Tag Archives: rainbow

7 stripe rainbow scarf on Etsy

Another step into the 70s with my latest scarf on Etsy.  Blow the dust off your platforms and feel that clinging thigh and loose around the calves sensation that is the flare in all its majesty…  Introducing the 7 stripe rainbow pride scarf. Continue reading

8 stripe rainbow scarf on Etsy

The latest addition to RainbowShed on Etsy is this gorgeously snuggly 8 stripe rainbow scarf.  I designed this scarf inspired by the original gay pride flag designed by Gilbert Baker back in 1978 for the San Francisco Pride Parade. 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

Opening soonish

Frustration for me this week.  I have had to postpone the opening of my Etsy shop for a week or two until I solve my camera problems. I have a great camera, but I am struggling with connecting it to my lap-top to download my pictures of the scarves I have made so far. I am sure I will be able to sort this out soon, but not sure when.  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

Getting down to business…

Tonight I sat down and worked on my business cards.  I already developed my branding, and sorted out the RainbowShed Facebook page, and got on Twitter as @TheRainbowShed.  My email address was set up already, so now it is time to sort out the business cards. 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