Jul 6 2022
Susan Hyder, Owner of Hyderhangout - Making Friends Out of Customers
Spencer and Susan discuss her career sewing and quilting. From department store alterations early in her career to the long success of Hyderhangout, Susan shares her insights into how to run a successful quilt business.They discuss how to build a career around a love of sewing and how to position yourself as a professional. Susan also discusses how important it is to approach your business with professionalism and be prepared to be accountable for your decisions. She also shares where she looks for inspiration to grow her business.Key InsightsThere are many careers you can have in sewing, but it's important to find one that fits your lifestyle.Be a business owner first and a quilter second.Look for inspiration for your business everywhere.Find a niche for your businessGuest BioSusan Hyder brings a high level of commitment to her business and her art. When she made her first quilt at 12 with her grandmother, she decided it wasn't perfect enough and my seams didn't match. She got up in the middle of the night, cut it all up in a million pieces and threw it away. Susan applies the same high standards to Hyderhangout in Cleveland, Tennessee.-- SPECIAL PROMOTION --For listeners of this podcast, LikeSew is offering 50% off your startup costs. ► Visit https://get.likesew.com/podcast to schedule a demo and redeem this offer.