Monday, June 13, 2011

Shop Of the Week:Miss Teawinkie and Keep It Cottage

Hello all! This is the second week of our new Shop Of The Week Feature, where we will be introducing you to a new Sac Etsy member and their shops each week! This will feature a short Q&A here on our team blog, followed by daily links to their shop on the team Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SacEtsy). Please support your fellow team members by helping to promote them each week and help yourself by submitting your information to be a Featured Seller! This weeks seller is Cyndi of MissTeawinkie ad Keep It Cottage.
  1. What is your name? Cyndi Saxton
  2. What is your shop(s) names and links? http://www.Missteawinkie.etsy.com and http://www.Keepitcottage.etsy.com
  3. What sort of social media do you use? http://www.facebook.com/Missteawinkie
  4. What sort of items do you sell in your Etsy shop? Designer Dog clothes
  5. Explain a little about the processes/techniques/materials you use. I am always looking for unique fabrics buttons and trims for my dog clothes. I was raised in the fashion industry with my grandmother who studied fashion design in the 1920's in Europe. I just decided to focus on dogs instead of people:-)
  6. How long have you been selling on Etsy? Since 3/10
  7. Do you do other sorts of crafts as well? I also crochet and paint
  8. How long have you been in the Sacramento area? Since 1980
  9. What sort of non-crafty hobbies do you have? I am very involved in animal rescue and am on the board of Purebreds Plus Cat Rescue www.purebredsplus.org
  10. What is one trick do you have to stay organized and motivated? I am an organized person by nature. All I have to do is get an idea and I will be so excited I stay up all night working on a project.
  11. What is one tip you would share with someone who is just getting started selling on Etsy? Be patient and don't be afraid to try something new.
  12. In the future do you have plans to expand your business? I wish there were enough hours in the day!!
  13. Do you have a favorite seller you would like to give a shout-out to? I don't have a baby but if I did she would have a pair of these to match every outfit! http://www.etsy.com/shop/kathydee

1 comment:

foothill fibers n' photo said...

Very cute doggie clothes...too bad my guy won't let me put a thing on him :)