How’s Etsy?

I’ve had my etsy shop opened for a few months now and several people have been asking me how it’s going, so I thought I’d do a little update.

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The short answer is, great!  I’ve been getting orders pretty steadily: not so many that I feel overwhelmed and not so few that I don’t feel like keeping it going.  I am enjoying it, making a little money and having fun, so it’s great!

 

I have been going crazy over the possibility of making Jayce a little tie t shirt since I got my sewing machine.  However, I have not been able to use it yet because I can’t seem to find the elusive bobbin holder that my model requires, so I finally just made a no sew version.  (PS-OMG, love my little model boy in this picture!! 🙂

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It was so cute and so easy, that I made a dozen more (seriously).  And I loved the material so much that I put the appliques on my site, which you can find here, along with a few other tie options.

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I also just added this yellow necklace, which I love.

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One of the custom orders I made recently was for a woman who is a photographer and wanted some photo blocks for her daughter.  I thought they turned out so cute that I just had to share them.  Isn’t she a little sweetie?

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Another fun thing about etsy is that people periodically will make a treasury, which is a compilation of a few of their favorite items that they’ve found on etsy, which they then share with other etsy shoppers.  There is typically some sort of category in mind.  Anyway, I have been lucky enough that a few of my items have made their way into different people’s treasuries, which is so fun!  Can you find my projects in the photos below?  I had some blocks on 2 other treasury lists, but that was before I knew how to take a screen pic, so these are the most recent.  It’s great because it drives a little traffic to your site, it’s sweet and flattering.

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Well that’s all for now, but stop by the shop sometime to say hi and see what’s new. 🙂

 

I’m planning to get caught up on my blogging this week, so you should be hearing more from me soon!  Happy Monday!

 

 

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2 thoughts on “How’s Etsy?

  1. That is so awesome that it is going so well. I check it out from time to time to see what's new and see your sales keep going up! So awesome. And you sold the vintage clock face!!! So fun.

    So neat that your things keep being featured! Gotta love that!

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