May is a big month at CraftyStitches. My birthday is May 9th (and I don't want to reveal my age cuz ya know a girl's gotta keep some secrets). May 1st marks the 2nd birthday of the The Perfect Bridesmaids Travel Jewelry Roll. Wow! 2 years old already. Happy Birthday! It feels like only yesterday that I sat in my little apartment dinning room table cutting my first jewelry roll for my girlfriend. Now over 4500 pieces and sold in over 4 countries. I can't believe it! Seriously, here I am thinking that it was a small hobby in my living room and turning it to a full time living has been a true dream come true. Lots of growing pains but all worth the ride. I have to attribute all this to my family and close friends for their endless support. If you have not seen the latest Martha Stewart Show on Etsy Show, the head of marketing have mentioned to all Etsy Sellers that we join a team. Being the Captain of our local street team (CRESTArtisans), really helped me live up to the what I say and what I do. That accountability and resources is invaluable. Of course not to mention our team spirit. We are a great tight knit group. It's taken us 2 years to get to this point of a great fan page, group facebook page, and etsy team page as well. When I started I really felt alone and the team made me feel part of a true community with the same passion.
The Perfect Bridesmaids Travel Jewelry Roll is all grown up out of the infant stage. So for toddlers, this means we are mobile and fussy twos are just around the corner. Yes we are going to get fussy. How?
The Travel Jewelry Roll will be launching a new line of unique handmade local fabric and print designers of Spoonflower in June. I'm so excited. The new selection of fabrics are all made and printed here in the US of A. In support of the spirit of handmade, CraftyStitches will launch a new line of Jewelry Rolls with a selected group of fabric designers from Spoonflower. Stay tuned for more details and sneak peaks. not to mention discounts and coupons and freebies too. :) heee