Renegade Craft Fair – San Francisco – 2013!

Renegade01Wow, what a weekend! We vended at Renegade Craft Fair in Fort Mason on Saturday and Sunday, and it was quite the whirlwind! A lot of people were really complimentary about the booth and the stuff in the booth, and that was super nice.

Renegade1On the first day, Tiffany Star helped me out in the booth, and it’s always fun to have girlfriend time while you’re working a show. I kept forgetting to force her to take a picture with me, though. DOH. Luckily I found one on Instagram. HAHHA. (Instagram photos are at the bottom of this entry.)

Renegade2In case you hadn’t been following along, I was going for a Carnival theme for my booth, and I tried to incorporate some new products to match that theme, like corn dog pen cozies, cotton candy pen cozies, soft pretzel brooches, and snow cone hair clips.

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I get really worked up and sleep-deprived over each craft fair, and sometimes I wonder if they are bad for my health! But this fair also reminded me of all the new and old friends I get to see, and that’s really what makes the whole thing so fun.

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Here’s a blurry pic I stole from Mali who has been visiting my booth for years!

Renegade10Here’s a collage of photos from Instagram. Top left: me and Susan from ModCloth.  Isn’t she the cutest pixie ever? Top right: stole this pic from Zambi. I told her to take a pic WITH me, but I was denied! :P.  Middle left: There’s me and Tiffany. I think what’s happening here is, whenever people asked, “Is it ok if I take a picture?” I never knew if they meant the booth, or also me/us in the booth, so usually, I wouldn’t look at the camera or try to look a certain way, in case they were just taking a picture of a pizza hair clip or something. Then, you get pics like this where we are kinda like MEEHHHHHRRRRRRRR….   Middle right: There’s the adorable Ahoy Miss in the Ice Cream Scoop scarf I just designed! The last two pics are me and Danielle/Ahoy Miss being goofy.  Do you like our dresses? They are by Sourpuss, and you’ll be seeing a lot more of them soon….

I was going to post a video, too, but I didn’t get very good video of my booth, and I didn’t really record anything overly interesting. There’s just this one clip of when we threw Danielle and Jose in the back of our Uhaul van….

And for those of you familiar with how I do: I will be posting a Leftovers Sale on Etshy with craft-fair-pricing on some items as soon as I can. The sale usually lasts a week. I’ll try to take photos and get them up by the end of this week, but I also have a new Michaels.com pattern to bang out as well!

 

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19 Responses to Renegade Craft Fair – San Francisco – 2013!

  1. claire says:

    It looks so good!!
    I love what you did with the goldfish, such a cute idea!

  2. it was tons of fun to follow along on instagram – i think this was your best booth ever – the prod’s you made to go with the theme were crazy cool! can’t wait for the sale and the new michaels project!

  3. Kimberly R says:

    Your booth gets better each time! A great vision come to life. Gotta get me one of them pen coozies.

  4. Shahama says:

    im wanting to order a bunch of stuff (snowcone purse, corndog and cotton candy pens and a pretzel pin) where can i go??

    • TwinkieChan says:

      Hi! They will be in my Etsy shop, but I have to photograph and list everything. I’m hoping they’ll be up by Friday, and I’ll definitely blog about it.

  5. Renee says:

    How awesome! So bright and happy! 🙂

  6. Renee says:

    How awesome! So bright and happy! 🙂

  7. Monica Justice says:

    The pic about with your friend Mali, the reason your blurry and she is not, is your energy. a great deal of energy comes out in photos with an unusual blurr. Keep an eye on that you may find your blurry quite a bit. Its a good thing, its where your amazing creativity comes from.

    Here’s a blurry pic I stole from Mali who has been visiting my booth for years!

  8. Monica Justice says:

    sorry for the double post, I don’t usually comment 🙂

  9. june says:

    twinkie chan, i need to know where you got your yellow dress from – it’s super duper cute! your booth looks great, too 🙂

  10. Christina says:

    Your craft booth is the same colors as my craft room. I have light blue walls, white furniture, and cherry red accents! I LOVE IT! <3 I just purchased your book from your Etsy shop, (as well as your frosting pattern) and I can't wait to get it! I'm really wanting to crochet a kleenex cozy to keep on my craft room desk! I love your creativity! 🙂 Keep up the amazing work Twinkie!! 🙂

  11. Fiona says:

    Ohh I love the commitment to the theme, especially the win a fish prizes, so cute and clever! Everything you make is amazing!

  12. Ella says:

    You MUST MUST MUST come to the Edmonton Comic Expo! I think they still need a few venders. Here is the link: http://edmontonexpo.com/

  13. Natalie says:

    Hi, I love your booth! Will you be at the SF Renegade Fair in December? I was really hoping to go to the July one and see you, but I was unable to go >.<

    • TwinkieChan says:

      Sorry for the late reply! I will probably try to apply. You never know if you’re going to get in, so we’ll see!

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  15. El says:

    That is such an amazingly designed table, Twinkie!!!! Awesome!!! Do you have a pattern for the Goldfish Cracker Pins? Thanks!

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