Do you dream of selling your art or getting paid to teach others the craft that you love? If you're ready to stop dreaming and start making it happen, this book will show you how.
Rubber stamp and polymer clay artist Sandra McCall has been creatively self-employed for more than fifteen years. She has a lot of valuable information and firsthand experience that can help you make a living doing what you love. In this book, she is joined by a group of fantastic artists who share their insights and anecdotes about building a successful crafting business.
The Savvy Crafter's Guide to Success is a down-to-earth, artist-to-artist manual that covers a little bit about a whole lot to get you started making money with your crafts: getting noticed, getting gigs writing for crafting magazines, building a reputation as a teacher ... right down to the practicalities of buying supplies wholesale and keeping tax records. It walks you through both the personal and business aspects of a career in crafting, so you'll know what to expect, and how to make the right moves.