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new year, (time to make) new plans

IMG_0863I don’t always think much about the new year. I’m not one to make much for resolutions or anything like that, but it seems to be that this year my culmination of unorganized resulted in the beginning of this year being far more organized than the end of last year. Hopefully that trend continues…
I haven’t spent much time thinking about Bonnie Maille’s plans for this year – that will come when I’m settled slightly more into normal life and out of holidays, but I do know that I want to be active within my business. I’m planning on doing some chain maille classes at Diva Beadz, a local bead shop. I’m hoping to also do some classes in schools, as well as collaborate with Peridot, a local jewelry shop that just opened this past November. I’d also love to do Comic Con again. I still have a lot of stock to update, and I also want to do some more exploring into new designs, particularly using more matte colours. The future will be interesting, and I’m looking forward to seeing where it’ll go.

SAGE

A week ago I got to go to the Home Ec. division of SAGE (the Special Area Groups of Educators). Unfortunetly, my website wasn’t working at that time, so I couldn’t update you about it at the time. But now that it is working…

SAGE is a teachers’ professional development conference, and I presented a workshop on teaching chain maille in the classroom, as well as had a display there. I think it went really well, even though I didn’t get nearly as many participants in my workshop as I had hoped for. I think, though, that I’ll be getting at least one more workshop booking through this.

SAGE was a huge opportunity for me, and I’m really excited that I got to participate in it.The event itself was a lot of fun, and I really hope I can go back next year.