As I said before, Christmas is upon us! Well, upon me anyway. I've been invited to participate in a Trunk Show on November 17th! What is a trunk show? you ask. I had to look it up for the proper definition. Here's Wikipedia's version: a trunk show is a special sale in which vendors present merchandise directly to store personnel or select customers at a retail location or another unique venue. In many cases it allows store personnel to preview and/or purchase merchandise before it is made available to the public. It is particularly desirable to have the actual designer present at the event. Most small businesses do this to get more buys.
And so, time to prepare!! My friend Katie helped me organize my bike band supplies. Here are all the components:
And voila! Here are 29 newly made bike bands, made over the last couple days. This photo is missing the ever-popular Giraffes, as I ran out of turquoise thread. They, however, will be sold at the show! Tonight I plan to trim all the threads while watching a movie. Nice.
Also, advent calendars will be on sale, along with aprons and Christmas cards. If you are interested in attending, let me know and I'll forward you the invitation! It'll be from 4-8pm at Wadoo on College Avenue, across the street from Oak Street Plaza.
And here are the final three recipe cards I made for my friend Barbara's birthday advent (see last week's post):