Tag Archives: Etsy

Open for business!

Tonight my Etsy shop is finally open for business!  After setting a makeshift studio up in the kitchen – balancing the “wall of socks”* on the worktop – I took a gazillion photographs of my lovely sample scarves, balancing on a small buffet I usually use to sit on while grilling cheese toasties. Continue reading

Bend it like Beckham

The first rainbow prototype I made a couple of weeks ago had some serious issues.  I sewed my strips together, one after another, and was left with more fabric than I needed at the end of each seam.  By the end of the scarf construction, I had to cut off around 7 inches of fabric from the last strip. Continue reading

All about me…

Today’s challenge was writing my Etsy shop policies, and the about me page for my shop.  I have tried to give a flavour of what my philosophy is and how I run my business.  RainbowShed was always about so much more than a channel for selling my hand-made accessories. Continue reading

Seeing patterns in everything…

Lot of ideas, like Clement Clarke Moore’s sugar-plums are dancing in my head.  I have been drawing all day, sketching new designs on my laptop, and working out the patterns blocks for the first scarves I will be making for my RainbowShed shop on EtsyContinue reading