Are you already actively involved in one of the 70 sewing specialties that are in high demand in the US today? Would you like to start making money, and support your habit, as well as your family by your sewing skills and passions? HOW TO START MAKING MONEY WITH YOUR SEWING is the book for you. You will receive sound business advice so that your home-based enterprise will be profitable, as well as "hear" from 15 savvy and successful sewing entrepreneurs who will give you encouragement as well as teach you the unique business applications related to this field. HOW TO START MAKING MONEY WITH YOUR SEWING covers it all, from choosing a specialty that you are uniquely skilled at and love doing, to setting profit margins, this book will guide you to begin your own viable sewing business. Some of the topics covered int he book are: **performing market research, including discerning trends in your niche sewing industry; **optimal sewing area set up, including choosing the best equipment for your business; **how to write a business plan that will satisfy a lending institution or investment backers; **pricing guidelines for your products or service; **potential pitfalls that could come up as your business grows, including financing, time management and labor laws; and ** of course, marketing, advertising, and business record keeping. In addition to the topics covered, HOW TO START MAKING MONEY WITH YOUR SEWING includes sample contracts, a listing of professional associations, online resources, and trade publications. Go ahead, get started today on that dream that you've "always had" to make money doing what you love to do!