the return of the Christmas stocking

I was so worried that the client might not like my renditon of the family christmas stocking...(I had made it wider, done more Swiss darning, embroidery, changed the intarsia a little). Well, she gave me an order for two more, so suffice it to say, she was pleased. So, I can honestly say that I paid this month's rent with christmas stockings. Actually, yesterday was a very good day: I delivered all my knit/crochet repair work to clients, (along with the stockings) and everyone was delighted. I think I will try to put together a repair & finishing business to see me through the winter months. I'll let you all know how it goes.


Crafty Andy's picture

Not a bad Idea Bob. There are not many people who have the eye and the craftiness to repair items. Congratulations!

grandcarriage's picture

I figure it is one of the best ways to learn construction: If you can repair it, you can make it...

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