Monday, 8 April 2013

Polkadots & Posies


Handmade 'Polkadots & Posies' Bunting 

Something I've been dabbling in for the last couple of years is making handmade bunting when it's a friends birthday, or in this case engagement and new house (you know your 900 years old when your friends are getting married and taking out mortgages!) I have a HND and a degree in Textile and Fashion Design and I think it's about time i put it to some use. I've been thinking about setting up an online store to sell textile-based handmade gifts for a while now, i'm pretty experienced and confident making cushions and bunting, and i actually really enjoy making them so i'm not sure why i haven't set something up already! I suppose I'm a bit concerned about whether it will generate any interest or not..  But if you don't try and all that! It would be lovely to hear some feedback :) And if anyone can recommend a website to set up an online shop, i'd appreciate it! Big Cartel seems like a pretty popular option? 

Thanks for reading!







34 comments:

  1. as soon as you do set up shop i'll be first customer! i want one desperately! xx

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  2. Cute! I love these prints mixed together x

    http://whatisinherwardrobe.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. You could always try creating an Etsy store, they should be great for selling these sort of products! Love the fabric you have used in this bunting by the way :D

    http://hannahrebekahcampbell.blogspot.com xxx

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  4. this is gorgeous, I'd definitely buy it x

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  5. I absolutely love bunting and keep meaning to make myself some for my room!
    I definitely think they would sell, you've picked some gorgeous material! :)
    x

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  6. I love love love these buntings, so quaint and chic. xx


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  7. This is really sweet. Great blog.

    -xx

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  8. Gorgeous fabrics used :) x

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  9. I have my own shop online www.dirtytrinkets.com where i sell stuff i make. I created it by installing a script called OSCOMMERCE. If you know someone who is mildly knowledgable in coding they can install it for you and you can sell your stuff on it but you need your own webspace. They do free webhosting HERE and give you a subdomain name where you can host your shop. I hope this helps in any way! =)

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  10. Chanced upon your blog and enjoy reading it!

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  11. I love DIY Posts and this looks super pretty :) x

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  12. Ohh' they are so cute. Perfect for a summer party!

    Boy In Brogues
    x

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  13. graet blog thanks for sharing
    Do you want to follow eachother?
    kariotakis
    A Kariotakis

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  14. Great post! I've been wanting to make my own bunting for ages- really must do it now!

    Thanks, Jess :)

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  15. this is so pretty <3 hahah it actually looks a lot like the header on some blogs I've seen :P
    xxx
    Mandy
    Stickers&Skirts

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  16. So cuteee!

    New follower :)
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    x

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  17. Cute - very cath kidstonesque x


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  18. this is so cute!!
    Love Poppy x
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  19. such neat, perfect lines! i'd love to see these on my birthday.


    macie,
    amen fashion

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  20. Love this look. Hope you will stop by mine http://www.facebook.com/aeroplaneandapparel

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  21. Hi Lauren! This is fantastic and you should definitely set up a shop!

    I actually design websites and can give you some good platform options, just email me for more details & examples of my work, only if you'd like of course.

    XO
    Nia

    Inch2ThePoint.blogspot.co.uk

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  22. lovelyyyy <3 <3 <3
    what about follow each other?
    let me know :)
    have a nice day!
    xx
    veronica

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  23. OMG!! I love bunting anyway but this is just gorgeous!! Wish I was that arty!! Hahaha! Fancy following each other via gfc?? www.framecake.blogspot.co.uk

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  24. Beautiful and creative :-)
    Thank you for stopping by my blog! Sure, I would love to follow one another. Done! :-)
    Have a great day!

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  25. This is great :) Thanks for sharing. I should do something like this for my room.
    Btw I am now following you via GFC and bloglovin, hope you can follow me back,
    Have a nice day :o)

    xoxo
    Veronica
    http://www.veronicadelarge.blogspot.sk/

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  26. great blog !
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  27. Well aren't these just lovely!

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  29. Aww they're really cute! I made some homemade bunting a while ago xx

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  30. Bunting and floral/polka dot prints, oh what vintage bliss! Beautiful!

    Lovely blog and a great post!

    Love, Lou xxx

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  31. buntings are so beautiful. i wish i could make it myself.
    xx

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