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Exciting news! I was accepted to my first craft fair!!! I’ll have a booth at The Beehive Bazaar from April 30 – May 2. For those who are unfamiliar, The Beehive Bazaar is an indoor craft fair held in Provo, UT for 2 weekends each spring and winter. I’ll post more information as it comes, and hopefully some behind the scene tidbits too!
Also, in case you missed it, Shibumi Home launched this week! 6 of my patterns are available exclusively from Shibumi Home as throw pillows, tablecloths, table runners, and cloth napkins. Surface design has been a dream of mine for so many years, it’s almost embarrassing how long it’s taken me. I’ve worked long and hard to get to this point and still have a long way to go, but having my first taste of that dream is oh-so-sweet!
I announced my interview with Work Your Art on my Facebook page, but forgot to do so here on the blog. Oops. I was reminded of that fact when my alma mater’s design club, INK, blogged news of the interview. Ironically, INK posted it on a day when I genuinely wanted to give up and then I had my own advice to follow. (You’ll know what I’m referring to when you read the interview.)
I’ve mentioned before, I think it’s important that you know I’m human too. I have many disappointments, but I’m generally private about them. That said, you may know that last year I applied for several opportunities that I wasn’t accepted for. Being selected as a designer for Shibumi Home was my saving grace and one of my biggest highlights of 2014. While disappointments can feel bitter for a while, they make victories all the more sweet.
I appreciate each of you for being part of this sometimes bumpy journey with me. I couldn’t do this without you! As a special thank you for your support and to celebrate good things happening, I’m offering 10% off all orders through March 7th! Use code SUPPORT10 at checkout.
One thought on “NEWS: Esther Longmore Invited to The Beehive Bazaar”
YAY!!! I totally have chivels reading this!!! Congratulations, Esther! I can only imagine how excited you are about seeing your patterns in the world of fabrics. You DO have a passion for patterns. 🙂 And thank you for this post because I completely forgot that we alumni could post here to share our excitement, accomplishments, and frustrations.