Pricing your work is hard. Whether you’re a freelancer or you sell handmade goods, putting a value on something you’ve created is tough. It requires balancing a competitive rate with paying yourself what your time is worth, and for many people (myself included), it’s easy to undervalue your time.
In the past few weeks I’ve had a few people reach out to me asking about how I price the items in my Etsy shop. I’ve posted my response to a convo from another embroidery seller on Etsy below. I don’t think I have pricing completely figured out (after all, my shop is only a year old and is only a part-time project), but I feel like I’m in a better place with pricing than I was when I first sold my embroidery.Read more
On Tuesday, March 18th, Huge is having a flea market for local Brooklyn artists from 5:30-8PM. I’ll be selling emoji embroidery there AND introducing a new pattern. Come hang!Read more
On Thursday night, my emoji embroidery was part of the first-ever emoji pop-up market at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center in Chelsea. I had no idea what I was doing when I started. Here’s what I learned.Read more
I’m excited to announce that on December 12th I’ll be a seller in the first-ever Emoji Pop-up Market as part of the Emoji Art and Design Show. I’ve been embroidering emoji day and night in preparation and will be selling thumbs ups, poops, and dancers. Come by to check out the art show, say hi, and buy some handcrafted emoji!Read more