Monday, 31 December 2012

2012 round up

Well 2012 is nearly over!! And what a fantastic first year we have had!!

Heres my round up of 2012...

January 1st  - Registered with HMRC and Your Handmade Home was born!!

February - Working on my first ranges 
March - Entered the 'Retail Factor Competition in my local Mall.

April - Took Part in my first trade show at BCTF 

May - WON the Retail Factor competition which included a free stand for 2 months and £500 (which I spent on a new sewing machine!)

June - A well earned rest in Cornwall for my 1st wedding anniversary
July - August - Sept - Moved into my new studio, did some seamstress work for a homewares company and started sketching new ranges.

October - November - Started Screen printing my own designs onto fabrics

December - Unveiled my new website and new ranges at Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate, won Business Person of the year 2012 in my local newspaper and hit 600 likes on my Facebook page!

Phew!! No wonder I'm taking it easy this Christmas!!
Hope you have all had a lovely Christmas and you have a safe and happy New Year!!