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Final Shop Release of 2019

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Final Shop Release of 2019

This year has been such an exciting flurry of events and new plush designs! I am so grateful for all of your support and encouragement throughout this year. I'm doing one last plush preorder for this year. My shop release is happening on Saturday, November 23, at noon(EST). ❤ Each new item will be limited since I make them all by hand. Due to prepping for MAGfest and Katsucon, my next shop release will take place in late February 2020.

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Now Offering Sezzle!

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Now Offering Sezzle!

I recently discovered a really cool app for my shop called "Sezzle." After thoroughly researching about it, I've now added it as a new checkout option on my shop! When you choose Sezzle at checkout, it splits your total purchase into four payments over a six week period. Only 25% of the total is taken upfront, and there is no interest or extra fees collected from you. You do have to create an account with them, but it's really easy and quick. I pay a Merchant Fee to use their service, but I think it's totally worth it! They also have a...

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Personal Loss

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Sadly, my Grandma passed away this week. I feel badly that I wasn't able to visit more, but unfortunately she lived twelve hours away. I will admit that we were never very close, but she is the one who taught me how to sew when I was a little kid. I have thought about her many, many times since I've made a career out of that simple lesson, but it's something I never discussed with her or thanked her for. I really regret that.  I feel very fortunate to have been raised with two sets of grandparents- Grandma and Grandpa...

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Why Preorders?

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I honestly cannot remember who I had this conversation with, but it was along the lines of me wishing I could offer more of my handmade doll designs when I add them to my shop. I would only add the ones I’d finished sewing, which meant there would only be one or two available.  For anyone new to my work, I’ll quickly clarify why this is an issue for me:  In addition to sewing plush for my online shop, I also need time to make, package and ship open orders. I also need about a month’s worth of time to...

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2018 Thoughts and Plans for Next Year

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2018 Highlights I made over twelve new or variant plush designs this year in addition to a set of new enamel pin designs! The enamel pins were graciously funded by my amazing Kickstarter backers.  I also vended in twelve shows this year! I think that’s a new record for me!  2019 Business Plans There are […]

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