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From: simplykimm
Date: 03-30-2004, 09:22 PM (1 of 4)
I'm finally starting my sewing business, but I need to know how to charge my clients. Can anyone refer me to any articles or message boards on this subject. I don't want to charge to much, but I also don't to cut my self short. Any info will be gladly accepted.

from to the one who shines.......
User: simplykimm
Member since: 07-17-2003
Total posts: 13
From: MaryW
Date: 03-31-2004, 07:21 AM (2 of 4)
Here is some help.
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User: MaryW
Member since: 06-23-2005
Total posts: 2542
From: MartySews
Date: 03-31-2004, 08:56 PM (3 of 4)
A great resource that I have found is Kathleen Spike's book "Sew to Success" which can be found at most public libraries. She has samples of contracts, invoices, legal information, etc plus all of the little ins and outs of a sewing business. I found it well worth the $8.95 that I paid. Happy Stitching! Marty
It takes one moment to change a life.
User: MartySews
Member since: 02-23-2003
Total posts: 504
From: weB2cats
Date: 04-05-2004, 02:13 PM (4 of 4)
I have that book, too. I got my copy at for a fraction of the original price.

I also liked, "Sew up a Storm, All the Way to the Bank" by Karen L. Maslowski.
User: weB2cats
Member since: 11-07-2002
Total posts: 232
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