Rabbit Hollow Prims
Tell us about your business.I started making dolls in 2005 after I had my two sons and money was tight. I was designing from patterns bought online from different designers. I got so busy that I pulled my mother out of retirement to help me and so now we both make items for the shop. Depending on the doll it can take a couple of hours to days to make. It all depends on the detail work involved. We trace, cut sew the dolls from muslin, stain, bake, and sand the dolls to loo old, and dress them according to what we like. Recently I have been designing my own works and have been published in Art Doll Quarterly magazine as well as PRIMS magazine numerous times. I hope to branch out even larger in the future with a brick n mortar shop and maybe go national one day.
What makes your business stand out?My business is unique in the sense that I have such a large variety to offer people that it is hard not to be able to find at least one item to take home and adopt.
What's the best business advice you've received?To remember to slow down and take time for your family and friends. Do not work 24/7. Set a schedule and stick to it. It can wait. Budget time wisely during the course of the day. Allocate time for each task needed to be done and stick to it
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