I'm finding various online "design your own figure"-type sites and trying to design figures that look as close to me as possible for a self-portrait collage project. This is surprisingly tricky when one (a) wears glasses, which aren't always offered, and (b) normally has blonde/brown hair and currently dyes it vaguely-reddish/blonde. What hair color to pick?
So, I did sell at WEF this year, for one day. It was a lot more pleasant than usual, I think. I didn't sit there from 8-6 (went off for a few hours at the start), sat with cool people. And tried not to take it very seriously.
I sold about three necklaces, one $8 and one $12, and everything else was the chunky glass pendants out of the "$5 and under" bin I set up. One bracelet sold out of there too, but the rest was all pendants that nobody's wanted for years. Well, they do if they're a dollar, apparently.
Total for one day: $51. Not bad at all under the circumstances.
I think all I will bother to do next year, since The World Will Still Suck And Everyone Will Be Even Broker and all, is just to make more cheap pendants for a dollar. And not knock myself out on necklaces or earrings so much. Might as well, eh?
I did get more beaded necklaces and a few earrings/bracelets done this weekend. Quite a few, though I suppose I should have done more than I did (I was utterly zonked on Sunday after spending Saturday doing party planning, then partying.) Mostly made pieces that I've had in mind to do for months or years or years (there are some things I think I've had in the stash for like five). Problem being, now I want to keep most of them :P Sadly, it's gonna take me years to Photoshop stuff, so it all must wait until next week at the earliest.
I did sign up for selling at WEF this year, but I plan on only doing it for a day, and mostly/95% of the pieces will be from previous years, and I'm not going to sit there all damn day long trying to boost sales even when I am cranky sitting there. I will try to restrain myself from nitpicking the prices over and over and over. I am taking it easy. If I sell nothing, I sell nothing, fine. I'm not pushing myself so hard about it and stressing and ruining the weekend. And if I feel like keeping a lot of my new shiny pieces, I can do that, dammit.
My list of what to knit is longer than I'd like. First up has to be Mom's present #1, which odds are...dicey that it will be done by Sunday. I have one out of two sides made, but not a lot of time to make the other side. I *might* manage it. Present #2 definitely won't be done then and I'll still have to make that. Then eventually I can get back to the top I really want to do, and do something with all my homespun yarn.