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Seven Questions with Teresa Levite, owner and artist.

date of interview, 13 April, 2019

  1. How long have you been in business / and in this location?
    -    In business? "A long time." She opened her first shop on Etsy selling hand dyed yarn and other items in 2007.
    -    Her studio was renamed a couple of months ago to reflect her new line of personalized items.
  2. How many employees?
    -    Her. And an occasional errand runner and hardware assistant.
  3. Although it may be obvious, what is your business?
    -    Personalized drink tumblers, shirts and aprons, and, as seen on the table below, almost anything else. She also has a line of small batch supplies.
  4. What do you want people to know about this place?
    -    Can customize almost anything. She also does business signs and other things like that.
  5. What is the main advantage you see for being located here?
    -    Quiet neighborhood for home business, good working environment. Convenient to good shipping facilities for an online business.
  6. Any plans to expand?
    -    Always adding items and services. Just purchased a new cutter to handle larger signs and decals.
  7. Anything else you'd like to be on the website about your business.
    -    "I enjoy working with local small businesses to help them promote and grow their own business."
    -    As seen in the above photos, she often has a display of what's available and takes orders for custom projects at the Danville Farmer's Market.


Teresa Levite, Real Not Perfect.
phone number: 217-597-9148
Text Messages Preferred for initial contact.

Hours: by appointment


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