LaSalle Street Church Alternative Christmas Market - December 10
Good neighbor Pam is on the ministry team at the LaSalle Street Church at 1111 N. Wells in Chicago. This congregation hosts a fair trade market for local craftsmen. A win-win situation! Pam suggested I host a table on December 10, and so I am. Over the next two weeks I'll be adding to my exisiting stock of 20 Mors bags, several envelope purses, some Hobo bags, some one-of-a-kind things (like the MiPad case and the Serenity Purse), and beginning work in earnest on some Amazing Technicolor Dream Totes.
This is a huge step out of my comfort zone. To have to give thought to pricing and labeling and - HORRORS! - handling money are things I'd rather not do. However, I do have this stock of terrific items that just might appeal to some Christmas shoppers. And it's only from 10 until 1:30. Surely I can handle less than 4 hours. The one thing I was fretting about was a coat tree. I knew I would need one to hang my purses and bags from. And guess what John found in the basement. Who knew?