November 7, 2012
During the last weekend in October I was lucky enough to exhibit at MADE LONDON, a new London based venture for the organisers of the much loved MADE Brighton show. And what A great show it was! One Marylebone was their beautiful venue of choice, in a really great location in central London.
– ‘She Koyakh’ Balkan music at the opening night preview
The show was a great success, with a real buzz about it in the lead up, and during the actual show. It was very successful for me, showcasing my new collection of geometric merino knitwear accessories. I received some great feedback on my work, including some food for thought on new products to develop for next year, and met some great new customers, and fellow makers.
A real highlight for me was doing a scarf swap with fellow hothouser Holly Berry, who’s beautiful scarves and blankets I’ve had my eye on for a while. Thankfully she felt the same about my work so we did an exciting scarf swap! Her morse code scarves are so beautiful, spelling out the word H O L D in woven morse code. Beautiful.
I have also had three lovely blog features since, on Lin_Morris, Creative Clerkenwell, and last, but definitely not least my lovely friend, Sarah Dyers blog. I’ve also sent a selection of my knitwear off for an exciting Country Living photoshoot, to be published in the New Year. So am feeling very pleased, and looking forward to what MADE12 in Brighton might bring for me.
I would like to say a masssive THANKYOU to the MADE LONDON organisers Jon Tutton, and Anne-Marie Shepherd for doing such a brilliant job, and to Stephen Chamberlain my lovely and extremely helpful boyfriend, who did all the driving, helped me to set up, and pack down with no stress at all, and covered my stand for much needed coffee breaks/lunches/other people’s stand snooping… What a star!
Finally, I have just officially launched my online shop, (hooray!) and to celebrate I am offering a 20% discount on all products, ending next Tuesday morning at 09.30am. Just enter the code ‘getyerkniton’ at the checkout, and all your woolly dreams can come true!