Series 1, How to Sew your Very First Stitches as an Absolute Beginner: Setting Up Your Sewing Machine.

Last Updated on 16 February 2019 by Gertrude   I have created these series for you to be friends with your sewing machine. After learning these sessions, you’ll be able to know: How tension works, Sewing on a Straight Line. Setting your machine. Confident to un-box your machine Projects to sew for your home or … Read more

Tips and Ideas for Utilising the 6 Best and Popular Social Media Platforms for Creative Kenyans.

Last Updated on 16 February 2019 by Gertrude Creative Kenyans: artists, photographers, video-graphers, painters, sculptors, need a platform to express themselves through their art. Artists find themselves wondering why they must use social media yet it’s a waste of time. Why social media when they must be creating their products. Artists need to connect with … Read more

Starting a Sewing / Tailoring Shop in Kenya: The dummy mistakes I made and how to avoid them.

Last Updated on 13 July 2020 by Gertrude Sewing is for the enthusiasts who are either into fashion or home decor. Most people only think sewing as owning a clothes line and becoming the next big designer, which isn’t a bad dream at all. But you can own a sewing shop for different reasons. I … Read more

15 Reasons Why Pillow Business MUST be your Side Hustle and Where to Get your Suppliers in Kenya.

Last Updated on 16 February 2019 by Gertrude Getting into the Home Decor business or pillow business in Kenya is good for making some side income. There are reasons to consider: Kenyans always need comfortable pillows to rest either their backs or legs, always. 2.   We need to spice up my homes with stylish lovely … Read more

Mental Awareness and Health in Kenya: Knowing Depression’s Causes, Signs, Symptoms and When to Get Treated.

Last Updated on 23 June 2018 by Gertrude Depression and other mental illnesses are severely misunderstood in our Kenyan societies. In fact, they are taken as a joke. Even introversion isn’t something that people take to kindly yet it’s a personality case, story for another day. I identify with mental illness because: a). I am … Read more

Pillow Business in Kenya: How Pillow DIY Created for me 1000 Dollars Profit in 3 Months

Last Updated on 15 October 2020 by Gertrude Pillows are my favourite sewing item of all time but they can get quite boring if you use the same fabric and style. I started making pillows when I was sewing for our new home which needed pillows and curtains. To make a home brighter and shiner … Read more

Pouf Sewing Tutorial: A Floor Pillow Fashioning the Home, for Absolute Beginner’s.

Last Updated on 16 February 2019 by Gertrude The pouf is a floor pillow for kids to relax on as a bean bag chair or sleep in when watching some interesting roof cartoon.     I made this tutorial so that those who are pillow hoarders have an idea of making it. In this tutorial,  … Read more

How to Sew a Cushion Cover with Tassels and Envelope Closure: Decorating your Home on a Budget.

Last Updated on 16 February 2019 by Gertrude Cushions are my absolute favourite item on home decor projects. I’m so glad I introduced this new blog category for DIY/sewing crafts and projects. We’ll make a lot of cushions, I assure you with all fabrics, in different colours and textures and for all seasons. Items you … Read more

Money Smart Freelancer: 14 Ideas How to Wisely Spend your Hard Earned Sweat as a Kenyan Freelancer

Last Updated on 16 February 2019 by Gertrude Financial Freedom isn’t a joke, it means you have got almost zero debt and are living way below your earning means. Life as a Kenyan freelancer can be tempting – if you’re earning more than 1500 dollars you’re most likely living a good life, according to some … Read more

How to Make Money Online in Kenya with T Shirt Business

Last Updated on 16 February 2019 by Gertrude T shirts are a boom and Kenyan businessmen and women haven’t been left out. T shirts are soft, comfortable, easy to design and wear or style. T shirts are also a worldwide staple. When deciding to start or setting up a t shirt business there are some … Read more

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