Saturday, April 10, 2010

New Stitching Project and a Question


 I loved the little pink tutu that I stitched/put together for one of my 39 squares.  Inspired by that, and by my obsession with frothy vintage dresses, I made this the other night.  I stitched the bodice, made the skirt and attached it, and then cut it out of the linen embroidery fabric.  I wasn't really sure what to do with it, so I covered a large chipboard tag with some of my favorite papers and then glued it on (and, of course, added some bling).  I kinda like it (if I do say so myself). 

But here is my question for you: Etsy shop or no?  Would someone buy a tag like this?  I'm just wondering, because I feel like making a bunch of these, but then what would I do with them?  Pondering....

9 comments:

  1. LOVE IT!! Make 'em...sell 'em...become rich and famous... :)

    ~Beth

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  2. hi alison!

    your tag is really lovely. i would say if you enjoy making them, then make some and put them in your etsy shop. if they don't sell (but i think they will) you will have them for beautiful gifts.

    final call: etsy

    {sorry, i've been watching "the marriage ref"}

    xo
    elyse

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  3. Ooh, Ooh, Ooh! I loved your stitched one and this one is even more beautiful!!! I think you should host a swap! I would love the challenge of making this type of tag:D

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  4. Allison, I would buy this tag in a heart beat! How much do you want for it!!
    xoxo, Nancy

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  5. What a lovely creation, looks almost too sensational to be used as a tag. Maybe a tag under glass framed! I was at Elyse's and saw your comment, and wanted to visit. So nice to meet you, your squares came out gorgeous too.
    Karen

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  6. love the little dress tags. they would make great gifts. or they could be hung on doorknobs in the house just to add beauty to a antique home. Just great! I would buy them!

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  7. May I suggest a wedding theme? I love the little dresses, very vintage girly and lovely as a card or tag. I have a friend who was married in October and had a fall theme for her wedding...maybe an ivory dress with brown and sunflowers? :) I'd buy it.

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  8. Posted in the wrong place--BUT just adorable. I can't imagine how much you would have to charge or how you could bear selling them, BUT I sure think they would sell!! You and your darling shops have "made my day"! Thanks, grannijudi

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  9. They would make beautiful Christmas Ornaments, I could envision one with a beautiful crystal drop and a gold or silver tassel to hang it from :) Awesome!

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