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« on: August 17, 2006 08:32:57 PM »

I have a TONNE of spare craft supplies (leftovers, scraps, I don't know what I would do with this) Sort of stuff.  I would like to start an etsy store and list some of them,.  But I would like to offer them in some unique way. Mostly talking about fabric, but some beads and some other just random stuff.

2 questions
1) Do you think that supplies/scraps would sell
2) Do you have any unique ways to package them?

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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2006 08:16:01 AM »

Supplies definitely sells - commercial and handmade.  Go ahead and list, you have nothing to lose except your 10 cents.

Good luck!

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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2006 07:44:28 PM »

You probably don't need to do any fancy packaging for your supplies, but I do have a few thoughts:

You could sell lots of coordinating fabrics and add a paper band (with your logo, shop info, etc) to hold them together.

What could be really cool, now that I think about it is offering all kinds of stuff in the same color family as a lot. Say a pink lot would have some pink fabric, pink beads, pink ribbon, a pink zipper, etc. I can see that being very appealing... lots of crafters seem to have their favorite colors (I know I do) that end up being a theme in their work  Smiley

Not sure if that's what you were looking for, but best of luck!

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