SoHo Publishing

The following are rates for SoHo Publishing.

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—Posted 28 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2015

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $450

How much did you gross in royalties in the first year of the design’s release? (if N/A enter N/A): $0

Was your sample returned?: No

Were you paid according to the terms of your agreement?: Yes

Relationship with company: ongoing/pre-existing relationship

Did you have a written contract?: Yes

Did you negotiate your contract terms?: No

Briefly describe your royalty payments: N/A

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Company retains all rights (rights never revert back to me).

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Company

Sample – Designer

Grading – Company

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – N/A

Yardage of sample: 1000-1250yds [915-1143m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: DK

Type of design: Sweater- Cardigan/Pullover

Primary stitch used in the design: Stockinette/Garter

Would you work with this company again?: No

How would you rate your experience with this company? 3/5

 

—Posted 26 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2015

Is your design: Knit

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $100

How much did you gross in royalties in the first year of the design’s release? (if N/A enter N/A): N/A

Was your design: a response to a call for submissions

Was your sample returned?: No

Were you paid in a timely fashion?: Yes

Relationship with company: ongoing/pre-existing relationship

Did you have a written contract?: Yes

Did you negotiate your contract terms?: No

Briefly describe your royalty payments: One time fee.

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Company retains all rights (rights never revert back to me).

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Company

Sample – Designer

Grading – Designer

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Company

Yardage of sample: up to 250yds [229m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Worsted

Type of design: Cowl

How many sizes did you grade?: 1

Primary stitch used in the design: Knit/Purl Motif

Would you work with this company again?: Yes

How would you rate your experience with this company? 4/5

 

—Posted 21 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2016

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $400

How much did you gross in royalties in the first year of the design’s release? (if N/A enter 0): $0

Was your sample returned?: No

Were you paid in a timely fashion?: Yes

Relationship with company: ongoing/pre-existing relationship

Did you have a written contract?: Yes

Did you negotiate your contract terms?: No

Briefly describe your royalty payments: portion of online sales paid semi-annually.

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Company retains all rights (rights never revert back to me).

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Company

Sample – Designer

Grading – Company

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Company

Yardage of sample: 500-750yds [458-686m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Bulky

Type of design: Afghan/Blanket

Primary stitch used in the design: Lace

Would you work with this company again?: Yes

How would you rate your experience with this company? 4/5

 

—Posted 21 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2016

How much were you paid by a flat fee (in USD)?: $350

How much did you gross in royalties in the first year of the design’s release (in US Dollars)? (if N/A enter 0): $0

Was your sample returned?: No

Were you paid in a timely fashion?: N0

Relationship with company: first time working with company

Did you have a written contract?: Yes

Did you negotiate your contract terms?: No

Briefly describe your royalty payments: 10% royalties on all digital sales

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Company retains all rights (rights never revert back to me).

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Company

Sample – Designer

Grading – Company

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Company

Yardage of sample: 250-500yds [229-458m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: DK

Type of design: Bolero/Shrug

Primary stitch used in the design: Lace

Would you work with this company again?: No

How would you rate your experience with this company? 1/5

Anything else you would like others to know about your experience with this company? The contract was sent by mail with the yarn. I was not given an opportunity to negotiate before that. The contract specified that I would be paid within 45 days of receipt of the sample and pattern. It has been 120 days since the sample was received, (and the pattern has been published) but I still have not been paid.

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