Free Craft Idea & Business Tool Page
There's nothing like a free craft idea or business tool to cheer you up when your craft business slows down! Here are some guilt free links for you to use.
Free Business Tools
Free newsletter - have you signed up for Craft Selling Party News yet? Every month you'll receive free tips and advice on selling your crafts at home parties. Click here to subscribe.
Craft Show Selling Success newsletter Rob Goyette offers a free subscription to his newsletter, which covers everything you need to know to succeed selling in at craft shows, from choosing the right products and pricing, to sales and marketing tips.
Free business cards - From VistaPrint.com. You do have to pay for shipping, but this is a minimal cost. You can also upload your own logo and graphics for an extra fee.
Free labels - For free return address labels from VistaPrint.com click here. Use these to seal your packaging, on the back of mailings, inside the lid of boxes, etc. You do have to pay for shipping, but this is a minimal cost.
Free WAHM resources - WAHM it! The Masters Course is a set of downloadable ebooks for work at home mothers (or those who want to be). As well as the guide on how to become a WAHM and a selection of case studies, there is also a very useful resource on getting organised when you work from home. I highly recommend it!
Free website - Freewebs.com gives you a fast and easy way to create a free website. You can also integrate a shopping cart using Paypal.
Free webbuilding tools - GRSites.com allows you to create buttons, logos and backgrounds for free.
Free business software - download freeware for managing your paperwork from FreeDownloadsCenter.com, featuring invoices, accounting systems, inventory tracking, etc. Not all are free (some just have a free trial) but a good proportion are.
Free Craft Idea and Tips
Free seasonal craft projects - Crafts For All Seasons offers free craft projects with easy step by step instructions and many photos to help along the way. Includes easy crafts for children and more challenging projects for adults.
Free craft tips and ideas - Learn how to make original arts and crafts for fun and profit at Crafters Love Crafts.
Free craft projects and patterns - Find lots of free craft ideas at www.theartfulcrafter.com (scroll down to bottom of page).
Free knitting patterns - Click here for popular knitting patterns, all free. There are some gorgeous bags and accessories, and not a naff teacosy in sight!
Free beading pattern - Click here for a free beading pattern for the right angle weave. Can be used for bracelets, necklaces, serviette rings, etc.
If you know of any useful free craft idea supplies, please send them to me here. If yours are published here or on my site blog, you'll get a free link to your website!