11.17.2007

Successful craft show

Had my best two days at a craft show ever. Partly because it drew a big crowd and partly because all the bags on the rack to the right were half price. It was like a feeding frenzy at times, lol.


The scarves I made from two men's ties were big hits. People were fascinated by them but weren't sure how to wear them or if they would be for men or women. I need to make more before my next show.


Vintage prints in frames sold well too. I've had those done for years and didn't want to frame more if they weren't going to sell. I'll be pulling frames and images out sometime soon. (I didn't bring enough table cloths. Ugh, the bins look ugly.)


Not the time of year to sell pillowcase dresses but again they generated interest. I did sell the blue dress in the center. That was made from a boy's shirt.

And I sold a few of the brain games in suede bags.

For whatever reason, my stockings don't sell locally, even with the prices marked down. It's definitely not a quality issue as I get loads of compliments on them. I have sets (2, 3 and 4 matching stockings together) I will be putting on Collage when I get a chance to photograph them.

These three little guys spent most of their time hanging around in stockings soaking up the sun.


Until one of my boys came to "help" and did this to them -- with safety pins. Their poor paws!

It was just fun and games and selling. I got to meet a lot of very nice people, meet up with folks from my past and shop some for Christmas. I plan to write about (and link you to) other vendors whose work I admired and/or bought.

3 comments:

Christy said...

Sounds like you did really well Julie! Congrats!

Natalie said...

So much selection, and so tempting! It looks like you did a lot of work to get this craft show going, and it makes me happy to hear it was a success.

Missy said...

Congrats on the success! You had a ton of neato items. I'm still cramming for my "big" show the day after Thanksgiving. Just taking a breather from assembling 30 girls dresses. Phew!