138
Reading List
140
Online Consignment Shops
141
Supplies
142
Major North American Indie Craft Shows
144
Contributors
148
Index
158

Forms Templates
122
Craft Communities
132
Awesome Crafty Blogs
134
About the Author
159
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About the author (2009)

Grace Dobush is an associate editor for Family Tree Magazine and The Artist's Magazine and has been an avid crafter for the past 8 years. She has peddled her wares at various indie shows and also attended the first Craft Congress. She is well connected in DIY circles and has appeared on HGTV's Crafter's Coast to Coast. Her work can be found at www.graciesparkles.com.

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