So, it was just about a year ago now that I listed my first item over on Etsy.
From there the whole operation sort of snowballed.
I came up with more designs.
Then I decided I wanted colored shirts. Dye them myself, oh yes!
And more designs.
And in-person shows.
And, now, I’ve got a pretty good set. I’ve got designs I’m happy with (though always brainstorming new ones), I’ve got colors I’m happy with (both dye and ink). I’ve got a pretty cohesive look.
But, well, I’m a little bored. (crazy, right?!)
It’s all become a little more production-y than I would like.
I dye the same orange. And I print the same brick red on that same rust orange. Because it works. And, I do the same with my other colors. And, well, it works.
But in the interest of keeping things interesting and fresh, a few things are going to change. Mostly, I’m going to start playing (again) with colors.
I’m really happy with the colors and tones that I have. Earthy shades, rich colors, good contrasts. I’m happy that the colors I’ve done can really work on boys and girls. Those things will stay the same, but I’m going to start doing some more color-mixing and limited dye runs. You’ll see more color. Different color. New combinations.
Oh, and have I mentioned that there will be more designs, new designs.