From Needle to Business : The Cathy Hay Story in Victorian Dress Making
Join me on the latest episode of shebreaksthru.com as we dive into the fascinating world of Victorian-themed dresses. In this captivating interview, Thembi sits down with the renowned entrepreneur Cathy Hay, who has not only mastered the art of sewing these intricate garments but also teaches others how to do the same.
Cathy is the founder of the award-winning online Historical Sewing Academy Foundations Revealed, which has been helping historical dressmakers to connect, learn together, and realize their most ambitious sewing dreams since 2007
Cathy shares her inspiring journey, from starting her business to gaining a massive following on YouTube. She discusses the challenges she faced and the creativity and entrepreneurship required to thrive in this niche market. Listeners will be motivated and empowered by Cathy's story and gain valuable insights into building their own successful businesses. Tune in to discover the captivating journey of Cathy in the world of historical fashion and entrepreneurship.
Here is a glance at the episode
- Introduction - (02:23)
- Finding the Right Niche - (09:39)
- Cathy Reflects on the popularity of Historical Fashion - (10:54)
- The Challenges of Growing A Business - (15:12)
- The importance of feeling a sense of control and being intentional about business - (22:32)
- Cathy talks about the challenges of managing a team and staying grounded - (24:06)
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