Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Member Spotlight: KnittingGuru/BurryBabies

Name: Veena Burry   
Age: Not born yesterday LOL
KnittingGuru --
BurryBabies --

What kind of things do you make?

I make hand knitted and crocheted clothing and accessories for women, men and babies.

How long have you been doing your craft?

Since I was 4 years old.

When did you start selling & what inspired you to start selling?

I sold my first things -- 2 custom made woolen skirts for sisters -- when I was in college.

Is this your full time job?


What are your hobbies?

Knitting, crocheting, designing, gardening, going to classical concerts at Lincoln Center and to the Metropolitan Opera, eating out in NYC

What is your favorite color?

What is your favorite color combination?
Hard to give just one...
Black and Red
Blue and Green
Purple and Green

Which colors do you use most in your work?

I'm so infatuated with color that I use them all.

What is your number one tip for success?

I need more than one!
Attention to detail
Design ability
Good customer relations
Good photographs
Good advertising copy

What do you think is the most fun way to promote?

I love Facebook and Twitter. They're quick and enjoyable. You meet so many great people too.

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