Arts & Crafts Magazine

Copy Cats

By Fanciestrands @fanciestrands
Oh my! I totally sympathize with the feeling you get when you see your creative work has been copied.  In fact it happened to me this weekend. I use to sew for a national company and I designed my own bags and sold them on Etsy long before I worked for the company. The lady I worked for had no clue how to sew so she used a few stay at home moms and a factory. I designed many bags and hair accessories for her company but never incorporated my own designs that I sold on Etsy. After designing a headband for her and then she took it to the factory the same day to have it made because they were cheaper I cut all ties with her. Her business partner also bailed shortly after that. Well guess what? this weekend while was a my little town craft fair I saw her. Low and behold she copied to the tee - fabric,burlap,straps down to the very last pleat- my best selling bag. I was furious to put it mildly. Then she had the nerve to ask me if it looked familiar..... my reply: Yes, a little to familiar! Then I walked out of her booth. No! she did not ask if I minded if she used my pattern or even gave me a clue that she was. It really is not fair especially since we are both in the same city. I closed that Etsy shop known as StitchnStudio last year. I will however get over it and make it again and move on. Here it is:
Copy Cats
Visit Top Mommy Blogs To Vote For Me!

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Cats With Thumbs

    Ever wondered why cats stare while you're pouring milk? It's because they know that it is only a matter of time. That time is the only thing between them and... Read more

    By  Gerard
    HUMOR, RANDOM
  • Cats Arse Tattoo

    Cats Arse Tattoo

    CATS ARSE TATTOO OK i just HAD to post this! this is one of the funniest tattoos that i have ever seen, yet i cant help wondering if the person doesnt regret it... Read more

    By  Lauramoodley
    CULTURE, FASHION, HUMOR, LIFESTYLE, RANDOM
  • Buddha Cats: The Spirituality of Animals

    Buddha Cats: Spirituality Animals

    When we think of the word spirituality, we probably automatically associate it as being exclusively part of the human experience. Read more

    By  Soulthriller
    BODY, MIND, SPIRIT, SPIRITUALITY
  • The Cats Duet

    The Cats Duet (Duetto Buffo di due Gatti) by Les Petits Chanteurs A La Croix De Bois (The Little Singers of the Wooden Cross) during a concert in Seoul, Korea,... Read more

    By  Gerard
    CULTURE, HUMOR, RANDOM, THEATRE & OPERA
  • Certified Copy

    Certified Copy

    A British author is late for his own book discussion at a gallery in Tuscany, Italy. He has written a book that shares its name with the film's title, and is... Read more

    By  Kaiser31083
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Pictures Of Cats And Dogs Photobombing Each Other

    Pictures Cats Dogs Photobombing Each Other

    Photobombing is when somebody jumps into the background of what was supposed to be a nice picture, usually sporting a funny look on their face - thus ruining th... Read more

    By  Gerard
    HUMOR, RANDOM
  • Bengal Cats

    What breed of cat looks like a leopard, barks like a dog, and loves water? Answer: Bengal Cat! They are a relatively new breed of cat that came about by cross... Read more

    By  Catswalks
    ANIMALS & WILDLIFE, DESTINATIONS, ENVIRONMENT

Magazines