Thursday, November 25, 2010

Black Friday Sale 20% 0ff

Today is Thanksgiving in the US and apparently after Thanksgiving their xmas shopping starts. The day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday and heralds the start of a weekend long sale promotion for most stores in the US.

Etsy is having a big Black Friday Cyber Monday promotion and from today I have lots of stock at 20% off but only for this weekend.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Etsy in Pounds!

Blogging has certainly taken a back seat lately while I keep up with orders and fairs in the run up to Xmas. The weather has got soooo cold so I am glad of the new heating we had put in earlier in the year it is toasty warm in my workroom.

You might notice a difference in my etsy shops, in that everything is now in GBPs! Lots of UK customers have found my etsy shop and hopefully those of them that were new to etsy and worried about paying in dollars will feel that bit happier to shop. I like the way it looks to see all the etsy shops adopting their own currency, it really is exciting to be able to shop globally and support individual makers and designers around the globe.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

As autumn fades

Time here is so rammed full of activity that to open my curtains last week and be faced with this at eye level just stopped me in my tracks. This cherry tree with the yellow of the hawthorn behind it is right out the back of the loft bedroom window and with the autumn sun as it was a week ago I could happily have stood there all morning.
But instead there is plenty of sewing to be done but I did love using some warming colours while I worked just as a reminder.
The flower print was a super lucky find on ebay a few weeks back, it had been listed with the darkest of photos that actually gave no clue to the colours but I took a punt and was so excited when they arrived and in perfect condition too! I goes beautifully with this golden Peter Hall Verdure
and then there is this, not very autumnal but fabric I have been hunting for some time. 'Coppice' by Mary White, an absolute gem of a fabric.

and so back to the machine, with the first of the More than a Mama fairs on Friday and orders rolling in from my etsy shop, I have employed the girls to help me this weekend which has been fantastically useful.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

me on the FP!

In the midst of frantic sewing for orders and fairs came this lovely surprise this morning when my cars cushion hit the front page of Etsy. Thanks to the lovely trotinette ,who it has to be said, has a seriously good vintage shop.