I made a few things for our annual church bazaar. It's really rather small, and most people just buy the baked goods. I'm not a super-baker, so I try to create stuff, and it's always a challenge to come up with ideas. Every year I think, "I'll plan ahead and think of some good things that will sell (must be cheap, must be clever, must be useful and attractive), and I will make them way ahead of time, so I'm not scrambling at the last minute." Well, you know I have not yet achieved any of those goals. As usual, I was scrambling at the last minute this year.
This wall hanging was made a year ago but finished this week... it was my practice piece for the altar cloths for which I improved the design and which I completed last year. I thought someone might like to have this look-alike piece, but it didn't sell.
Dish cloths.. these sold, along with six others that I gave to a friend a few days ahead of time. This was my big selling item.
28 home-made cards! I was kind of proud of these! Not one sold.
Three hats.. only the white one sold. It was the poorest construction and had the biggest "holes" that I thought would make it not very warm. Go figure.
Three scarves. None sold.
A couple of my last-minute pot holders sold. I really should make some more attractive and better color ones for next year.
Well, live and learn. Or not. I'm not sure what I'll do for next year's bazaar. Maybe I'll start planning now and get stuff ready way ahead of time.....