Category Archives: business

Ready, set, go live!

Thanks for coming to visit the Pip ‘n’ Milly blog. I know it has been pretty quiet around here, but behind the scenes it has been all go! I have been slowly building the business, increasing my skills, products and … Continue reading

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Latest work

This first photo is of the display unit, showcasing some of my recent work. There are a number of in-stock pieces, along with some custom orders awaiting collection or shipping, and some zippered pouches for a store which carries my … Continue reading

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Pattern review

I have bought a couple of patterns from the lovely Nikki Mallalieu of You Sew, Girl and I’m taking part in her Review Round-Up Competition. This review is for her adult hat pattern. If there is interest in this as … Continue reading

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Yoga mat bag

I have just started a restorative yoga class to help me restore some core stability after my back injury last year. Of course, this was a perfect excuse for a new project! I have been wanting to try making a … Continue reading

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First masculine bag

Obviously, most of my bag orders are from women, but I have just completed by first order for a young man. He is very artistic and likes to carry his supplies with him, so I designed a unique messenger bag … Continue reading

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Pricing handmade goods

Pricing of handmade goods is a serious issue for many, many people. Artists, crafters and customers alike often struggle with this. I know I do find it hard to price my goods to reflect the cost not only of materials, … Continue reading

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New products

I am adding two new products to the range. The first is a messenger-style bag which is the perfect size for your daily needs and will keep you organized in style. Well, at least your handbag contents will be organized, … Continue reading

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New Pip 'n' Milly website

The new Pip ‘n’ Milly website is now live! There are a couple of issues to resolve, but my tech-savvy husband is looking into it. The site will evolve over time to include online ordering, inventory, testimonials and the like, … Continue reading

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Special project for Hanukkah

A lady approached me at the Market I participated in at the end of November and mentioned that she liked the idea of  something similar to an advent calendar for her children for Hanukkah. After various emails back and forth, … Continue reading

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