Sunday, November 22, 2009

I'm Tired!!!!

Pictures of my booth.

These aren't the greatest pictures. I meant to take the camera today to get more, and I forgot. There's actually another dress hanging on the top bar that you can't see because the walls were black and it doesn't show up. I really had the best location of the whole show.

I have a few people who say they want me to make things for them. One lady wants a coat for her daughter. Another pregnant lady took my card and said that once her baby is born she will bring me some of her family's heirloom things to make into a dress. A set of grandparents are waiting to see if their daughter is having a boy or girl and then they plan to call me.
You know, I really don't know if these folks will ever call or not, but lots of people took my cards and flyers, and who knows?

I learned alot about what to do and not to do when participating in a show like this.
One, I should have had extra lighting.
Two, I really should have had a few things I was actually selling instead of just taking orders (but that would require making a bunch of stuff I really don't want to make or have time to make). Three, I should have bought better hangers. I got these because they were skinny and white and would blend into the shelves that I was hanging them on.
Four, I should have had bigger tablecloths.
Five, I shouldn't have gone to the other artists' booths. I bought stuff!!!
There are more things I learned but my brain is too tired to think of them now.

8 comments:

Ann's Fashion Studio said...

WOW you have allot of beautiful outfits!

KID, MD said...

Beautiful!! It sounds like you had a pretty successful showing. Congrats!

gwensews said...

You got some feedback, and are getting your name out there. I know doing a show is tiring. How about making a couple of garments and taking them to a botique?

Back Porch Blessings said...

Well Lady I am glad you had a good time and as always your outfits are gorgeous. Get some rest Christmas sewing is right around the corner. Also I still have those books for you but have lost your address and have added a couple to your package so please email me your address. Hugs, Kathy
stephen_zoo@hotmail.com

Trudy Callan said...

Impressive.

Emily said...

Happy Thanksgiving.

Kim said...

I think that some of them will call- If I had a child I would love to have some clothes made from heirlooms from my family. Look at all you learned- so the show was a success no matter what because you took something away from it. I hope you have a chance to rest today Julia before thanksgiving hits :) Your booth was lovely :)

Chicago Sarah said...

Oh, I'm glad it went alright and you made it!! The family that is expecting a baby and has heirlooms from the family to make into a garment...that sounds promising!!!

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