What’s your name?
What is the name of your business?
How long have you been trading?
9 years
What products do you sell?
Mostly items made from Vintage Chenille and Shabby Chic Homewares
What sells the best?
Vintage Chenille Patchwork Bathmats, Cushions and Heatpacks
What markets do you trade at?
The Handmade Expo Ipswich,Toowoomba and Forest Hill Gatton Christmas in the Country
How did it all begin?
Starting out was a NEED for me to work for myself as I was totally over working for someone else and not being able to progress in my job any higher. Thats when I discovered people making things from vintage chenille bedspreads and developed my own range.
What do you like most about being a stallholder?
Of course it’s the customer contact and the feedback on products I make.
What do you like least about being a stallholder?
Packing the car, setting up, packing the car, unpacking the car !
Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
Most probably travelling further a field with my stall, perhaps incorporating caravan trips with marketing along the way.
Any funny stories to share about your time as a stallholder?
Every market has funny stories, sad stories, learning situations ! Its life !
What one piece of advice would you give to a new stallholder?
Dont give up if you believe in your product and yourself, why should you if its what you love. Just find the right market for you.
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