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Quit Your Day Job: Satsuma Street

Find out how a visual-effects artist left Hollywood to run a cross-stitch pattern business – making more than 9,500 sales in two years.

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Quit Your Day Job: LilyEmme Jewelry

An Etsy jeweler who struck gold after finding her niche in the wedding scene shares her top tips for building a business true to your values.

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Quit Your Day Job: Thief&Bandit

Find out how a Canadian artist’s screenprinted clothing business has grown up alongside her young family — while staying true to her handmade roots.

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Quit Your Day Job: Andie’s Specialty Sweets

Find out how a husband-and-wife duo concocted a successful candy business from tools of their own invention.

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Quit Your Day Job: Wild Things Dresses

Find out how a mother of three built a roaring children’s clothing business in England, with adorable animal outfits and whip-smart business sense.

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Quit Your Day Job: India y la Luna

Find out how a single mom built a successful jewelry business in Argentina — and built her dream home from her earnings.

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Quit Your Day Job: Peg and Awl

Discarded materials become everyday essentials in the hands of these shop owners. Learn how they found wholesale success making the things they love.

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Quit Your Day Job: HarLex

A husband and wife team share their secrets for building a made-to-order leather goods business in Hong Kong — with global success.

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Quit Your Day Job: John W. Golden

An Etsy illustrator on the cusp of his 15,000th sale shares his golden rules for targeted marketing and being an entrepreneurial dad.

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Quit Your Day Job: Little Batch

Find out how a life-threatening illness inspired one Etsy seller to focus on her passion for soapmaking.

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Quit Your Day Job: Cubit’s

Learn how this family business grew from a budding hobby into a thriving heirloom seed company that encourages a new generation of organic gardeners.

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Quit Your Day Job: Timber Green Woods

Find out how this shop, which sources its wood from a sustainable forest, has branched out to reach hundreds of wholesale clients.

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Quit Your Day Job: Dark Cycle Clothing

Find out how one husband and wife team juggle a successful screenprinting business and a family, without losing their punk rock spirit.

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Quit Your Day Job: Lila Ruby King

“I like that my pieces go out in the world and have a life of their own. They get filled with soup, hung off ears, lost in handbags.” — Anna Fatovich

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Quit Your Day Job: Bark Decor

“With ramen in my belly and determination in my heart, I was committed to prove that I could have a design job that I loved.” — Sara Barrett