August Challenge

Getting Ready For Fall

One of the first thing that I do as a new Season approaches is revamp my Shops’.  It is time to start moving my Spring and Summer items, and replace them with my Fall Jewelry and Baby Sweaters and Scarves.  First, I replace my Shop “favorites” with whatever would be current for the Season.  Since I have some Autumn Jewelry pieces, I start with those, then move many of my Autumn Crystal, Topaz and Jasper pieces to the front page, and the many earrings that may enhance anyone’s Fall wardrobe!

With my Knit/Crochet Shop, it is time to put away the Baby Sandals and Sun Dresses, and “feature” many of my Sweaters and Scarves that are perfect for the cooler days of Autumn.  Just the thing to wear for those days of apple picking, or walking through park while kicking up those changing Autumn Leaves.

My best selling items are the Crocheted Irish Knit Sweater Sets (so far I have sold over 60) each one Customized according to the Buyer’s requests.  When I first started making these Sweaters, it would take at least a week.  Now I can finish one in a few days without even reading the pattern! I have found, that once Labor Day starts, I suddenly am inundated with requests for this Set, so I am currently starting a few 3 – 6 mo. and 6 – 9 mo. sizes as they are sizes most requested.  I just won’t put them together until the sizes are finalized.

So as the weather is starts to get cooler – and the smell of Autumn will soon be in the air, my Shops’ will be ready for the Fall Season!

                               Triple Wrap Garnet Bracelet                       



About Pamela Baker

For as long as I can remember, I have always been interested in various crafts. After crocheting for many years, recently I started designing OOAK jewelry pieces, always learning new techniques as I continued. I also have always loved to write, so I look forward to being a part of this Blog as one it's contributors. As a lifelong resident of NY, I am busy with my two shops on Etsy: MagdaleneJewels (OOAK designed jewelry items: Necklace,Bracelets, Earrings,rings): also, MagdaleneKnits (Crocheted & Knitted items for Newborns to Adults) I can also be found on FB, Twitter, Pinterest, Word Press, YouTube. My Blogs are: I also intend to bring tutorials to help you develop your Shops more effectively to increase your Views and Sales on the various mediums you may be selling your work on. I am always a convo or email away if you have any specific questions I can help you with.
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