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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Hampton Comicon Rolling In Fast!

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My plate is overflowing a bit right now, but so far I am on schedule with all shop orders and the Sweet Tooth Bat Kickstarter. In fact, the pins are scheduled to arrive today!! I’ve already put together the majority of Backer packages. The last to go out will be the Cute Bat Club tier, […]

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How to Print Your Own Artwork

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The last few years I’ve been doing more with my artwork instead of just sewing plush. I’ve really enjoyed this transition and hope to continue with it! When I first started doing digital art (and wanting to make prints of my traditional work) I really had no idea how to go about it. This post […]

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Sweet Tooth Bats Pin Kickstarter

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Kickstarter Link: I am so excited to announce that this Saturday, September 1st 2018, I’m launching a new Kickstarter project for Sweet Tooth Bats hard enamel pins. They will be 1.25″ in size, have a rubber clutch, and come with their own cute backing card. There will also be two special Reward Tiers limited […]

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Enamel Pin Project Final Hours

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We are currently in the final hours for the Norfolk Merdogs Enamel Pin Kickstarter. Thank you all so much for helping these pups reach over 200% funding!!! Yesterday, I adjusted the first Stretch Goal to include ALL tier level Backers: If you would like to pre-order any of the merdog enamel pins or stickers, here […]

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