Friday, January 30, 2009

Applique Extravaganza!

So the children's boutique clothing business that commissioned the other appliques put in an order for some more, only mini versions.

I was excited to attempt to shrink some of my designs and was more than pleased with the results.

The initial order was for three starfish - shrunk to 4 inches wide. And a submarine of the same dimensions.

As I was completing this order they came to me with a challenge.

They were having some issues getting what they needed from another vendor, and would it be possible for me to mimic a sailboat that was depicted on a fabric sample. They needed the sailboat to be within a 3 -3 1/2 inch range. They apologized for the short notice, but said they were thrilled with my work and my quick turnaround.

I was more than thrilled to take up this challenge and within an hour came up with a sailboat applique.

They loved the prototype and immediately ordered three.

Barely 24 hours after this order they again came to me with another situation. Yet another vendor was unable to fill their request for a princess crown applique and could I work on a prototype.

All I can say is I'm having a blast and I hope this keeps up!


TwoSeasideBabes said...
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TwoSeasideBabes said...

LOL...don't know what happened to my last comment. What I said was that your appliques look awesome! I especially love how cute the starfish are!

Emily of Ella-Bear Bowtique said...

Those star fish are too cute! Congrats on the applique orders!

The Chameleons Attic said...

This is fantast for you! You must bee thrilled. I love them all.

Bubba & Rye said...

Congrats! Glad others are experiencing your great craftsmanship!