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How did I get here?
Company History Timeline
What do I do now?
Business was booming, my income skyrocketed, dividends were high, remember those days? Here’s where it got a little out of hand. I seriously could not keep up production going at that pace single handed. I am such a control freak. I refused to hire anyone and continued to tough it..Read More
Another bold move
A vacant spot opened up in my building that was twice the size and twice the rent. I was super excited and went for it. I bought my third 2 head embroidery machine since that’s all that would fit through the door. These were pretty exciting times for me. I..Read More
Was he an angel?
My little shop was a huge success. I had more work than I could handle with 3 embroidery heads. Since I had a guaranteed income as a subcontractor for a large T-shirt company, I felt confident that I needed to buy more equipment. I was getting orders by the HUNDREDS..Read More
Things got a little crazy.
Hard to believe, but I was doing a lot of business and my shop was getting too small for the volume of work I had coming in. At this point I only had my single head SWF embroidery machine and a two head Barudan 15 needle commercial machine. I was..Read More
I Did It!
Yeah, pretty scary. I found a place to rent in town so I could have a commercial storefront. It was super tiny, but this changed everything. I did everything wrong. No business plan. No advertising. No help. It was just me and my big dreams.
Ammended my DBA to Sweet PEA Designs
I am a sucker for acronyms so I used the word PEA to represent : P – personalized, E – embroidery, A- art. I Liked it in the beginning, but as time went on I felt it was way too cutesy. I didn’t think any businesses would take me seriously..Read More
Seams Sew Right
I hated my job in on the road sales so it just seemed (SEAMED) like the right thing to do. I would come home crying because I got lost constantly. I have no sense of direction and would drive around aimlessly trying to find my around. Where oh where was..Read More