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Guest Blog Posts

December 3, 2013 // 4 Comments

Would you like to earn money while helping grow the BOMQ website? We would love to feature you and your article on our website! Please see the information below: Content We are looking for blog posts about topics relevant to machine quilters who are interested in starting or growing their business. [...]

Blogging for Business

December 3, 2013 // 4 Comments

One of the best thing that I ever did for my business was start a blog. It’s amazing how such a simple tool can really help you reach a large customer base! Even though I started it purely for business reasons, I can’t believe how much I love it. Not only does is great writing practice, [...]

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

December 3, 2013 // 8 Comments

Moderating my Craftsy class has been so great! It’s more than a class, it’s a community. I love how people are sharing pictures of what they are up to, and encouraging each other. I also have the opportunity to answer questions, which I love! A question that comes up often is, [...]

How to get the most out of a quilting class

December 3, 2013 // 2 Comments

Last week, I had the privilege of hanging out with Karen for a private lesson in my quilting studio. We spent 3 hours going over several different quilting designs and discussing everything from loading a quilt to knowing when you’re ready to take customer [...]

Avoiding Burnout

December 3, 2013 // 3 Comments

I know, I know……I am supposed to be doing the “Business of Quilting” blog series and I have missed quite a few weeks (obviously) I don’t really have any fun secrets to blame for my lack of quilting. The truth is a little less fun…I have been suffering from plain [...]

Are You Ready?

December 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

When it comes to going into business, how do you know if you are ready? At this point, you might be all ready to go. You have your machine, your business plan and your operational plan…now you just need to open for business. But the question is, “Are you ready to quilt for customers? [...]

Why You Should Have a Business Plan

December 2, 2013 // 1 Comment

Normally, I will talk about my thoughts and experiences on the topic and then interview another machine quilter to provide a different view. The problem is….this topic falls in the “should have done” category. I didn’t have a plan and actually still don’t (eek!). [...]
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