If you are anywhere near Creston, BC, there is a Quilt Show on Friday and Saturday, April 17 & 18 that you won't want to miss. Cut-throat Challenge, I'm looking forward to finding out what that is. There will be a 'Vendor Mall' where I will be having a free draw and also be showcasing my new line of greeting cards with glass handmade buttons. Hope to see you there.
What's involved in being a vendor? Well there is lots of preparation beyond making the items for sale. Here is a peak at a few things being done this week.
|Measuring and pricing new hand painted fabrics.|
|Getting my spouse to find the items need for the display booth. Not easy since the move.|
Packaging and labeling. Oh yes, and of course you always run out of labels so there is stopping to run upstairs from the studio to print more labels.
|Designing display stands. These are really cute as they are from my antique treadle machine.|
|Boxing the items ready to be transported to the Rec Center.|
|Organizing items for ease of the customers.|
|Pressing and hanging the hand painted panels. For the show's two days there is a very special market price for the original paintings on fabric.|
|My new greeting card line with my drawn designs and artisan buttons.|
|Frameable textile cards will be available at a special market price. Customers find they make a great gift and card in one.|