Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Weekend craft fair (and aprons and cushions!)

I did my second craft fair on Saturday.  It was in a lovely little town perched on the edge of the river Tay.  There was a steady stream of visitors and there was a really nice atmosphere, everyone was so friendly and it was great to be able to chat with customers and hear so many positive comments about my items.

Here is a pic of my stall on the morning, ready for action!

You can just see on the left of my table one of the little aprons I have been making recently.  Here are the two finished aprons that were ordered - 1 with a crayon pocket and 1 with a normal pocket (both personalised) -

Here's a close up of the crayon holder -

I think it turned out pretty cute!  I also added an applique heart to the dark pink apron as I think it looked a little bare...but I forgot to take a picture of this after I added it :(

I also made a couple of cushions for the craft fair, featuring a little elephant which you may recognise from some previous items I've made here and here.  It's just so sweet that I thought it would look really cute as a cushion perhaps for a nursery, so I've done a pink and a blue version -

I decided to also add a sweet little patchwork feature to the backs of these cushions -

I've put my name down to do some Christmas craft fairs so I'll get cracking on with the Christmassy items I've started to prepare.  While I was a the craft fair on Saturday I was also approached by a lady who asked if I'd be interested at having a stall at some other local events, to which my reply was a very definite 'yes'! Hopefully they'll work out and I'll have a few more craft events to attend and sell at....I'll keep you posted ;)


  1. Your stall looks wonderful, love those cushions, so cute!

  2. Well done lovely, your stall looks fab! And how nice it is to have natural light flooding in :) x

  3. It's great to hear your tales from the craft fairs, especially as I'm starting up too! Hope it carries on going well!

  4. Loving the cushions, the bunting and the little aprons! Well done on a successful day, sounds as though there will be many more to come! (I'm also really digging those little Sew Ray Me labels on the backs of the cushions...really nice touch!):)

  5. Lovely stall! Got my 1st fair on Saturday, hope mine looks half as lovely as yours! I feel really unprepared

  6. Wow, what a nice table full with lovely goodies! I am glad to hear you had a great day...I love craft fairs!

  7. Your stall looks amazing! So glad it went well :)

    Rhi x x

  8. Lovely looking stall. Those elephant cushions are v. cute!

  9. Great stall. Your work is amazing and lovely.

  10. Your stall looks sooo pretty! I especially love the bunting - I feel that you can never have too much bunting around!!! :-)

    I'm glad you had a good day!



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