I wonder what the average number of prototypes is before a product is produced. With the shoe thing I am trying to come up with I think I am up to 3 or 4.
Today, I have been working on some puppet prototypes. The first 2 didn't work out that great but almost everything that doesn't turn out as planned, becomes something else. It is always interesting to see what they become. I saw a show once where they talked about things that had been produced, that didn't sell that great for the intended use, but were later manufactured in a different area for an alternative purpose. Some of them really took off in their new life. Wish I could remember an example.
The puppets may get a another chance to become puppets before I go to plan B. Puppets are just so cool. To turn them into something else would be like telling an artist he/she must become an accountant.
I do like the yarn I have been spinning out of 3 bins of colored bits of fleece that have been mounting up for a long time. I am using the yarn to make some small purses. I am really in color mode this fall.
Maybe I will go to natural colors when winter comes.
Anyway, I am having fun making prototypes of Pockets, Pouches, Purses, and Puppets.