1.25.2008

Olde Peter Rabbit...

Olde Peter Rabbit on eBay

This is my latest creation. He looks so much better in person. Pictures inside, just do not turn out as well as the outdoor pictures. I am going to just have to be satisfied, it is just to COLD to go outside to take pictures...

I listed him last night, on eBay. He will end on Tuesday evening. I have been trying to think of something really different, but nothing comes to mind. It seems like everything has been done and re-done. Then if you browse around on eBay and such, you read all of the listings that some have written and even making threats about copyright laws and such...

I just wonder what customers think, when they read the description. The way I feel is, everything has been done! Everything has been re-done! It is all the way one "perceives" it and "interprets" it! I think some doll makers are getting their undies in a bundle for nothing. Copyrights are practically not worth the paper it is written on, because if it is changed even 20%, the copyright goes out the window! Just Be Happy and Have FUN Creating, that is what I do. I do feel that if someone takes and uses a pattern, changes lets say a doll into a rabbit, or a girl, into a different "themed" girl...give credit!

I have been getting numerous amounts of emails and even phone calls from my good customers and such that have contacted me saying "people" are using my patterns and changing them up a bit, and not giving credit. Come on people, all I ask for is credit. At least if people just say here is a doll that I made and have it listed for sale...It is better then someone changing a theme, using a couple of my patterns, combinding them and calling them their own. God gave me two eyes to see. Please give me credit, it is just the right thing to do.

Ok, enough of that. Sorry for being a bit wordy, but some people had asked in the past couple of months, if I was going to continue to make patterns....This was part of the reason why I had to say what I just said and express my thoughts and feelings.

It is very cold here. My hands ache, they are cracked and they bleed every time I wash them. Lots of lotion, is the remedy. Oh and my Spring-Thyme Annie sold right away, Thank you my Sweet. I must go, I am meeting my sister for lunch. She works in town now, so that is neat. We can meet every now and then. Oh and you can visit her blog Symbols of the Soul

I hope you all have a good day. Stay warm. Toodles Kiddies, ~Tonya

3 comments:

lunara said...

is beautiful.. so cute!!

Sew Prim Khris said...

You amaze me with what you come up with..love everything you make.
Hugs Khris in Oz

kaniki's Inspirations said...

Your work is always gorgeous Tonya- and an inspiration to us all!! And you are sooooo right about all of what you said about patterns, copyrights, things already being done and re-done!! And especially about giving credit where credit is due!!

Hope things work out better and you start getting "good" emails instead of folks copying you!! It's such a shame!!

Prim Blessings!!
Niki