What is your Etsy shop name?
Fannie Mooring: Childrens Clothing Made To Order
Where are you located:
Fremont, North Carolina
Summary of what your shop offers:
Children’s clothing from 3 months up to size 12. Reversible A-line dress, Pillow case dresses, rompers, Short and Longalls, Boys and girls shorts and pants, Dresses and more.
How long have you been practicing your craft?
About a year with selling and sewing since I was 18. I learned to sew from working in the factories and the rest on my own at home.
What made you decide to start an Etsy shop?
I heard of different people selling on Etsy and I was looking for somewhere other than Facebook so I gave it a try.
What do you find the most fun and rewarding about having your own shop?
I do not even know where to start. Lets see…Customers, sales, making their outfit and knowing that when they receive their items they are happy with what I have made for them.
What does customer service mean to you?
Everything for without them I would not have a store. Knowing that they are happy and satisfied with the service and products that they receive.
Where do you find your motivation and inspiration when sales are slow?
I look for new patterns, Check out other sites, family, and friends. Just the joy of loving what I do and doing what I love is such a motivation within itself.
What helps to inspire you when creating?
Watching the product unfold before my very eyes. To see the finished product. Oh what a joy this is to me.
Where do you see your Etsy shop in a year? Or where would you like to see it?
I would really like to see sales up a lot from where they are now. I realize that it takes time. Would love to have at least 50 sales.
What words of wisdom do you have for readers who are considering opening a shop on Etsy to sell their own handmade creations?
Come on over and stick with it no matter how slow it is. Time is the key to success. Anyone can start out, but it is how you finish that counts.
Which item in your shop is your favorite?
That is not an easy question, but I will pick one. My polka dot twirly dress.
Visit Fannie Mooring’s Etsy Shop here: http://FannieMooring.etsy.com