Work, Home, Play.... Everyday
Kailo Chic started in February 2005. I had just graduated from UT with a degree in Chemical Engineering and was ready to start working. After the first week at my new post college job, I freaked out and quit. Not the smartest thing to do, but I was scared and couldn't imagine myself working in a lab for the next 40 years.
So, there I was fresh out of college, without a job, and without money. As luck would have it, I was also planning my wedding. Why luck you ask? Well, the day I went to the fabric store to find the pattern for my wedding dress (my grandmother was making my dress for me), I ended up finding a cool handbag pattern! So with the few bucks I had left, I purchased the pattern along with a little bit of fabric and went home to sew up some new bags.
Now, I was actively searching for a new job, but in the meantime, I was home all day with no money and needed some hobby to occupy my time. That is were the sewing began. With my little sewing machine I got as a high school graduation present, some scrap fabric, and that little handbag pattern, I started what would eventually become Kailo Chic.
In 2015 I began A Kailo Chic Life, the lifestyle component to Kailo Chic all about DIY, Crafts, and Home Decor and how to add color to your life.
Cut to 11+ years later... Kailo Chic is a nation wide brand and I get to do what I love! I work for myself fulltime; my husband works with me; and we get to spend all day with our children (Madeline and Parker). Life is great! And to think it all started when I quit my first real job on a whim with no idea what I was going to do for a living.
Part time studio crafting and sewing assistant
10-15 hours per week; postion located in South Austin
If you love crafting, creating, design, or DIY, this job is for you!
Responsibilities May Include :
Number of hours available per week will vary based on business needs, but may increase in the future. Flexible scheduling! Students welcome! If you're looking for a low-stress second job, we can work with your availability. If you are only a seamstress or only a crafter, still apply, because we are willing to hire two people if we can't find one who can do it all!
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org about yourself and why you'd be great for this position. Be sure to include a few photos or links to your past projects so that we can get a sense of your skill level and design aesthetic. We would also love it if you created a pinterest board or mood board collage of images that you feel best encompass the Kailo Chic style.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $12.00+ per hour (based on experience)
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