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Over $1200 worth of resources, live sessions, courses, and toolkits 

to help you hit your income, impact and lifestyle goals faster

Rags to Riches Textile Upcycling Summit 2023 Golden Thread VIP Success Kit Bonuses



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Have everything you need to build a textile upcycling business that you love so that you can live YOUR ideal lifestyle FASTER.

Upgrade to the Golden Thread VIP Success Kit.

upgrade your ticket to get:

90-Day Access to Summit Recordings

This year's summit is going to be jam-packed with so much valuable information... you're going to want to watch and rewatch to take in all the value, and implement what you have learned.  Rather than trying to cram it all in the week of the summit, give yourself the gift of 90 days...

 $150 Value 

90-Day Membership in Stitcherhood

Stitcherhood is Crispina's warm and welcoming membership community of textile upcyclers, crafting financially viable businesses to make hitting income, impact and lifestyle goals attainable.  

We're sure you'll love hanging out in our '23 Summit Main Space in Stitcherhood so much that... well, here's an additional 90 days, AND an exclusive Golden Thread Space just for our VIPs.

 $30 Value 

Three 45-minute Lunchtime Live Inspo Sessions

Remove blocks, get inspired with fresh solutions, and soar past hurdles...

For half of our 90-minute Rags to Riches Summit lunchbreaks Crispina ffrench, joined by expert guests, host rich, in-depth sessions that break down barriers between you and your ideal lifestyle.

  • Wednesday's session: Identifying Success. Helps to depict just exactly what success means to you, so you know when you get there!
  • Thursday's The Mindset Advantage opens the door to understanding the role mindset plays in our goal setting and sense of accomplishment.
  • Friday's Lunchtime Live, Flipping Dreams to Goals, sets us moving in the direction of attainable goals pulled directly from things we might have been dreaming about for years and thought too lofty.

These interactive, workshopping sessions with corresponding worksheets provide helpful reference, post-summit. 

 $500 Value 

Chance to get LIVE Coaching in a Hot Seat Session 

Have a specific question about your textile upcycling business? Are you feeling stuck, limited, or overwhelmed and not sure how to grow your business to support your ideal lifestyle?

These hot seat sessions are your chance to get answers to your questions directly from Crispina paired with industry pros so that you can move forward with clarity and confidence

  $250 Value  

Summit Workbook

We have compiled a comprehensive pdf Rags to Riches Summit Workbook to help you implement biggest take-aways, questions, solutions and inspiration.  Use it as a reference tool post-summit. 

Download and print if pen and paper are your jam.  Our Rags to Riches Summit Workbook has presenter contact information, presentation overviews, and topic prompts to make your experience recap comprehensive and accessible for years to come. A physical take-away deigned to help craft the textile upcycling business that will serve you best.

  $99 Value  

VIP Meet N Make Party

Connect with attendees, presenters, volunteers and team Crispina.  This 90 minute interactive party hosted in the VIP space inside of Stitcherhood is scheduled for May 16th from 7-8:30pm NYC time.  

Gather materials on the provided supply list for a super fun surprise project we will dive into as we whoop it up the night before the Summit gets underway. Get your creative on and feel the buzz building for Rags to Riches Summit 2023!!

  $99 Value  

1 Year of Selvedge Magazine

The premiere eye-candy laced, information and inspiration heavy, textile-centric magazine. Selvedge highlights traditional textiles with a special penchant for upcycling. Spotlighted textiles are global, ranging from diverse ancient traditions to modern indigenous creations.  

Features include boutique and niche textile-centric businesses, galleries and museums as well as textile tour travel logs and the like. VIPs receive a full year's digital subscription.  6 issues of inspiration, with added newsletters, commentary and opportunity to participate in virtual and worldwide in-person events.  

  $75 Value 

Braided-In Rug Class

Learn to make durable machine-washable rugs from old fabrics with Kathryn Swanson of Swanson's Fabrics. Her two-hour recorded class is all you need to learn the basics of starting a rug. 

From there it is yours to enjoy! Students need: two contrasting fabrics, about three yards each (bedsheets work well), scissors, a needle and thread. That's it! 

  $50 Value  

That's a total value of over $1200, but you can get it for only $149 until the price goes up on May 17!

You can ABSOLUTELY stitch together your dream business. Grab the Golden Thread VIP Success Kit with over $1200 worth of BONUSES to help you do it.

What You Get:

- 90 Day Access to FULL Summit Recordings (Complete recordings from each day of the Rags to Riches Summit will be available in Stitcherhood for the duration of your membership!)

