Daily Archives: January 9, 2011

Market Report

This was such a fun stall set up, and I was very pleased with how cohesive it all looked considering that Kate and I worked independently with just a ‘brights and linen’ as a theme.

Kate’s work was especially lovely and I’m blown away by her ability to put colour and pattern together.  Here is a little collage of some of the things she made for the stall:

Kate gave me the yo-yo necklace that is at the feet of the (adorable) lion above and I get loads of compliments every time I wear it 🙂

One of the great things about doing the market was (suprisingly) the dicipline of making multiples, I really liked working in this way!  It was also lots of fun chatting to other stall holders.

The worst bit was that we didn’t sell very much, which felt pretty disappointing.  I really did have unrealistic expectations about how much I would sell in a 4hr period LOL.  But it was a great learning experience and I’m SOOOO proud of what we achived.

I’m not sure that market stalling is for me. But I wont rule out doing more in the future. 

However, I am thinking about another venture/project which I have tentatively named ‘make 3’. When I get the urge to make an item, I will actually make 3 of that something … keeping one for me and offering the other two for sale 🙂  Online somewhere.  I’ll get back to you on that one!

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