Unraveling the mystery of Square
I am not a natural sales person, But I can talk about subjects I enjoy—especially bees—and talk about the processes and some of the thoughts that go into my art-work.
Last weekend I was a vendor at our local quilt guild show. Getting ready for one of these is a lot of work but it is enjoyable work and although working in multiples isn’t really something I prefer, some variation is possible.
I made stuffed bears;
And covered some Marble notebooks
and some monoprints in the upper left corner.
The pincushions were fun; little purses and owls with button eyes and one with a bobbin as an eye.
and honey in jars and in comb.
Here is a photo of my booth with my wonderful husband sitting in the chair trying to figure out how to work ‘Square’—-my oldest son figured it out for us—and we used it the second day with great success.
Those drapes are my drop-cloths for dyeing fabric.
It took us about twenty minutes to break it down and load it up.
I’ve been asked to vend at another show—I’m thinking about it. I will have to replenish my stock, consider display arrangements—but I do know how to work ‘Square’ so that is one less thing to conquer.