Do you make items to sell from Moogly patterns? Have I got a proposition for you!
Moogly, as some of you may know, started out back in the dark ages (2011) as a vehicle for me to showcase my own handmade items for sale. I was creating custom bespoke pieces, and eventually started sharing some of the patterns… and slowly but surely the designing and blogging started taking all of my time! And I was all the happier for it!
So when I stopped selling finished objects, I made sure to start noting that others were free to make items to sell from the patterns. As I say on the About page:
SELLING PRODUCTS MADE FROM MOOGLY PATTERNS:
I get a lot of requests to sell finished products made from Moogly patterns, and the answer is yes! As long as you don’t sell or reproduce the written pattern, you are welcome to use any of the free or paid Moogly patterns to make items to sell for charity or profit. I do ask that you include a link to the free pattern with credit for the design – on the online listing if selling online, or on the tag if selling at a craft fair or in a shop. This way everybody wins! Thanks so much!
From what I’ve seen and heard, lots of people have been selling finished items made from Moogly patterns – online, at craft fairs, to friends and family – and I think that’s fantastic! Making an income from your talents is always an amazing thing, and when you can do that you are living the dream! And I’m thrilled to be able to help people follow their dreams and support their families while earning an income from blogging.
However, I still get requests for finished items. And there are so many of you talented crocheters and knitters out there, I’m never sure where to direct these requests – I don’t want to leave anyone out! So I’ve come up with a solution!
I’m going to be putting together a Page here on Moogly, with links to all the shops and pages that sell finished items from Moogly patterns – at least, all the ones who let me know they’d like to be listed! This might just mean YOU! Right now, these are just going to be text links, and being listed will be free. However, in the future, once we get the page set up, I plan on offering featured spots at the top of the page for shops that wish to purchase small ads to highlight their own businesses.
So are you interested in getting your shop or page listed on Moogly?
Do you have a website, etsy shop, ArtFire shop, or a Facebook page where you sell finished items made from Moogly patterns? You don’t have to sell items made from Moogly patterns exclusively – but you do have to sell at least one.
If your shop qualifies, please send me an email as outlined below!
Subject: Moogly Shop Page Listing
Please include in the text of your email:
- The name of your shop
- The URL of your shop (the main URL, not a specific item)
- What categories or specific items from Moogly patterns you make for sale – eg: baby items, cowls, hats, all, etc.
Please note that I may add your email addresses to an email list to notify you of any changes/updates to the page as well as other pertinent info, and by submitting your shop you are giving me permission to do so.
Easy enough I hope! It may take me a little while to get the page up, because I want it to be organized in the way that makes the most sense, and depending on the response I get, it might be alphabetical, or it might be category based. (And you know, that whole blogging, designing, mommy thing does take a bite out of the day!) Once it’s set to run it will have a permanent spot here on Moogly. If you have a website of your own, please put a Moogly button (found in the left side column) on your blog or site. And I hope to hear from all you fantastic, talented sellers, and be able to support other crafters as we all make our way!
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I don’t currently sell items made from your patterns, but would love to… And probably will now that I know it’s allowed!!
My shop: Yarn Me Silly
What I make: I make and create anything that takes my fancy at the time… Hats, scarves, baby sweaters, blankets…
I also do small time hands tamped key chains, necklaces on copper.
Thank you so much for you patterns, and offering them, for FREE. You are generous individual, and I would love to include links to you if I list anything made from your patterns!
Hi Theresa! If you do start selling Fo’s from Moogly patterns, please email me in the format laid out in the post. Either way, good luck with your sales!
This sounds amazing! I don’t have a blog so I wanted to know if a Ravelry account could be used? I do so much work now that I haven’t found the time to start, I don’t want my blog to be boring! I would appreciate your thoughts on this. I’ve been following you for about a year and a half now. That is when I got my tablet. I’ve been crocheting steadily since then and I always look forward to your posts. Thank you.
Hi Gigi! You’re using your Ravelry account as a storefront, is that what you mean?
Yes, I also use fb, right now I’m showing some pics of my work. Up until this summer I’d been selling at craft shows. I also set up an Etsy shop but have not used it.
I haven’t sold anything from your patterns (yet!) but I did make one of your bonnets for one of my ‘sisters’ as a gift for her baby.
Can you put a button on a Facebook page? My business blog isn’t nearly as up to date and put together as my business Facebook page.
I make just about everything. I’m in a ‘making’ mood lately (I have a wicker basket full of already made items I need to photograph and put up!) so I’ll have to scroll through your patterns. I don’t have the income to purchase the ‘bought’ patterns (yet!). I’m hoping that with winter on the way business will pick up and I can finally purchase a few patterns I’ve had my eye on all year. I’m thinking I need to put a note on my FB page linking to all the lovely pattern designers out there that are so generous with their free patterns. I currently only have a few listed in the description portions of the albums, but have let all my customers know that they are not my patterns originally. It’s so hard for me to keep track, since I have my most favorite and most used patterns written down in a notebook I take with me everywhere. I often forget where they came from and of course every time I sit down at the computer to look it up again either the kids distract me or a new pattern does.
I don’t think you can put buttons on Facebook pages, but no worries, it’s not required – I don’t think you can on etsy pages either. Most of my patterns are free (all but 1!) and of course you’re welcome to sell FO’s from any of them. It’s a good looking FB page! When you do start selling items made from Moogly patterns, be sure to send me an email!