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1  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Get Product and Website Opinions / Re: Fairy Costumes: Need Feedback on: November 11, 2012 06:18:32 PM
Maybe try getting some banners up on cosplay/ren faire websites?  Are you cross posting your work to DeviantArt, Elfwood, or any of the other "fantasy" galleries that are out there?  Tumblr has become a pretty big place to market unique clothing/costumes as well, and you can always just copy/paste your descriptions off of the Etsy listings.

I agree with other posters, it wouldn't hurt to try selling just the wings individually.  Sometimes it's a blow to artistic pride to break up perfect costume sets as we see them in our heads, but consumers are more and more building their own stuff out of components, rather than buying sets of stuff.  It ends up costing them more in the end (and benefiting us!), but the perception is that sets have a premium on them.  Weirdly, they're looking at a 'set' as more expensive, even in this case where the price is lower than it feels like it should be -

At the same time, I'm also echoing to raise your prices.  Timing yourself while you work is a really helpful way to measure how much of yourself you're giving to each project, and then you can dial in the pricing to somewhere you feel fairly compensated.

Also a suggestion: Maybe try buying a few off-the-shelf hooded sweatshirts and put these wings on them, sell for both kids and adults. I bet the goth/fairy people would eat them up, and it's warm clothes/hoodie weather right now.  Good luck!
2  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: Post your CRAFTY Tattoos! on: November 11, 2012 06:12:01 PM
Now I want every tattoo, you guys are all awesome.
3  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: Scotch Tape and Rhinestone Nail Art on: November 11, 2012 06:10:53 PM
Snazzy, I really like the design on these.  Maybe I'll do fall colors with this pattern for my toenails, thanks for the tips. Smiley
4  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Shops from Harry Potter Teesha Moore style bag on: November 11, 2012 06:09:44 PM
Wow, so much detail.  Your poor aching fingers!  This is beautiful work, well done!
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Cross over Bag! on: November 11, 2012 06:08:14 PM
This is super cute!  I really like your fabric choices.
6  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Felt toy campfire with tutorial! on: March 02, 2011 10:15:58 PM
This is really super cute!  Thanks so much for posting the pattern and tutorial!
7  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Discussion and Questions / Re: chinese Dragon Pattern Sketch Help on: November 17, 2010 03:08:30 AM
I really like this!  I think he's very charming looking.
8  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Simple Lion Costume! on: October 23, 2010 03:12:06 AM
This is really cute!  I love the crinkly-wavy fur you chose for it, very appropriate. Smiley
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Felt Roland Drum Machine on: September 12, 2010 08:34:10 PM
This...is some kind of special amazing.  Love it!
10  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Moonkin plushie (IMG HEAVY) on: October 19, 2009 11:14:55 PM
He's very cute, it's amazing how similar yours turned out to mine I did back in April!  Great minds think alike, hmm?

I like that yours has moving arms though, my body ended up all one piece.  Did you use button joints?  Where did you find the fur for the body, it looks really soft. Smiley
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