Want to create a fabric arts business? Learn how with Amy Barickman in our newest web seminar: Creating A Fabric Arts Business

As part of our new and growing online education offerings we have a wonderful web seminar that will be led by Amy Barickman of Indygo Junction.  Read more details on how you can learn how to start a fabric arts business.

When:

Live Web Seminar Date: April 28, 2015 Start Time: 1 pm EST Length: 60 Minutes

Crafting a fabric arts busi2 Want to create a fabric arts business? Learn how with Amy Barickman in our newest web seminar: Creating A Fabric Arts BusinessLaunching a creative arts business in today’s market can be a profitable yet challenging endeavor. As a creative entrepreneur there are many decisions to be made about your brand and the products you offer. Learn about many opportunities that exist for building and growing your business including publishing, licensing, and partnering with manufacturers and influencers.

Amy will share her nearly 25 years of experience in the sewing and fabric arts with an eye toward inspiring and educating those with the entrepreneurial spirit. Her discussion focuses on product development, manufacturing, and licensing, sales channels including catalogs, home shopping networks, bricks and mortar independent retailers and chain stores, wholesale and retail trade shows, collaborating with industry influencers, working with technology including online classes/webinars/videos, and social media marketing.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Recognize different sales channel opportunities
  • Marketing tips to build and monetize your community
  • Product Development Strategy and Processes
  • How to collaborate with others in the industry to increase sales & reach
  • Making use of current technologies to increase profits
  • Strategies to engage your community
  • Funding tips for expanding your business

About the Instructor:

Amy Barickman, founder and owner of Indygo Junction, The Vintage Workshop and Amy Barickman LLC, is a creative leader in the sewing and needle arts industry. In 1990, Amy founded Indygo Junction, a sewing pattern and book publishing company, to showcase the work of leading fabric and needle arts designers. Amy has a passion for all things vintage and has an impressive collection of textiles and handmade fabric art. This collection is the inspiration for much of Amy’s work including the 15 fabric lines she designed for Red Rooster Fabrics. Amy recently launched her Crossroads Brand with denim fabric and patterns and will introduce a cotton line with RJR Fabrics in summer 2015.

With a knack for anticipating popular trends and new talent, Amy has discovered more than 40 innovative artists and designers, a list that is ever expanding. Amy’s ability as a collaborative entrepreneur and creative architect has allowed her to design and market an impressive list of patterns and book releases, having released 1000 pattern titles and published 80 books, including recent releases Amy Barickman’s Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun, Indygo Junction’s Fabric Flowers, and The Magic Pattern Book.

Through her blogs, websites and e-newsletters, Amy inspires countless crafters to explore their own creative spirit and experiment with the newest sewing, fabric and crafting techniques. Keep up with Amy as she shares her ideas and inspiration at www.amybarickman.com and www.IndygoJunction.com and www.freevintagegraphics.com.

Who Should Attend:

  • Entrepreneurs who want to grow their business
  • Designers/business owners who want to build partnerships and collaborations
  • New business owners who want to learn about marketing and social media opportunities
  • Pattern designers looking for information on product development, self-publishing & manufacturing
  • Bloggers interested in selling to their community & exploring additional revenue streams
  • Creative spirits looking to turn their passion to profit

Each registration comes with access to the archived version of the event as well as any handouts referenced during the presentation. You do not have to attend the live event to get the recording of the presentation or the handouts. In all web seminars, no question goes unanswered. Attendees have the ability to chat with the instructor during the live event and ask questions. You will receive a copy of the web seminar presentation in an e-mail that goes out one week after the live event. The answers to questions not covered in the live presentation will be included in this e–mail as well.

Cost: $19.99

For all of you who are interested in starting your own creative business I do hope you join me and Amy in this wonderful web seminar.

See you soon!

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About Jill

I write for the Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery blogs. I love sewing, vintage and would love to get a comment from you!
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3 Responses to Want to create a fabric arts business? Learn how with Amy Barickman in our newest web seminar: Creating A Fabric Arts Business

  1. Sharon says:

    Could you not just archive the classes and charge to view them? It would make it easier for those of us who aren’t free when your seminars are

  2. Seems like I missed this seminar offered by Amy Barickman.
    Wondering if you could notify me if there will be another one in the near future.

    Thank You,

    NathalieRobbins

    • Jill says:

      Yes, there will be more to come from Amy Barickman! Stay tuned to our Facebook page for more details!