I’m doing a few craft shows in the next couple months and I remember the last few that I did how it was a pain to always worry about the money being in a safe place and also where my card reader was for credit card transactions. Well I was going to just go buy a utility apron from Home Depot or JoAnn’s.
But thanks to Pinterest I found a cute pattern to try and made something for myself today! I rarely make things for myself so I’m excited and this one will be useful too! You could also use a utility apron like this when your cleaning your house, having a garage sale or doing a handmade market fair.
I followed that pattern and my apron turned out great! I have SO much fabric that it was silly to go out and get some more, I knew I had enough pieces of fabric to make one. And it’s cute too! No boring utility apron for me.
You could do it in all sorts of cute colors to match different things! I love navy blue so I thought that this was a cute color combination with bright and dark colors.
There are pockets to hold different items. I imagine I’ll use it to hold a pen, tape, my phone, Paypal card reader and money from my customers who pay in cash. The pattern was super easy to read and turned out amazing!
So if your on my Facebook page, you will know that I’ve started another Etsy shop. We have decided to call this one Great Lakes Craft. We also have a Facebook page to follow along too! This one my husband helps with. He bought a machine for his business and I was like, I know I can use this and I know that we can make good money with what I want to make, so we tried it, and so far after just a few weeks, sales have been constantly coming in!
I know can offer wood monograms and engraved cutting boards(will be adding in the next day or so) in my shop! I’ll be making more custom items later once I learn the software to design more, but these are turning out so cute and beginning to be a BIG seller for us! I can’t wait to see what the holiday season brings for us!
We are already super busy with kids sports (hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball) so adding in this and a full time job, CRAZY!!! But being able to be an entrepreneur and do something at home is amazing! I love having that creative outlet to make things and also the extra money we get while doing it!
If your interested in purchasing a wood monogram, I can do other fonts too! Just message me and ask! Go ahead and check out my pages for more information!