Denim, Denim, Denim


Denim, Denim, Denim

May 14, 2021
If you are thinking of creating a custom character one of your first thoughts will probably be ‘what will it be made of?’ Will it be plush, will it be fluffy, will it be made of cotton, satin or burlap? Will it be soft and cuddly or will it be durable, tough and rugged? What about denim? Yes, the same denim that your favourite jeans are made of can also be used in your custom creation. Denim...

The History of Cotton


The History of Cotton

April 16, 2021
Cotton is everywhere, and has been everywhere since seemingly the beginning of time itself. Today our clothes, furniture and toys can be made of cotton, and it wasn’t that long ago that there was a Civil War in the United States that had much to do with cotton and the slaves that grew it for their masters. In fact, cotton has been traced back as far as 7000 years. Scientists exploring a cave...

Care Bears


Care Bears

March 16, 2021
Back in 1981 there were characters created for the American Greetings Corporation for use on birthday and other greeting cards. These characters were colourful teddy bears that had special pictures embroidered onto their tummies to depict their personality. Tenderheart Bear sports a heart on his tummy while Grumpy Bear has a rainy storm cloud on his. There was also Cheer Bear, and Bedtime Bear,...

The Cabbage Patch Kid Craze


The Cabbage Patch Kid Craze

December 16, 2020
If you were a kid in the 1980’s chances are you had one. If you were a mom or dad in the 1980’s chances are you stood in line for one, or maybe you were in one of the many riots for one. They weren’t particularly nice looking and they were made of a combination of stuffed parts with plastic faces, but they were the ‘it’ toy of the decade. They were called Cabbage Patch Kids and they ca...

Polyester


Polyester

November 17, 2020
When you are embarking on your journey to create the perfect custom plush creation one of the things you have to think about is what your plush will be covered and/or filled with. While there are lots of choices, one of the most durable is polyester. It can be used for stuffing, it can be used for clothing or accessories and it can even be used for the plush project itself, depending on your ne...

The World’s Biggest Stuffed Animals


The World’s Biggest Stuffed Animals

October 24, 2020
Custom stuffed teddy bears have been made in all sizes since they were first introduced in the early 1900’s. It seems all the major retailers now have huge bears for sale at all times throughout the year, you can win huge animals at carnivals and what makes a cuter picture than a newborn snuggled on the lap of a giant teddy...

The World’s Smallest Teddy Bears


The World’s Smallest Teddy Bears

July 26, 2020
We have all seen custom teddy bears of all descriptions. There are the traditional brown teddies whose arms and legs can be positioned and there are the fluffy white teddy bears that children like to cuddle. They come in all sizes and shapes and of course, stuffies aren’t exclusive to bears, as there are all sorts of stuffe...

Why Create a Custom Plush Toy?


Why Create a Custom Plush Toy?

July 26, 2020

With all sorts of ready-made products just waiting to be bought in numerous stores, why create a custom plush for your next retail  or promotional opportunity? The answer lies in the word ‘custom’ by allowing you to cre...

Custom Plush Toys – Bring Your Creative Ideas to Life!


Custom Plush Toys – Bring Your Creative Ideas to Life!

July 23, 2020

You have your idea. On paper. Now all you need is for that idea to become a sample plush toy that you can hold, squeeze and inspect before you place your order. How does what you see in a picture turn into something tactile, soft and fun for all? Enter the Project Manager—the person that will see you through the entire pro...