Category Archives for "Business Skills"

Open Submission Calls ~ 20 Sept

​Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossible – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month. Let’s see whats out there this week….. Submission Calls: 20 Sept 2018 Click on the Publication titles to open a summary of the submission call; the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts for full […]

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Livestream: Ways to Promote Outside Facebook

Every Friday I run a livestream at 1pm GMT.  This weeks I was answering a question from a Yarn Academy member about ways to promote your work outside of Facebook Groups. In addition to the information in this livestream Karen and I also covered this topi, for real world options in our Mythical Makers Podcast […]

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Find Your Focus Challenge 2018

​Introducing the 5 Day Find Your Focus Challenge​Next month, ​October 2018, I will be running a challenge to set you up for a fantastic, focused 2019.We’re not just talking your business goals, but some personal ones too. ​For anyone who struggles to decide what to work on next Or forgets why this task was supposed to […]

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Open Submission Calls ~ 13 Sept

​Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossible – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month.Good luck to everyone!Submission Calls: 13 Sept 2018Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call; the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts for full details. Knit Picks (Sept 24) […]

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Joint Ventures in Yarn

There are several ways we can collaborate with other designers, dyers, LYS’s and magazines. From kit production, to regular pattern submissions to independent custom work. Each will have some of their own implications and all should include a level of traded value (whether in skills, produced items or training). Its much easier to keep track […]

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Open Submission Calls ~ 6 Sept

​Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossible – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month.Good luck to everyone!Submission Calls: 6 Sept 2018Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call; the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts for full details. Knotions (Online) Shawls (Sept […]

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Crochet and Knitting Magazine Listings

This will be growing resource for online and hard copy knitting and crochet magazines, excellent for a browse when bored and a useful starting point to research a new submission.The links provided are for the designers work with us pages where we have been able to locate them, or forms to sign up to be […]

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Open Submission Calls ~ 1 Sept

​Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossible – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month.Good luck to everyone!Submission Calls: 17 August 2018Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call; the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts for full details. Knotions (Online) Shawls (Sept […]

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The Importance of Mentorship

A while ago I was invited to take part in an Expert Q&A session by Jess, the founder of The Yarnpreneur Society.  I was very honoured to receive the request and then blown away excited when I realised the topic would be Mentorship. Here’s the recently shared video of the Q&A Session. If you have […]

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