Category Archives: Learning Curve

Samples from the New Factory, (Design) Patent Pending! & Other Updates

In our search for a new factory, we’ve been making samples. This post will showcase a set of the odd ones out. If you’ve been following this blog for some time now, then you have an idea of what each … Continue reading

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Progress Report: Dabbling

Above is a pic of blogger Joz and me. She’s trying to steal my bag. Anyway. The shortage of progress report posts lately is due to the lack of actual progress. Instead, I’ve been dabbling these days. Oh, lots of dabbling. … Continue reading

Posted in Business Development, Friends in the Trade, Learning Curve, Musings, One Step Closer, Personal, Progress, Promotional | 3 Comments

Nutshell Summary of Submitting Design Briefs

:: deep, long, drawn-out sigh :: We have parted ways with our Hong Kong / China manufacturer. I’m.. hm, okay, how do we put this nicely in a PC way.. well, personally, I’m done with China. I’ll summarize my main … Continue reading

Posted in Business Development, Design Conception, DIY Fun Post, Learning Curve, Musings, One Step Closer, Personal, Progress, Sketches SW, Unrelated | 7 Comments

Bringing Back Amaranth Rose; And A Wedding

I went on and on here about how much I love the above swatch color, which I am dubbing Amaranth Rose (previously referred to as Amaranth Pink in the linked posts). Then, with heavy disappointment, I posted here about how … Continue reading

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Progress Report (or lack thereof): Frustration and a Low Point

Please note: the above chart is not a real chart of anything. I’ve been dragging my feet about updating here because I have no good news and also because if I memorialize the situation in writing, then I’ll have to confront the reality of … Continue reading

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