Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Knox Harvest Festival, August 2012

Between auditioning for Fashion Star, making wedding dresses, and other sewing projects, I also prepared for a Craft Show this summer!

At the end of August, I packed up my '95 Ford Explorer with doors, bins, and baskets, and drove half an hour to Plymouth, IN to meet up with my friend Kelly!

Kelly's booth & my booth
Kelly and I met a year ago through the Christian Artists' Street Team (CAST) on Etsy. How excited were we to learn that we live so close to each other?!

My skirts :)
When Kelly talked about being a vendor at the Knox Harvest Festival, and I asked how to do it too, she suggested that we share a double booth. And, boy, and I glad we did!

Doors are great for hanging!
The show itself was kinda disappointing: not many people, very high temperatures, annoying smokers (we were told they would be no smoking--wrong!). {We made back our booth fees and enough to cover our display supplies, at least.}

BUT, spending the weekend with Kelly was so much fun!!!

Kelly & me, when we met up last year

We decided that this festival was practice for us: setting up displays, making inventory, etc. Because we're doing several more shows together this fall!!!

Upcoming Shows:

Shipshewana Fall Crafter's Fair - Shipshewana, IN - Oct 4-6

Trinity Ladies' Night - South Bend, IN - October 18 (ok, this one is just me--at my home church)

I <3 Handmade - Chambersburg, PA - November 10

Hoosier Artisan Boutique - Noblesville, IN - November 24

If you happen to be near us/me during those dates, please stop by and say hello!


  1. How exciting to have more shows coming up! I wish I could go too.

  2. I had a great weekend with you too and can't wait for our fall shows!!

  3. yay!! busy or not . .it sounds like you and Kelly had a lot of fun. How exciting to have more shows already lined up! I have some craft shows lined up for the fall as well . .can't wait! :)

  4. Awesome!It's so nice you get to share the experience of craft shows together :-) Love the pics! Wish you both well in your future shows.

  5. How great to meet through Etsy Castteam! Sounds like a great collaboration - and lots to look forward to.

  6. How blessed you are to be able to share space and time with a friend. Wishing you abundant sales at your future shows.

  7. This is fantastic! I did the NYComicCon with a friend one weekend several years ago, and oh, we had the best time! So glad you're doing more together :)

  8. How fun to actually meet someone else from Etsy! I would love to meet all the Midweek Blog Blitz girls sometime from CAST team! It takes a lot of time and determination to be a part of craft shows....I could never do it when I was crafting so many good wishes go out to you for sales and sales and more sales!

  9. That sounds like fun doing shows together.


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