Monday, 15 June 2009

Trendy... moi?

The son of one of my friends is doing an MA at the Royal College of Art. Part of his project has been to set up a web site http://www.wefab.org/ (still under construction) where potential buyers can source original designs for hand crafted items and find a maker on the same site who will make up the items for them. Last week I did a trial run for one of the designs... a duffle bag called "Bag 'N' Roll"


Version one was made from rather "on trend" Amy Butler fabrics from this season's collection, finished off with a couple of old French buttons.

Version two was made from a couple of "not the least bit on trend" Asda tea towels with plain black buttons.

I quite like version two but then I never was one to follow trends!

If you design and/or make hand crafted items to sell... at fairs or on etsy etc... then would you consider helping Edward by filling in the following on line survey?
It takes about 1 minute and can be completely anonymous if you like. Thank you!

18 comments:

  1. I love version one. I know someone who might be interested in this so I will pass on the details.
    Can't believe I'm first to post!

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  2. OK I will do the questionaire! happy belated birthday to your son too.

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  3. they are lovely, I've filled in survey

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  4. I'm not in the least bit trendy, unless by accident, but I do like the first bag. Both are very practical and good to look at too. I wish Edward well with his project.

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  5. I have been a filled in the survey and as a really trendy type person (?) I just lurve bag two, can't beat an asda tea towel in my book!!
    xxx

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  6. Both bags are fab! I love the design. Off to do his survey now! Lucy x

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  7. Re Saturday's post and the answer to the question 'Is it too early for a G&T?' No, remember it's always four o'clock somewhere in the Empire. This has got me out of a tight spot on more than one occasion.

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  8. have sold stuff in shops but not on etsy - does that count?

    xxxxx

    ps love bag number 2!

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  9. Love the bags but them we all know I have a big bag thing! actually I like bage 2 best - best of luck to your son's friend

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  10. ps - just filled in questionaire

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  11. An interesting concept. I would go for the "asda" one if I had to choose!

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  12. Hi Gina,
    I did the questionaire.
    Great bags.x

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  13. Gorgeous bags - especially bag 2!

    Off to do the survey now...

    xxx

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