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Maybe some of you remember that my tiny, one-person SunDog business makes leather and patchwork things. And I came up with - I think- with an original product - a hood for shepherds whistles. People who have bought them seem to be very happy with them, and I am happy because it is not easy to come up with something original these days.

 

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That would come in handy when you are doing close-up stuff in mud and manure, need your whistle handy, but don't want it splish-splashed with gunk before you put it in your mouth!

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I usually tuck mine inside my shirt, but that would be handy to have.

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They are becoming popular in Europe :) . People seem to think it is more hygienic that way, others wish to protect the whistle when it is something special for them,

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It would prevent a whistle from getting caught on fence wire and being broken that way, which is also a plus.

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Anytime you want :) . We have two types for the moon shape in the picture and the triangular - depending on the type of whistle. My email is majawn at yahoo.com .

 

I also have nice lanyards :)

 

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That's actually a clever idea. I generally tuck my whistle down my shirt, as I dislike having them dangle and swing and catch on stuff. But the other day was pretty warm and when I pulled mine out to use ... I'd sweated on the thing! BLECH! Did not taste nice. :wacko: Hope your new product catches on!

~ Gloria

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You might not want to do that when they get icy cold in winter, either!

That's actually a clever idea. I generally tuck my whistle down my shirt, as I dislike having them dangle and swing and catch on stuff. But the other day was pretty warm and when I pulled mine out to use ... I'd sweated on the thing! BLECH! Did not taste nice. :wacko: Hope your new product catches on!

~ Gloria

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See? They are indispensable. So remember when Sundog becomes the whistle hood tycoon, the kaptureks won't cost $5.00 like they do now ;) .

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How nice are those! Looks like Bonnie on the right.

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You should do a 'prices in euro' catalogue: whenever I convert from zloty to euro the prices come up frighteningly low. For example, 120 zloty keeps coming up as 30 euro for a harness (xe currency converter, yahoo finances converter).

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We are in the middle of fixing things up so some things may not work well.

 

An easy approximation is to divide the price in zlotys

to get dollars,

by 4 to get euros,

by 5 to get pounds.

 

So 120zł is more re less 40 dollars, 30 euros, or 24 pounds . So the converter works :) , so yes it is all very cheap now :) .

 

Sue, yes it is Bonnie on the right and Darine on the left and also here:

 

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Well, where's the "like" button?

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Tada! Me-very-own-fabric design from me-very-own photographs. There is still lots of room for improvement in the graphics department, but I think I am on the right path. These are all cotton (main webbing too) - special for summer , when the good working sheep dog needs to take a good dunk in the watering trough.

 

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These are all really nice, Maja!

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Thank you :)

 

And these went go to Scotland:

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And These will go to Holland:

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Designed partly to have a little fun - this is proving very popular among the beginners :)

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Well, I can say that, so far, I don't have time to read my wrist before I should have already had that command out there. But yes, I could probably benefit from wearing those, too.

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It is for very beginning beginners :) , because as soon as you turn your back on the sheep - it does not work (unless you cross your arms :lol: ). It is also a very nice conversation piece :) . Moreover, I also suggest wearing just one, then you don't really need to read anything.

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