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The Circle of Trust Archive

The Circle of Trust is the paid subscriber content for listeners of the Adventures In Design podcast. Containing over 300+ episodes and 500 hours of design, illustration, printing and business tips n tricks. Hear every episode in it’s entirety! The Circle of Trust has the full Adventures In Design audio catalog, featuring every episode with bonus content added or you can choose to go straight to the bonus content. Every topic possible on following your creative passion as a hobby or career has been covered in this collection and we’re not even close to finishing the conversation adding another 200 episodes in 2016. 

196 - Sara Dick “Crafty Bastards”

David Defeo

Sara Dick is the creator and festival director of Washington D.C.’s Crafty Bastards. 

Talking Points You’ll Hear on Episode 196
- Why it’s important to fully explain to your customers and even to craft fairs that your items are made by hand by you.
- How having your artwork hanging in someones bathroom is really the best compliment.
- The importance of charging admission for events and how to use that revenue to strengthen your event.
- The event decision to put everyone under giant festival tents versus having all the vendors in their own tents.
- Mark makes a list of services and perks that makes Crafty Bastards the most artist friendly event that he’s ever sold at.
- Making your event part of the community.
- After 11 years of running Crafty Bastards Sara tells us how the makers, products and customers have changed over the last decade.
- In a personal moment Sara shares with us the roughest part of her last year and possibly her life.
In The Circle of Trust (paid content bottom file)
- Our most detailed description ever in how to apply successfully to be a vendor at events. Sara give us all the most honest and insightful look at what to do to get picked.