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The Top 5 Needlepoint Biz Ideas


Wiki - Photo by Gribiche


We’ve all had the dream.

The one that says, when am I going to open my own needlepoint store?

Then, with the economy still in the doldrums, reality hits.

And it bites.

First, there’s the bloodsucking rent you have to pay each month.

Then comes the stocking up the place with inventory part.

This usually stops most people dead in their tracks, before you even get to any of the other stuff, since, in this business, you often have to pay for most of your merchandise up front.

And there’s no return policy for unsold goods.

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Do stitchers dream of electric sheep?



Whimsy, whimsy.

I must say that I’m rather fond of the animated sheep on Ewe and Eye needlepoint.

Not sure if the bleating ewe has found a farm yet in San Francisco, but I must report that my own UK sheep on Farmville is hiding somewhere on my English countryside farm. Now that I have this blog, I fear I am not tending to the farm as addictively as I should. I’ll send my prized German Shepherd to look for him.

If you see my lost little guy, do let me know.

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