Saturday, May 17, 2008

onto new projects

I'm silly and should have checked the blog of the place that's holding the craft fair. Looks like we didn't make the cut. I'm disappointed, as I think my work is professional enough; but it looks like they wanted stuff that is more edgy and trendy, rather than cute and cuddly. However, I hold firm to my desire to make things they way I want, and not give in to trends. Maybe next time I will have better luck.

What this means is that I will have more time to work on new projects. The fuzzy farm animals are almost done with their testing, so that pattern should be ready soon. I have one new animal I want to start working on right away, and nearly every week someone asks me to add another to my list! Also, I have a special surprise planned for my birthday, so remember to check in next week so you don't miss out!

Edit: I'm a terrible friend. I forgot to link to my friend Allison, who was going to share a table with me at the craft fair. She also has an Etsy shop, where she sells lovely cards and photo prints.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

your creations are marvellous. sometimes it`s really scary, what some people produce under the name of "soft-toy", i prefer your cuties.
claudia
can´t wait for your new animal

Allison said...

You are so much a wonderful friend! I was just teasing (thus the smiley) about the link. Perhaps we will have more luck with a joint venture in the fall. The summer is always so busy anyway, so maybe it's a sign from the universe that we should go outside and enjoy the weather! :)

Barbara Prime said...

So true! In fact, I've already been to the farmer's market, picked up some tomato seedlings and compost, and dug a new garden bed for them. I keep having this nagging feeling like I should be doing something else, then remind myself that I don't have to be knitting 24/7 any more :)

Pearlyqueen said...

I love your toys - they make me happy [and my little grandaughter:-)]

Jossan said...

Aww, but hey, too bad for the craft fair that dont want you! I dont think they know what they'll miss.
I have soon finished your (my) sheep, and I think its great! And I have more projects from your things to make. :)

sweetp said...

Sad for you on the fair, but kind of happy for us hehe, new patterns!!

Catie said...

not edgy enough eh? well I like them the way they are - and yea for having some breathing time for the next 6 weeks - and double yea for more patterns.

Mare said...

Are they insane?!! How could you not make the cut!??? There is no accounting for taste sometimes...mare