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Having not been to a craft fair since before Christmas perhaps I was out of the swing of them but I have to admit to being  dispirited last Saturday at Rustington Parish Hall.  My table looked attractive and the public said nice things about my work but chose not to buy.  The day was bright and sunny on the South Coast, although the wind was still cold.  Plenty of people came through the doors but it took well over an hour for me to make my first sale.

Contrast this with yesterday when I had a little stall at the My Favourite Things Spring Fair in Broadwater Parish Rooms – within an hour I had taken my table money and knew it was going to be a successful day.  And so it was …

It was a lovely small old fashioned venue, just right for a fair selling handmade and vintage items.  All the stalls looked lovely and there were lots of original things to buy.  There was tea and gorgeous home made cakes, fresh flowers and lots of customers all having a browse and making purchases.  Five hours flew by and it was soon time to pack up.  I did so with renewed confidence in my crafting and the hope that I can go back to the next fair organised by My Favourite Things in November.

My Folksy shop has been a bit neglected for a while so, with new found enthusiasm, I have listed a couple of  items today …OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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