Undead Tako

For years my brother has praised his Quality Analyst, saying how amazing she is, how she looks out for all the guys at work and is always stating that he really needs to do something special for her, however… never gets around to it. As a QA myself I know how important it is to feel appreciated, so I took it upon myself to make her a little sumthin’ sumthin’ to make her V-day special… :3

Undead Crochet Octopus

Undead Tako

She really likes zombies so I made her an “Undead Tako.” LOL! I’ve never made one before so I think it turned out okay – prolly nix the hair if I made one again tho!

Thanks for reading!

-Anna San

Counteracting Business Blues

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Whatever you do, or dream, you can begin it. Boldness has genius and power and a magic in it.

-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Currently reading Craft Business Power: 15 Days to a Profitable Online Craft Business by Jason and Cinnamon Miles to counteract my craft business blues and this was a quote they have listed in chapter 1. I think that this is a powerful message but I am repeating something a little more powerful from the paragraph above it…

“I am going to learn to sell online.”

I am not a business woman, I am however a crafter who loves what she makes and loves selling to people who love them too. To be completely honest, Youmacon 2013 was a bust in sales. I brought all these little guys home with me (as well as 85% of my other stock) and put them away in shame. I haven’t thought about them since. However they came out again today as I was working in my studio and the disappointment from the convention – along with all the other orders that haven’t come through – is coming back.

That’s life for ya.

I can only mope so long about this before looking for a solution. The first step I have chosen to take is reading this ebook.

Thanks for reading!

-Anna San