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Q: I create beaded embroidery designs for sweaters and other garments in my home studio. I'd like to license my designs to fashion designers and manufacturers. My first approach was to contact a licensing association, but it charges $500 a year for membership and $1,500 to $2,500 to exhibit at its trade shows. Is there any way to go public with my designs without paying so much money?

Karen Marks


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