Love knitting, but not so hot on accounting? A whiz on a sewing machine but not skilled with a spreadsheet? Then this book is for you! Whether you're an amateur thinking about selling your work at a local market or the owner of an established company hoping to drive more traffic to your website, this handy guide explains everything you need to know about combining craft and business. Here's advice on your most pressing questions, from identifying potential customers to branding, approaching retailers, and social networking. Sections on legal issues, copyright, and basic accounting will guide you through potential minefields, while inspirational case studies prove that it is possible to make money doing something you love.
Includes contributions from Cut Out + Keep, Hope & Elvis, Clothkits and many more.
Mollie Makes is the UK's most successful lifestyle and craft magazine, bringing you the best of contemporary craft. The Mollie Makes team has handpicked projects from their favorite international designers for each book in the series, which perfectly complements the magazine's unique editorial style and first-class design. Author Clare Kelly is an established craft journalist and photographer who has contributed to some of the UK's leading creative magazines and websites including Making, Cloth, Knitting, and From Britain with Love.