90 Day Membership in Stitcherhood (Crispina's online community designed especially for textile upcycling entrepreneurs. Think Facebook but without the negativity and anti-small-business algorithms!)

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 Rags to riches summit - FAQs 

Is Rags to Riches Summit ONLY for textile upcycling entrepreneurs?

All are welcome BUT Rags to Riches Summit has been carefully curated specially for textile upcycling entrepreneurs. There are specific intricacies involved in textile upcycling businesses that are not evident in other textile based enterprises. Rags to Riches Summit focuses on crafting financially viable textile upcycling businesses so that income, impact and lifestyle goals become attainable.

What are the hours of Rags to Riches Summit? 

Rags to Riches Summit is May 17-19, 2023.  The Main Stage opens at 11am (NYC time) and our days wrap up with virtual vendor booths that close at 8:30pm each day.  There will be panel discussions, presentations, hot seats, breakout-rooms, and live Q&As.  Get there early to access surprise bonus material each morning!

How do I access the summit?  Do I need to download anything ahead of time?

For an optimal Rags to Riches Summit experience we encourage attendees to access their FREE Stitcherhood account. Think of this as our private Rags to Riches Summit 'Facebook' Group (without ads, algorithm or tracking).
Our '23 Summit Main Space in Stitcherhood is where attendees, presenters, and volunteers are hanging out before, during and after the summit.  There are all kinds of cool ways to connect there.   Details how to access '23 Summit Main Space in Stitcherhood are here.

What if I cannot attend in person the whole time?  Can I leave and come back?

Each day's videos will be available for 24 hours. However, you can grab our Golden Thread VIP Success Kit to get 90-Day access to full-day recordings of the Rags to Riches Summit including all of the videos shared during the event and our live sessions.  
Our Golden Thread VIP Success Kit also includes:
     - 90 Days in Crispina's Stitcherhood Recycling Society community for textile upcyclers
     - 3 Lunchtime Live Inspo sessions during the event

     - A chance for LIVE Coaching at the event during our Hot Seat hour
     - Comprehensive Rags to Riches Summit Workbook
     - A VIP Meet and Make Party on May 16th at 7:00pm NYC time hosted by Crispina
     - A year's subscription to Selvedge Magazine

     - Presenter Bonuses including, bonus evening sessions, video tutorials, pdf patterns, free trial access to memberships,       and so much MORE 

Will all the speakers get my email address?

We make it easy for you to opt-in to presenters' and sponsors' email lists.  You will not be automatically added to anyone's email list without choosing to do so yourself.

How does the Summit actually work, is it actually LIVE?

The Rags to Riches Summit is hosted by Crispina ffrench who is live for the duration of the three day event.  Panelists and Speakers have submitted pre-recorded videos sharing their expertise which will be followed by live Q&A sessions with each presenter, moderated by Crispina.  Interact, ask questions and share ideas with daily Hot Seats and End of Day Take-Away Breakout Rooms 
Additionally, presenters will be selling in Virtual Booths at lunchtime and at the end of each day.  

The whole event is designed to be easy to navigate with a super user friendly dashboard and fun with points and a leaderboard where top point collectors win valuable door prizes from our sponsors and presenters.  
Our help desk is staffed by our production team and volunteers who can point you in the right direction should questions arise or things are confusing in any way.

Who will be presenting at Rags to Riches Summit 2023?

All of our speakers for this summit have been hand-picked and our slots are currently full. However, we're open to potential speakers next year's summit. If you're interested, or would like to nominate a business or person who might be interested in being considered for Rags to Riches Summit 2024, please fill out this form.

Are the videos captioned or transcribed?

We do not have plans to caption or transcribe recordings of the summit this year.

Where can I find a schedule for the Rags to Riches Summit?

Summit presenters are listed in the '23 Summit Main Space within Stitcherhood.  We do not release an hour by hour event schedule as it is nearly impossible to host a live event and stay timely.  Too many moving parts to commit to exact timeframes.    

How do I access VIP Bonuses?

VIP Bonuses are delivered to your inbox at the address you used to register for the Rags to Riches Summit.  Additional VIP content is shared in Stitcherhood's Golden Thread space.

I still have questions!

No problem! Shoot an email over to and we'll get back to you within 2 business days.

the 2023 Rags to Riches Textile Upcycling Summit is made possible by:

Made.TV - a Rags to Riches Textile Upcycling Summit 2023 Sponsor
The Dolphin Studio - a Rags to Riches Textile Upcycling Summit 2023 Sponsor
Selvedge Magazine - a Rags to Riches Textile Upcycling Summit 2023 Sponsor
Crispina ffrench - a Rags to Riches Textile Upcycling Summit 2023 Sponsor