Teenager takes up embroidering in lockdown and now earns £12,000 a DAY

Maisie Crompton, 19, started a fashion label called Totes for You, where she makes slogan tote bags, hoodies, stationery and prints – and recently made more than 12,000 £ of sales in a single day

Maisie earns thousands despite starting her business with just £25

A teenager started her own business in lockdown with just £25 – it’s now worth six figures and she makes £12,000 in sales a day.

Maisie Crompton, 19, created Totes for You, a fashion brand that creates items branded with customers’ own messages, making each piece unique.

The businesswoman has documented her journey on social media, including her YouTube channel, and on TikTok, @totesforyouu, where she shares updates with her 176,000 followers.

Thanks to her success, Maisie is now able to buy her own home – in stark contrast to how she started her journey, having started the business with £25 borrowed from her grandmother.

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Speaking to YouTube, Maisie said: “During the first lockdown I had just finished my A levels and was working at Waitrose. I was really bored in my free time and had the idea to start embroidering and it came to me – tote Bags.

“I had no idea how to run a business let alone a successful business. I started with £25 which I got from my grandmother. I bought some needles, an embroidery hoop, some embroidery floss and tote bags for £25 on Amazon.”

In another video, Maisie explained that in one day she made £12,000 in sales and after transferring her business to Depop she sold all her stock in two minutes.

Maisie said she has no intention of giving up on her new career

People are going crazy for her personalized tote bags

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She said sewing came naturally to her, which is fortunate because she now has so many orders that she struggles to keep up – and she even bought an embroidery machine to keep up with demand.

Maisie continued: “In September I quit my job at a supermarket which meant so much to me, it was a mark of what I had achieved.

“I was on a gap year. Now I have a gap life, I don’t plan to go to university in the near future.

“I’m saving so I can get a mortgage on a house. I’d rather not rent because I consider it a waste of money.

“I’m financially stable enough to be able to afford to live in a nice place, but it’s just not money I really want to spend.”

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