Home-grown crafters turn hobbies into full-time businesses

Chloe Chew, 26, quit her job as an architectural designer to run her jewellery label Lovelystrokes full-time.
Chloe Chew, 26, quit her job as an architectural designer to run her jewellery label Lovelystrokes full-time.ST PHOTO: SAHIBA CHAWDHARY

SINGAPORE - When Ms Chloe Chew, 26, was toying with the idea of turning her hobby of making polymer clay jewellery into a full-time business in March 2018, it was a stint at creative market Artbox Singapore two months later that made her take the leap eventually.

Ms Chew had applied for a booth with a friend to peddle her wares and the response from customers was better than she anticipated.

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