Yearly Archives: 2008

Opinions needed

So, I’ve just listed 3 messenger bags in my etsy shop. All my previous listings I’ve had one item/listing. This time I show all 3 messenger bags in one listing, with a front view picture of each individual bag and then using a single collage to illustrate all the details of the bags like this:… Continue Reading


I finished 2 commissioned bags over the holiday break: I love doing commissioned, because I know that the bag has a home whilst I’m making it! I’m also able to make small changes. For example, the tote for Nicholle’s Mom has slightly longer handles, and the tote for MaryBeth’s sister is in her favorite color… Continue Reading

Commence baking for the festival of pie!

The kitchen is FULL of ingredients, and I’ve begun the holiday baking. We’ll have 10-12 folk at the dinner table, and another 5-10 will join us for dessert later, which we call the “Festival of Pie”! As we can’t leave out anyone’s favorite, we just make them all: Pumpkin (2) Apple Cherry Mincemeat Lemon Meringue… Continue Reading

Are People Buying?

Yes, Virginia, they are….but, in my vast experience 😉 selling my work (a total of 7 shows now, the 1st one in Spring of 2007), they are buying smaller, less expensive items. The show I did on Sunday was the 2nd I’ve done since the doom & gloom economy forecasts of this Fall. In both… Continue Reading