I did a fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Foundation selling Sachets with a Purpose. After that I realized I kept thinking of different things to stamp on sachets. Soon I had so many I gave them their own name & Etsy shop; thus Sew Geeky Sachets was born.
2. What is the best advice another shop owner has give you? Do you have any advice for others?
Don’t give up. Running your own business isn’t easy and there are going to be setbacks and frustrations so make sure you celebrate the wins no matter how small and never surrender your passion.
I’ve never been afraid to jump into anything that interests me. I would really like to make myself some clothes from a pattern. When I upcycle I’m usually going pattern-free. But it would be nice to add some more items to my wardrobe that are customized to fit me. Also I really want to learn to play the ukulele.
Constantly promoting yourself and your business can seem draining. It’s important to get over the fear of talking about yourself and what you do to complete strangers.
Of course, but I feel like they are more character crushes than celebrity crushes; Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock, William Peterson as Gil Grissom, and Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy.
The Box and I still blame my best friend Jordan for the choice. In fact, I won’t let her live it down. A few years ago she bought me a copy as a gag gift.
This would definitely be my 9th grade homecoming dance. It was a triple threat my hair was done in lots of spiral curls in a side ponytail. My dress was black spandex with a cutout shoulders and it was topped off with a gold chain belt. I swear I looked more like a lady of the night than a high schooler. I still cringe at the photo.
The Violent Femmes-Add It Up