Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Fall Craft Fairs

My Fall craft fair calendar is starting to get filled in ... YAY!

 Sunday, September 26th
8am to 3pm
236 Harding Blvd., Roseville, CA
Look for me in Space 56-S

Sunday, October 3rd
8am to 4pm
School and Church Streets + cross-streets
Downtown Lodi, CA
Look for me near the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Saturday, November 13th
10am to 4pm
Reclaimed Legacies
Petaluma, CA

Hopefully I can find another October fair in which to participate, and maybe another November or even December event too, if I have enough inventory left! I have participated in the Bird in Hand Christmas Fair in Los Altos, CA in the past, however I never know if I will be doing that show until October or November ... so stay tuned!

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Sewing Up a Storm!

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Wow, how the time flies! Since getting laid off on July 2nd, I have been sewing non-stop! Thought I'd take a minute to write about what I've been making!

I've made angels, snowfolk, Halloween dolls, more of the clothespin dolls like the one on my business card (and the banner here -- till I get around to changing it), and more!

Wanna see?

The "Strawberry Doll" at the top of this post is a doll which I've been begged to make again. I made 1 of these dolls about 5 years ago, and it sold quickly. Can't believe it's been 5 years already!

Most recently (as in yesterday!), I finished up 2 pumpkin and 2 snowman dolls. While they all started out the same, you can see how each took on its his own personality!

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It's only the second time I've made up some of these clothespin dolls too! It's probably been 6 or 7 years since I made them! One has found a new home, but there are 2 (or maybe 3?) left!
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Love these primitive rabbits! There were 3 black rabbits in this litter, and they're still looking for their "furever" homes!
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And, oh yes, Mrs. Begg! The "Widows Begg" (all 3 of them) came calling a little early this year! Here is one of the ol' gals, there's another one in my Etsy shop and the third has gone to her just reward (that's her new home, of course!)
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All of these items are available either in my Etsy shop or on my Picturetrail site, if you don't have an Etsy account.

Right now I'm working on 3 more snowmen (in a different style) and several wee angel ornies. After that, who knows?!

♥ Tana