Sell Your Handiwork (Sewing at Home)

Sewing at Home

If you have any skill that is highly in demand, you can make handsome amount of money from home. Let us take an example of sewing skills. By sewing at home, you can make customer fit clothes, wedding dresses, children wear, special attire, bags, cushions etc. In short, you have countless options,if you have sewing skills, by sewing at home.

Step 1:
The first thing you need, to start sewing at home, is a high quality sewing machine. This business, sewing at home, requires good investment in equipment. Swing machine may range from $2,000 to $6,000. Some other equipment’s are also required but type of those equipment depends on the type of sewing at home you want to focus on.

If you want to sew other peoples’ clothes you must be an expert. If you are at a beginner or intermediate level then do more practice and wait till your skill improves. Once you become an expert you can start focusing on earning money by sewing at home.

Step 2:
The important thing for successful sewing at home business is that people know and talk about your skill, start with your friends and neighbors. Distribute your business card, put up fliers in local fabric stores and inform employees about your sewing at home business so that they may guide interested people to your business location. If you have a website, it is a plus point. If you want to create a website to advertise your sewing at home business, make a simple website and explain your skill and achievements there. Give high quality pictures and include contact information and location map.
You may also try any of these methods to promote your sewing at home business:
Door to door flyers
Car flyers
Car window signs
Magnetic signs for your vehicle
Yard sign
Flyers at local grocery store
Post on local community billboard, grocery store, businesses etc.
Flyers in newspaper

Step 3:
What should be the price? When you start your sewing at home business nobody knows your work so you need to make a circle of satisfied customers. A few satisfied customers will guide a lot of people to your home. To get some business keep your price lower than the market. Once you have enough satisfied customers and you think they are not much price sensitive then you may increase your rates gradually.

For more information:
How To Do Quilting
Sewing 101
How To Repair Your Sewing Machine
Become A Famous Fashion Designer
How To Start A Tshirt Company
Starting a Home Sewing Business Part I
Starting a Home Sewing Business Part II