I was thinking today how much has changed since 2004 when I first started Little Star Designs.
I was doing the same cushions then, and hand embroidered ones and sadly had to go back to work and my sewing went on the back burner for a while.
There was no blogging, no Etsy, no Made It and definitely no Facebook, I'm not even sure I used Google then.
All I had to rely on was Ebay and my very simple website that I made myself and word of mouth the old fashioned way.
I used to sit at the kitchen table and sew and would have to pack up after every session otherwise we would have no where to eat, at one stage I got sick of that and put our camping table in the bathroom with all my sewing gear on it, that was desperation lol, now I have a sewing room.
I had no overlocker, everything was zigzaged or french seamed.
and it never occured to me to buy fabric anywhere other than Spotlight, now I only buy awesome beautiful fabrics from overseas.
I wonder what will have changed in another 6 years time?