Yeti and Sasquatch Plush dolls
|Baby Yeti Vinyl Sticker Design|
Our Yeti and Sasquatch plush dolls are done! Yay! I have been reminded again how difficult it is to produce your own product. It was such a crazy process. There were times when I think "why am I doing this to myself?!" When it's my own product, I really do want to make sure it is "perfect". Well, as perfect as I can possibly make it with whatever means I have at least. Other than making sure that the translation of the design has to be done well, the materials also has to be carefully chosen. The colors of the materials also have to be just right. There were so many prototype revisions down to crazy changes on embroidery colors (subtle hue changes even) to make sure that everything looks right. My sister is the quality control girl and I couldn't do this with out her. She's so good at the little details.
|Baby Yeti Embroidery Details|
|Baby Sasquatch Embroidery Details|
|Bonus Pic of my 3 year old Nephew. Aww~|
By the way, we will be selling them at San Diego Comic Con this year. Please come by and support!
Our booth this year
It's SDCC 2013! We have a new location this year at Booth 5137. We really miss being next to our usual neighbors (Munky King
). However, this year's neighbors are super cool as well. We were next to Julie West
, Gary Ham
, and Scott Tolleson
's booth. They have super cute and unique artworks. Right next to us is the Wacom
booth too! After all these years, I finally found out the proper way to pronounce Wacom lol. They say it's Wah-com (not Way-com or Wack-om). Wa is a japanese word for "harmony" and Com is for "computer". The crowd! You can't even walk...
We have a few new merchandise this year. One is the Penguin superhero costume. I'm glad that they really made a lot of people laugh and they were selling very well. I also got custom printed biodegradable balloons of puffer seals made. I always thought they'd look super cute floating around the convention. Sunny handmade some pillow plushes of Narwhals, Alligators, and Puffer seals, and we also had glow in the dark drawstring bags too.
There were a lot of happy faces. Some customers would come by everyday to buy new things or at least to say hello. A lot of people came to tell me how much they still love their yetis and penguins that they purchased 2 years ago. A few people stopped by to show me pictures of the purchased artworks that are now framed and hung on their walls. I was so touched! We really try hard to make sure that all of our merchandise are well made with really high quality materials, so we are so glad that people are noticing and appreciating that. On Saturday, Frank Frazetta
's daughter came by and bought a lot of artworks. She said they are going in her dad's room next to his paintings! Camilla d'Errico
and the people from Woolbuddy
also stopped by. They are so sweet.
As usual, the cosplayers were amazing. There were also a lot of cool giveaways. Thank you James, Randy, and Sunny for helping out at the booth this year! The crew: Sunny, me, and Randy. Thank you James for working
at the booth while I stole these two out for pics.