Archive: “Rants”

  • Is FREE an Expectation?

    So… everybody loves getting something for FREE right? And you know what? I’m no exception! As a matter of fact, years ago (circa 2004) when I was struggling to get started in this business, a very wise person who I admired very much advised me to try placing a couple of free patterns out on my website. The logic? “If […]

  • Bank of America- WAKE UP!

    Can we talk about banks today?…. Something infuriating happened this week and I just feel like I need to get this off my chest! Let’s face it, the reputation of banking as a profession is probably at an all-time low right now, and rightly so!  The banks used to call it a robbery when bad […]

  • What’s On My Heart

    See if this sounds familiar to you? I was having a great day yesterday. I was working away in my little studio listening to satellite music, insulated and isolated from the outside world.Business was briskorders were coming inI had visited my printer earlier in the day and picked up the new tags for my sew-in […]

  • Seven Website Pet Peeves-

    Obviously, I spend a lot of time on the Web, and for the most part, I enjoy it, but unfortunately, there are quite a few things along the way that can make surfing less than pleasant. In this post, I’ve compiled a list of seven things that are particular pet peeves of mine — things […]

  • The Problem with JoAnn’s

    A Call to Action! I don’t know what the JoAnn’s fabric & Craft store near you is like, but the one in Winston-Salem, NC is a total dump. It’s filthy, poorly stocked, and the customer service is horrendous. This week I added two more bad JoAnn’s experiences to the huge list I already had, and […]