We Have Liftoff!

Today marked a new milestone in my business life. My partner and I finally launched the Scarlet Thread Web store. Of course, it's a work in progress, as most any store is. We'll be adding products, photos of threads (gah! the photography!), photos of finished work in the Gallery, and I don't know what all for the next several months. It's been a lot of work, but I'm pretty happy with the results. And I've learned perhaps more about html coding than I ever really wanted to know. Hahahahaha. Soon I'll be able to approach it with my usual aplomb. I mean, how hard can it be? And this time, I know the answer to that.


  1. SL,

    I had so much fun exploring your new web store in intimate detail this morning. I must have clicked on 100 different items! Never mind that fact that I won't finish my accumulated projects in this lifetime, now I need to learn to do the canvaswork. I may be requesting a lesson in July.

    Meanwhile, I loved the Shades of Winter kit. It's so very me. I guess that one's a bit beyond a starter project. (Starter projects are so lame.) And I loved Orna Wilis's Heritage--but not the colors. I can see that you're going to be feeding this evil hobby you got me started on for years to come.

    A quick comment: There were some photos that when they opened were really too small. And others, while of sufficient size, I still wanted to be able to look at closer. Is there any way to add an additional "view larger" button to see fine details?

    I really liked how you showed the fibers with the patterns for the kits. I think, whenever you have the opportunity to get a photo of a finished piece, you should add that as an additional image to the one of the kit photo. Get good quality photographs of all of your and your customer's finished projects onto the site.

    BTW, love the new look in general. The colorful fibers are very appealing and inviting. Hmmm, this is a rather long comment. You can delete it after reading if you want. Anyway, love the new store! I'm very excited for you and Dawn and look forward to learning new needlework skills! :-)

    Susan in San Francisco

  2. Thanks so much for your great feedback! The Shades of Winter Kit really wouldn't be too advanced, since it's mostly satin stitch. On the pictures, I have to update the small photos; we went with what we could get quickly in many cases in order to get the site up and running.

    See you in July and talk to you before then.

  3. Woohooo! As soon as Hell Week is over (at my job), I'll be rooting around the store!

  4. I checked out out your web store. The designs are beautiful! I'll be sure to purchase a few (I especially have my eye on "My Sister's Quilt"). First, I need to get some of my WIP's completed!
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