A little recap of today’s screen printing class! We finally got to screen print on some tees and onesies. The onesies didn’t turn out that great but overall happy with the results for my first try!! 🤗✂️
Unboxing my new dress form and I thought I would share the mannequins I’ve had over the years and which ones I love and recommend! I know it's a longer video than normal but I hope you find it helpful! Links ?
*My dressform for draping from https://www.pgmdressform.com/
*My new maternity dressform from eBay https://www.ebay.com/itm/131347834813
incase its not available on Ebay; there’s a similar one on amazon https://amzn.to/3ghlNRy
*Dog Mannequin https://amzn.to/3gf7b55
*Acrylic Headband Display Stand https://amzn.to/318fGe7
The past couple of weeks I’ve been cleaning up my socials and trying to work more on my branding. I started this blog back in 2012 when I started college and was working on my fashion degree. So, as you can see this blog holds a lot of memories through the years as I’ve grown up and my career as taken off. Even though last year wasn’t what we expected with the whole pandemic and lockdown, it gave me the opportunity to sit back and take things slow. I did a LOT of reflecting and growing. So, entering 2021 I was able to go in with a positive mindset and grow my business. It has been such an amazing year I honestly can’t believe we are so close to a new year! With this in mind I decided to make a few changes around here but this time I’m stating over. I made a big decision to make a lot of my previous content private.
I want a fresh start to share my improved skills and focus more on my business. I will still share a few diys here and there but I’m excited to share more of my life as a small business owner/creator. One of the main reasons of this big change was because twice this year, three of my designs were stolen. The first two designs were mass produced by a Chinese factory and are now being stole on Amazon. Then a couple of weeks ago, another small business on Etsy stole my design as well and she’s selling it on her shop as her own design. This one hurt a little bit more just because she’s a small business like myself. I’m very respectful to other creators and their work so watching this happen to me twice this year really sucked but I can’t really do much about it but grow my community and share my talent to a bigger audience.
So, yup I’m turning a negative into a positive and entering 2022 with big changes and setting higher goals for myself. As for my new office area, I’ve attached a pic to share with you. I FREAKEN LOVE HOW IT TURNED OUT! This was one of my favorite quarantine projects from last year. I now have a space to design, edit videos and do all of the bookkeeping. I’ve really been enjoying this space to the fullest and I even decorated it for Christmas! (Stay tune for a quick Christmas bow tutorial I’ll be posting tomorrow) but yup, that’s my little life update and excited for what’s to come!
As always, stay crafty and I’ll talk to you soon