May 7, 2021
Caroline and Aly catch up with what's been happening in their own lives this week and then talk with Fiona Pullen Founder of the fabulous online sewing and craft resource The Sewing Directory. Fiona tells us how The Sewing Directory came about and how she has gone on to write two books for creative people who own or are starting businesses themselves , 'Craft a Creative Business' and 'Making and Marketing a Creative Art and Craft Business'. She tells us her plans for the future and gives us some amazing tips about looking after websites.
April 30, 2021
Aly and Caroline chat to Nicola owner of Sew Busy a sewing and craft shop in Fleet, Hampshire. Nicola describes how she juggled family and business in the early days of Sew Busy. Nicola also tells us how important Sew Busy has become to many people in her community and how that led to an invitation to one of HRH Queen Elizabeth II Garden Parties.
April 23, 2021
Aly is the co host of the Sew Ab Fab podcast along with Caroline. In this episode Caroline questions Aly so you can find out a bit more about her and how she came to run Bobbin Sewing School. She tells us what plans she has for the future and why giving the best experience to her clients is important to her.
We hear how a competition in her teens led to her love of sewing and how she occasionally swapped Welly boots for Bond Street in her first career.