Story: Domestic recreation and hobbies

From hobby to business (2nd of 2)

From hobby to business

Some people become so skilled in their chosen hobby that they turn it into a business. Dunedinite Anne Lewis learned to sew as a young girl and later made clothes for her own children. She continued to sew for pleasure at home after store-bought clothes became cheaper than home-made, and she opened a sewing shop in 1996. 

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 23 May 2012, p. 17
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Kerryn Pollock, 'Domestic recreation and hobbies - Gardening and making things', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 January 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013