Women who enjoy spending their leisure time crafting would prefer to stay home and work from the kitchen table turning their hobby into a home business, according to research carried by bead supply company epbeads.co.uk in preparation of the for the launch of a new internet craft magazine, ibeadmag.com Response to a recent survey carried out by epbeads.co.uk suggests most women who enjoy beading and making jewellery, one of the fastest growing hobbies in the UK, would love to work at something they love and are passionate about; ideally running a business from the kitchen table . The appeal of the traditional style cottage industry, which would fit in around childcare and family commitments appears to be the ideal scenario.
Unfortunately many women feel that they lack the skills or confidence to take this dream any further. In response to the findings, ibeadmag.com is offering a mixture of free and premium content within the magazine style website, which will be specifically targeted at helping women develop their jewellery making skills using beads and other mixed media, as well offering support in areas like business development and marketing. For the September launch, ibeadmag.com is offering a free Jewellery Making DVD and a free month’s trial membership to ibeadmag. Anyone interested in learning to make jewellery or developing their existing skills with the aim of turning them into a home business should go to www.ibeadmag.com/getstarted for more details.