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Discover How to Profit from Your Craft

Have you ever dreamed of learning how to make fragrant soaps? You can! Soapmaking For Fun & Profit was written with two purposes in mind: to teach you the basics of this fun craft and to show you how to turn these new skills into cash! Whether you've been crafting for years or are just getting started, you'll learn:

·The benefits and enjoyment of soapmaking

·The right materials, tools, and equipment to use

·How to create a special "crafting place" in your home

·Ways to sell your creations at craft shows, shops, and other outlets

·Craft business basics, including pricing and record keeping

·And much more!

Synopsis:

Discover How to Profit from Your Craft

Have you ever dreamed of learning how to make fragrant soaps? You can! "Soapmaking For Fun & Profit was written with two purposes in mind: to teach you the basics of this fun craft and to show you how to turn these new skills into cash! Whether you've been crafting for years or are just getting started, you'll learn:

-The benefits and enjoyment of soapmaking

-The right materials, tools, and equipment to use

-How to create a special "crafting place" in your home

-Ways to sell your creations at craft shows, shops, and other outlets

-Craft business basics, including pricing and record keeping

-And much more!

Synopsis:

Crafting today is a booming billion-dollar-a-year industry that attracts millions of people from all walks of life. Prima's new For Fun & Profit series offers all the information beginning crafters and those with an interest in crafting need to get started in turning a fun hobby into extra cash — today! These books combine crafting basics with a wealth of simple business how-to information in a fun, easy-to-use format. Written by top crafts experts, these books show readers how to turn their passion into profit.

About the Author

Maria Given Nerius is the author of three other books in the For Fun & ProfitTM series. She lives in Palm Bay, Florida.

Barbara Brabec, the For Fun & ProfitTM series editor, is the author of six books on the subject, including Creative Cash. She lives in Naperville, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

I: For Fun

1. The Joy of Soapmaking

2. Getting Started

3. Setting Up Your Personal Workspace

4. Creative How-To's

5. Creating Your Soap Recipes

6. Your Crafts Vision

II: For Profit

7. Profiting from Your Talent

8. Pricing Your Soap

9. Selling Your Soap

10. Marketing Your Soap

11. A Mini-Course in Crafts-Business Basics by Barbara Brabec

Appendix A: More Odds and Ends About Soapmaking

Appendix B: Troubleshooting with Melt-and-Pour, Rebatching Cold-Process, or Hand-Milled Soap

Glossary

Resources

Index

About the Author and Series Editor

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761520429
Subtitle:
Make Money Doing What You Love!
Author:
Nerius, Maria Given
Author:
Nerius, Maria
Publisher:
Potter Craft
Location:
Rocklin, Calif. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Selling
Subject:
Handicraft
Subject:
Aromatherapy
Subject:
Soap and soap trade
Subject:
Soap
Subject:
Home-bassed businesses
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
Crafts-Soap and Candlemaking
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
For Fun & Profit
Series Volume:
93-R027
Publication Date:
19991027
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-PAGE 4-C INSERT
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.10x7.42x.71 in. 1.25 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Discover How to Profit from Your Craft

Have you ever dreamed of learning how to make fragrant soaps? You can! "Soapmaking For Fun & Profit was written with two purposes in mind: to teach you the basics of this fun craft and to show you how to turn these new skills into cash! Whether you've been crafting for years or are just getting started, you'll learn:

-The benefits and enjoyment of soapmaking

-The right materials, tools, and equipment to use

-How to create a special "crafting place" in your home

-Ways to sell your creations at craft shows, shops, and other outlets

-Craft business basics, including pricing and record keeping

-And much more!

"Synopsis" by , Crafting today is a booming billion-dollar-a-year industry that attracts millions of people from all walks of life. Prima's new For Fun & Profit series offers all the information beginning crafters and those with an interest in crafting need to get started in turning a fun hobby into extra cash — today! These books combine crafting basics with a wealth of simple business how-to information in a fun, easy-to-use format. Written by top crafts experts, these books show readers how to turn their passion into profit.
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