Last year in 2018 I did two smaller craft shows to get myself back into the maker habit. Funds were tight so my inventory was small and my booth decor was done on a shoestring budget. But it made me smile to see everything put together like this: For that look last year, I purchased […]
She’s smiling because she’s blissfully in love. This doll face was designed to be the archtype of the lover. When I started digitizing doll faces for my embroidery machine back in 2015, I set out to create 12 faces to embody 12 archetypes based on the psychology of Carl Jung. But I only finished 8 […]
It’s still hotter than heck outside but I’m already working to prep for the 2019 holiday season. There are many new designs on my worktable and some have already been made in multiples for the holiday craft fair season. I’m applying to fairs and will update when & where I’ll be this winter, so stay […]
Two of my handmade dolls are going to the Great State Fair of Oklahoma this month. Little miss Pink Witch is entered in the “halloween character” category of the arts and crafts competition. Her face was machine embroidered, then mohair yarn and a wool hat top her off. All those pleats in her outfit were […]
You know how there are things you always think about doing but never ACTUALLY do them? I know I have a long list of those things. Entering my handmade items into the State Fair has always been something I wanted to try but never got around to it – until this year. I’ve entered 2 […]
It was bound to happen. When I started crafting again in late 2018, I thought I would do a few craft shows to keep me busy. The maker bug bit me hard (again) and I loved making the dolls and candy and other gift items that did pretty well at the holiday craft fairs. But […]
What crafts are trending in 2019? Here’s what I saw at the latest Craft Industry Trade Show.
Ten years ago when I joined the handmade world, I learned about a trade show for the craft industry where professional crafters would gather for workshops and new product launches. The dreamer in me wanted to attend events like that but the expense was too high, and my endeavors were too new. A lot has […]
The shop will be temporarily closed while I travel for the holidays. I’ll return on January 2nd to reopen the store and begin working on new dolls for 2019. Happy Holidays!
Come and see me while I vend my handmade goods at the Jingle Jam in Piedmont. Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 9 AM to 3 PM Piedmont Intermediate School 977 Washington Ave W Piedmont, Oklahoma 73078 Linky to their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/481746372298848/