Labs are Etsy’s interactive classrooms, a place to hang out, throw
paper airplanes and share skills. Keep an eye out for some specific Virtual Labs
events this month to help sellers and shoppers get prepared for the Holidays.
Want to host your own workshop or meeting in the Virtual Labs? Fill out an application here!
The following schedule covers October 6th to October 10th, 2008 (all Eastern Daylight Time). The schedule posted in the Virtual Labs is magically in *your* time. If you are confused, just click here to see what’s coming up in your real time.
- Newbie Chat with Danielle and Julie — 3pm in the Treehouse. Newbies! Get your questions answered here! Julie and Danielle can help get your shop started on the right foot.
- Craft Night! — 5pm in the Treehouse. Fall is in the air! This week we’ll be making
pumpkin pincushions. We will demonstrate
how to hand sew and embellish these lovely little creations. These
pincushions make wonderful gifts and decorations for the fall. This
project is open
to people with all levels of sewing experience.
- Show and Tell for Sellers — 7pm in the Lounge.
Come share what you are working on! Everyone will get their own time
to talk about a project they are working on and get feedback. Come
with links to pictures of your work in progress, or if you have a
webcam, you can show us live!
- Newbie Chat with Danielle and Julie — 4:15pm in the Treehouse. Newbies! Get your questions answered here! Julie and Danielle can help get your shop started on the right foot
- Show and Tell for Buyers: Halloween Party Items — 4pm in the Lounge. Hello Shoppers! Throwing a Halloween party? Come see what fun Halloween items Etsy has to offer! Together we’ll make a Treasury!
- On-The-Fly Critiques with the EtsyLabs ladies — 5pm in the Treehouse. Pop in for a mini-critique with some experienced sellers and Etsy admin.
- How-To For the Holidays — 4pm in the Treehouse.
Every week we’ll be hosting a How-To for sellers to help you get ready
for the holiday shopping season. This weeks topic: Shipping and Packaging for the Holidays.
- Bead Art Originals Trunk Show – 7pm in the Treehouse. Hello, Shoppers! Come join the Bead Art Originals Street Team as we show off our unique, original jewelry and bead designs. Artists include beadweavers, lampworkers, polymer clay artists, and more; and several of the participants are offering special promotions for the Trunk Show.
- On-The-Fly Critiques with the EtsyLabs ladies — 3pm in the Treehouse. Pop in for a mini-critique with some experienced sellers and Etsy admin.
And now—a few of my favorite Halloween Party items on Etsy! Enjoy!