How to start sewing for money
I have already done projects for my boss by her getting the needed fabric and I sew what ever she wants but I was wondering how to get word out to start making money to sew. I get paid very little at my side job so my boss says go ahead, but I have no clue how to advertise it.
Sometimes you have to make a lot before you can sell stuff. Etsy.com seems like a good place to sell some pre-made things and work out commissions from there... since it seems like you only have to keep it as stocked as you want. (I'm currently just an Etsy-lurker, so I don't know for sure)
You might also try checking out websites that cater toward the type of sewing you like to do. The Cosplay and Steampunk sites I've been to have a special page just for commissions/advertising. These would also give you a sense of price range for comparison with the items you would be making.
Other than that, I would suggest checking out local craft fairs, especially with the holidays coming up.
It's free other than the listing price for each item (which is like 10 cents, really cheap!) And they take a small it everytime you sell something, but it's worth it!
You can list your items you have to sell, or can make. It's HUGE, and I Recommend it!
If you go to etsy.com, it has lots of information, or just go here: http://help.etsy.com/app/answers/list
thanx I didn't even think about selling online but alot of my stuff I like to make fit more then one size so it shouldn't be hard to sell
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