Everything has been packaged into one easy to consume sewing book with 400+ sewing ideas & resources. Did you know this: according to an April 2011 article in Inc. magazine, the average Etsy seller makes just $785 a year. I am Mary Kay Hunziger, and I am a very passionate crafter and Etsy seller myself. In this sewing book fro beginners, I am going to show you how to get started and go beyoind Etsy sooner than you might think! Other crafting friends of mine have been able to turn their passion into profit and today run six figure craft businesses and authors like Jim Cockrum, Seth Godin, and Tim Ferriss are typically calling these passionate businesses the true "virtual empire". This book is going to guide you through the 9 best ways to get started with your first sewing project. This sewing system is going to help achieve this goal. Once you have been able to apply this system, you are automatically going to feel inspired, encouraged & motivated about your first creative sewing experience and you are most likely going to be hooked for life. You will be able to identify all the possibilities and creative ways that you can apply as a sewing crafter and this guide will act like a starting point from where you can explore your exciting sewing path. Maybe you just like to learn some sewing techniques to save some money and as a homemake. There are other individuals who have developed a whole career & passion out of their sewing skills. In my book series called From Passion To Profit, I have talked to countless crafters who have developed their business around sewing and made a fortune with it. You can use this guide as a starting point from where you have all the options to develop your passion for sewing into a sustainable business or a hobby that you like to do on a weekend. I suggest that you first go through the whole guide & once you have familiarized yourself with the top 9 ways of sewing for a beginner, you can go & explore more cool sewing stuff via the "Resources" chapters and the "Interactive Ways For More Cool Sewing Nuggets" chapter. Once you are done with your exploration, proceed to the chapter "The Next Step" from where I am going to guide you to what to do next in your sewing path. Getting started with a sewing project on your own and without knowing what to do first in order to be successful with your first sewing project can be a very frustrating task if you do not know how to go about it. The good news is that you can use this guide and learn everything that you need to know about sewing in order to make this a fun and exciting experience for you. You can do this over one weekend and once you get the whole idea of what is involved in order to make a sewing project a successful one, you can go from there and look into more advanced & professional type of sewing projects. By going through this guide & by picking the ways that might apply best to your own situation, you are going to become an expert in sewing over a weekend s time! The goal here is to provide you with the easiest, most usable & most basic to consume information that you are going to need for your first sewing project. This is why I decided to stick to the top 9 ways that are not going to overwhelm you. I feel that information overload is doing you harm because a cluttered mind is a mind that does not take action. The goal is simply to get a general overview of the top ways of sewing. This way you will get a basic overview without getting stuck and you are able to move on and quickly proceed to the actual sewing action. You will enjoy the Resources Section & the Interactive Ways Of More Cool Sewing Nuggets Sections to learn even more cool stuff about sewing. Be aware that I will constantly be updating this sewing tutorials book so that it will always reflect the top sewing ways so make sure to check for updates regularly so you won t miss a thing! Welcome to the world of sewing...get started now & live your passion today!