My first jurried craft show

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Forum topic by indychip posted 09-24-2012 04:19 PM 1493 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-24-2012 04:19 PM

I just got a notice that we have been selected to have a booth at one of the bigger local “jurried” craft fairs this year. We have done smaller shows in the past and done failrly well selling pens and wine stoppers. This year we have added cutting boards to our line up.

Really excited about this craft fair. I have heard great reviews from the past. Now we just have to figure out pricing for everything.

I guess I should go make some more saw dust now.

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#1 posted 09-24-2012 04:24 PM

good luck

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#2 posted 09-24-2012 05:10 PM

Congratulations!! Welcome to the world of juried art & craft shows. You will find the customers have more money and will spend it at the higher end shows.

Where are you located? What show did you make it in?

-- Jim Beachler, Chief Puzzler,

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#3 posted 09-24-2012 05:43 PM

Now you’re gonna have to ramp up the design efforts. That’ll be good for ya.
Make us all proud.


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#4 posted 09-24-2012 05:52 PM

Craft show is in Fishers, Indiana. Looking forward to lots of customers, lots of sales and lots of $$$$. Hope I can make a good variety of quality items that customers will fight over :-)

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#5 posted 09-27-2012 06:52 PM

I go to my first juried show this fall as well. Building like mad. Good luck, keep us posted.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 09-28-2012 05:29 PM

Best of luck with the craft fair. Without a doubt, you’ll do well.

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#7 posted 09-28-2012 05:33 PM

Good luck! My husband would love a look at your pens!

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#8 posted 10-28-2012 01:50 AM

did my first outdoor show this year…it was juried and they judged also…....i took first in the woods catagory! cash and a medal…..

-- "just crazy enough to try"

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#9 posted 10-28-2012 02:00 AM


-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#10 posted 10-28-2012 02:24 AM

Congratulations! Keep us posted with how this show pans out for you. Good to see fellow LJs moving up.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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