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Shipping Final Dates, SOWA Recap, and Holiday Wishes

December 14, 2015 Allison Frederiksen

Shipping Final Dates, SOWA Recap, and Holiday Wishes

Still in so much denial that we're mid-way through December. Here in Boston, we've had a few weeks of 50 degree weather. So deceptive to walk outside and have it feeling like spring is here!    This past weekend, Bamcat Handmade made its first ever appearance at the SOWA Boston Chrismukkah holiday market. What a warm welcome! Half of my stock was gone by Saturday morning!! One of the biggest hits was my Holiday Kitties Wrapping Paper. and my handmade bags got a lot of love! Next year, I'll be sure to have plenty more wrapping paper lined up.   ...


#SmallBusinessSaturday & SOWA Chrismukkah

December 14, 2015 Allison Frederiksen

#SmallBusinessSaturday & SOWA Chrismukkah

WOW. The last few weeks have been intense! Between sewing, painting, prepping for holiday fairs, and keeping organized, I'm ready for a vacation! Just gotta get through the holidays first!  I had my first #SmallBusinessSaturday sale this past weekend, and I'm happy to announce it was a HUGE success! I sold out of an item, almost sold out of another, and I've been working around the clock to replenish in time for my holiday fairs. This kind of craziness is what drives me, and I want to thank everyone who supported my little shop recently.   If you want to check...


The First Post

November 13, 2015 Allison Frederiksen

Welcome to Bamcatshop.com! Thanks for being here as I embark on my newest venture as a small business owner, showcasing my illustrative and handmade products all in a new, easy-to-navigate space.    2015 has been an incredible year so far. Not only have I been fortunate to show my artwork across several states, but I also won an Honorable Mention from the Annual 3X3 Competition for my textile designs. With this encouragement, and after buying a decent new sewing machine in October of 2014, I knew I wanted to make my handmade business dreams come true. Through over a year of practice and...