Man, i don't usually have super busy, stressful weeks, but this definitely was one. trying to get my fabric up in the shop within 48 hrs of receiving it probably wasn't the cleverest idea at such a time. but the response, again, was fantastic. i'm still really quite stunned at how quickly this stuff sells. it's always a surprise because I'm in it, not outside looking in - I can't really see things for how they are or how appealing they might be.
Check out this awesome post from Pip over at Meet Me at Mikes. All this 'real world' publicity for all the peeps in our little community - I'm so proud of yas all!
Tis funny, a few years ago it felt like all the artisans and crafters you saw at markets and in the paper were (somewhat intimidating), unknown people... and now it feels like we know them all and are all a part of our little community. Or maybe there's still heaps of people out there who I don't know, but because the community has expanded into this online world it doesn't feel so intimidating anymore. Hmm I'm probably not making much sense...
Meanwhile, here's a little contra job I did for my buddy Jeremy over at ImageScience. He needed a 1 year wedding anniversary present for his wife and the themes are clocks and paper. So he commissioned a birch forest clock!
It was fun to put together and it was nice to do something a bit different. Not too hard to make either. You can buy the clock parts from here, and I just got the design printed onto A3 paper and wrapped it (canvas style) around a few pieces of chipboard stuck together (A4 cut down to 21cm x 21cm ). The hole in the middle can be cut out with a cutting knife, or a drill I suppose, if you're careful.
Okay I'm off. Enjoy the rest of your weekend :)