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« Reply #220 on: July 18, 2012 02:54:58 PM »

Cheesy Thanks!

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« Reply #221 on: August 06, 2012 02:00:55 AM »

Hi again  Wink this is my 2nd stall, which was not at a craft show - but at an event called "Burlesque, Bands & Beer" It was a pretty small local event on a sunday arvo, mostly men! I only made $50 from 7 items.... Im not dissapointed as I expected nothing - being it a free stall space, getting a ride there and a lazy sunday gig which I personally could not probably be bothered to go to! Heres the pics, i think my setting up is getting better:

I have another Polka dot vintage market coming up in two weeks. Hope it goes as good as the last polka dot did, it was so much fun and a whole weekend! Will post pics :-)

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« Reply #222 on: August 19, 2012 04:47:53 AM »

This is my latest stall set up, with my bf and his paintings! i think our stuff matches  Cheesy was great fun @ the polka dot markets.... makes $630 and that topped our first polka dot and im really happy with it as it cost $100 to have a stall and i used all fabrics i have had and am now using for stuff!!! the vintage chic sign is next doors...

sorry about the goofy face, wasnt keen on my photo taken!  Cool


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« Reply #223 on: November 22, 2012 02:34:13 PM »

I've been lurking around Craftster for...5 years? Something like that. Anyway, I haven't posted much in a very long time, so I'm sorry if someone has already answered this question and I missed it.

People seem to universally suggest covering tables at craft fairs, but what do most of you use? Some booths I've seen on the forum look like they're just covered with cloth. Is that mostly what folks use? Or is there some special way to create a table skirt I should read up on?

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« Reply #224 on: February 19, 2013 11:07:18 AM »

I know this is a super late reply but... I usually just use fabric. It might depend on what look you're going for though and what kind of fabric you're using and the width of it! 

If you want to make something fitted you can go about it sort of the way you'd make a gusseted bag. https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=2684.0  Although obviously your dimensions will be very different. Also, you might want to put a flap in on the side that faces you!

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« Reply #225 on: November 05, 2013 04:44:49 PM »

Old thread is old... but I wanted to share my table from a few weeks ago. A lot of it was last minute but I'm almost happy with it. I want to tweak a few things (like paint the golden bowl holder and add something under one of the bowls to set it higher as well as paint the photo frames)... This is my first craft show though so I'm rather proud. Smiley

Though looking at it now... I'm wondering if it's too crowded... I may have to figure out a way to condense some and not over whelm people. Maybe that's partly why I didn't sell so well that show. Sad

« Reply #226 on: January 18, 2014 03:28:24 AM »

Here's our booth setup for the Winters Indoors Farmers Market in Rutland Vermont. We allocated 7' x 7' foot space and also have the advantage with this market we don't have full break down the booth. We just need to remove the valuable items just incase someone decides to be bad. 

So we built a U shape booth to maximize the amount of counter space. This will also use to be better able to mingle with customers, sometimes it gets a little crowded but at point we move somewhat into the Aisle.   


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« Reply #227 on: January 18, 2014 04:12:32 AM »

WOW!! Another Vermonter!

I did the Rutland Farmer's Market before they moved. That location sure looks nicer than the old one. The Dorset market is also good.

Here's a shot of my wife's work at the October Rutland Art in the Park show in October.
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