How to Start Selling Your Craft To Make Money Online

Starting a website to sell your handmade products is a brave but very rewarding process if you can truly be your own boss. E-commerce has allowed thousands of online entrepreneurs and cottage industries to make money online with minimal start up costs. Years ago starting a sewing business meant early mornings at expensive market stalls, … Read more

Opinion: Is There a Costume Skills Shortage?

Is there a costume skills shortage? According to certain articles, which pop up regularly, particularly on social media, it would seem so. However, these articles are usually countered with outraged responses from costume makers struggling to find training or employment opportunities. I’ve been one of those makers. So what is going on? There are, in … Read more

Costumers Are More Psychologists than Designers

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Feature film costume designer Shay Cunliffe has shed light on some of the role of her profession when confronting clashing creatives in the film industry as well as the vulnerabilities of many actors. She trained at the University of Bristol in England and began her design career in the New York theater. Her first job … Read more