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Monday, November 3, 2008

Holiday Calendar

The Etsy Knitters Team will be hosting a Holiday calendar.



Time Frame:
December 1st through January 6th

Description:
Etsy Knitters Team will host a Holiday Calendar on our team blog throughout the month of December and up till 3 Kings Day. On each day, the blog will feature at least one of the following: a link to a free knitting pattern, a link to a free tutorial on making handmade Holiday decorations, a free holiday recipe, or a picture of a holiday item for sale. All Etsy Knitter members are encouraged to submit entries for the calendar.

When to Submit Entries:
Today through Monday, December 1st

Where to Submit Entries:
Please send the requested information (see below) to EKMods AT googlegroups DOT com


How to Submit Entries:
As mentioned in the description, there are 3 different options you can submit to. You can submit information for one option or for all of them.

Option A: Link to a Free Knitting Pattern
Please provide the following information:

* Picture of knitted item
* Link to the free knitting pattern (Please note that this free pattern must be from your own personal collection and the copyright of the pattern must be retained by you. No exceptions.)
* Your name
* Name of your Etsy store and link to your Etsy store
* Brief description of your Etsy store
* Link to your blog, if applicable
* Link to your website, if applicable

Option B: Free Holiday recipe
Please provide the following information:

* Name of Holiday recipe
* Ingredients required for recipe
* Instructions for recipe to include mixing directions, cook temperature, cook time, etc.
* Picture of Holiday recipe, if available
* Your name
* Name of your Etsy store and link to your Etsy store
* Brief description of your Etsy store
* Link to your blog, if applicable
* Link to your website, if applicable


Option C: Free Instructions to make a handmade Holiday decoration
Please provide the following information:

* Picture of handmade Holiday decoration
* Link to the free tutorial (Please note that this free tutorial must be from your own personal collection and the copyright of the tutorial must be retained by you. No exceptions.)
* In place of the link, you may email the complete tutorial to include the following: a list of required materials, step-by-step instructions, any pictures taking during the process, and approximate time for completion
* Your name
* Name of your Etsy store and link to your Etsy store
* Brief description of your Etsy store
* Link to your blog, if applicable
* Link to your website, if applicable

Option D: Holiday item for Sale
Please provide the following information:

* Picture of Holiday item for sale in your Etsy store (no more than 2)
* Brief description of item
* Link to item in your Etsy store
* First name of designer/knitter/maker
* Your Name
* Name of your Etsy store and link to your Etsy store
Then, answer as many questions below as you are willing/able.
* What was your inspiration?
* How long did it take you to make it?
* Did you use any new techniques in the making of it?
* What made you choose the color(s) for it?
* Do you plan to make any more items similar to this one?
* Did you enjoy making it? Why or why not?
* Anything else you want to tell us about it?

How Else Can You Help?
I’m glad you asked. Please help us spread the word about the upcoming Holiday Calendar. Perhaps you can mention it in your Etsy store announcement, on your blog, on your website, on your Facebook, etc.

3 comments:

Sherri Crochets said...

This should be fun! I can't wait to see what everyone submits!

Sherri

metteb said...

WOW! I love Xmas, I love Calendars! and this is a new one:
Holiday Calendar! Sure there will be cool stuff to find here!

bubolina said...

this will be very interesting. i would like to participate in the calendar. not a great cook, so i can't promise a good holiday recipe.