Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Patterns about to be published!

I am so excited - I have two patterns about to be published in Shannon Okey's (aka Knitgrrl) ten book 'FRESH DESIGNS' series. I can't show pics until the books come out - but, honestly, it's like being pregnant! I feel like I'm about to give birth!

The Cooperative Press facebook link is here. The concept is fascinating - the Company take all the responsibility to publish the books, photograph, present, promote (that's a lot of alliteration?) - and the designers pay nothing. Then the remuneration comes from Royalties - a third of the profits go to Cooperative Press, and the remaining two thirds gets divided up between the ten designers in each book. So I'll get 'divvie's' once a year - might not be much, but hey! my name will be OUT THERE as an up and coming designer!

We were invited to submit up to three designs for anyone of the following books: shawls, scarves, hats, gloves, mittens, kids' sweaters, womens and mens' sweaters and toys and bags.
I submitted three and got two accepted - a shawlette and a toy. Watch this space!

7 comments:

Shani said...

WOWEE.... well done you !!!!!!!!!!!! check you out there great one...

hugs and can't wait...
Shani

Rosie said...

Ooooo, exciting! Well done :)

Siân said...

Hi Terri
tried emailing you a few days ago. it'd be nice to get intouch
Love Woo xx
tidiganu@googlemail.com

Siân said...

Hey you
it'd be nice to get in touch
Woo xxx
tidiganu@googlemail.com

Pearlesyarn said...

Hey, that's so cool, well done you:-)

antsandjane said...

Hi Terri, Just anchored on the Tamar river in Tasmania, lots of knitters & spinners here...have passed on your blog address to keen Tassie spinner...great news about the patterns. Fancy me having a famous sister. Love n hugs JaneXX

TutleyMutley said...

Waves at everyone! I've emailed Sian (blast from the past!) and I'd just like to point out to sis that having a couple patterns published in knitting books does not a famous person make [grin]