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« on: September 08, 2007 12:41:36 PM »

In a week I'm going to be selling my handspun at a booth.  It isn't a craft fair, exactly, more like a historical days thing my city has once a year.  I'm quite nervous about it and whether I will sell anything.  The local quilt guild is selling there, so I know I won't be the only craft seller.     
I was wondering if any of you had advice for selling at a booth.  Good ways to arrange, catch people's eyes, etc.
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2007 12:44:31 PM »

well maby have an item or two made out of your yarn on disply or wear a shawl or something made of your yarn
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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2007 02:02:50 PM »

well maby have an item or two made out of your yarn on disply or wear a shawl or something made of your yarn
Good idea, thanks!  I've got some hats I've made.  Only problem is that its been getting up to the 90s (F) and wool will be a little hot.  I was also thinking of actually spinning while I sat there to draw in attention.
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2007 08:29:40 AM »

I think the idea of spinning while u are there is a great idea, that way it may actually holds peoples attention. good luck, your event is soon, let us know how it goes..
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« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2007 09:35:52 AM »

I think the idea of spinning while u are there is a great idea, that way it may actually holds peoples attention. good luck, your event is soon, let us know how it goes..
Thanks!  I've been preparing like mad, and hope it will go okay.  I'm crossing my fingers that it won't be too hot that day.  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2007 06:46:55 PM »

Best of luck!  I hope your show went well today!!!
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