Friday, February 27, 2015

Stallholder profile Creative Machine Embroidery by Elisabeth

Todays Stallholder featured is Creative Embroidery by Elisabeth.

The suburb/town you live in now:    Water Ford West.

What is it that you make and what skills do you use?  
I create all sorts items with Machine Embroidery.

What inspired you to start your business?   
I am  not a Business but found myself to young to stop my creativity as I have been in the Fashion industry all my life.

How long have you been ‘creating’? 
I have been creating in what I do now for the last 18 years.

Is it a full time/ part time/hobby or business?  

Where do you sell your creations? 
By word of mouth and only at the Handmade  Expo in Morayfield.

What makes what you do special or different? 
What I make is all original and only of the highest quality. I am very critical of my own work and if I find it is not good enough I won't sell it. 

What is the most rewarding part of what you do? 
My most rewarding part is when my product is finished and I send the photo's to my friends for them to give me there honest opinion. I get a lot of compliments from people ( Public) who attend our Market, as they always ask me what new items I have come up with.

What is your favourite product that you make? 
My embroidered Bath Towels, Hand Towel with with the Matching trim. Also I love doing Embroidered Pillow Cases. But actually I love everything I make as they are all individual and original.

Do you teach classes or workshops? 
No I don't, as much as I would like to, Embroidery Machines are very expensive. I have 2 and they both total to $20.000.00.

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