This year, I celebrate my first full year in business. My name is Adaku Parker and I am the owner of Dovetailed, an African wax print fabric shop. I also sell finished products as well as designing and making bags, clothes and accessories including fabric covered journals and diaries. I am passionate about all things African print and the dream is that I will be able to run the business full time. In the meantime, my day job is as a barrister. I have been a barrister for over 15 years and I still practice part-time. As a mother of three, I juggle my fabric business, legal work and family life. I am so excited about starting this blog which I will be using to document my business journey and my life as a handmade small business owner. I'm really excited about this first year in business and can't wait to share my experiences in business with all of you. I'll be uploading posts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.