June 2015

String Player Fashion Statement - All About that Bass!

June 30, 2015 19:48

Dear Readers,

String Players make Statements with Wearable Art
(or All About that Bass)

As a music themed artist my (Violettes by Becky) Gypsy Violin was accepted for display at the Tyson McGee Airport (Knoxville, TN) Arts in the Airport Exhibit - quite an honor for me. This piece was created for a project in conjunction with a story written by composer writer Paul Brody who resides in Berlin, Germany.

I have a hobby type small business making violin purses that string professionals love as gig bags for spare strings, metronome... When a cellist requested a larger size, I turned the violin bag vertical. So when I went to the International Bluegrass Festival last fall as a vendor (my very first time as a music festival vendor), everyone walking by said 2 things that really stood out. 1) You're a genius and 2) Look at all the Bass Purses! At first, I didn't know what these people were talking about (on both accounts - and still don't on the genius thing!). It took me this long to figure out that string players CAN make a universal fashion statement! As a gig bag, I think my merchandise competition is, well.. maybe a baggie. But Can you imagine everyone walking around with Violettes by Becky vertical Violins?? (We have black and brown leather versions now for men.) What FUN that would be.


I thought this would be a fun way to present the purses/gig bags. They are designed very specifically for string players, and are boutique quality. Be the first in your town to make this fashion statement!

Sincerely,

Becky
PS. All About that Bass

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