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Author Topic: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?  (Read 6283 times)

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Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« on: August 13, 2006, 08:05:04 AM »
We were just toying with the idea of a custom Cody plush toy, maybe not for now, but in a few years?
Found one site that looked interesing, i wonder if people know any others, or have ever bought such a thing for their organization..

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Have your idea turned in to the next blockbuster toy, or a great trade show giveaway. Whether it is very high retail quality, or a cost effective promotional item, we can manufacture and deliver a safe, good quality plush toy.
Minimum 500 order.


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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2006, 03:24:08 PM »
500 minimum is not bad. Still quite pricey though unless there's some remuneration involved.

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2009, 03:58:47 PM »
Well now it is a few years later and I want a Cody plushy!

Still, it would be quite a financial commitment - do we have the funds and do we want to spend it on plushies?

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2009, 04:08:40 PM »
Well we saw this sample one on their site:
http://www.customplu...display=&start=0
4a68a_horicon-goose-5.jpg

It looks quite a bit like cody, and they listed it as an example custom plushi made for about $6 in a run of 500.

So.. we could probably get a custom looking Cody plushy for $6 a piece.. That seems like a reasonable price per item, but the quantity puts it beyond our budget i'd say.  We'd have to order 500 of them which would be about $3000. 

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2009, 04:27:35 PM »
So near, yet so far... *sigh*

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2009, 06:08:50 PM »
So.. we could probably get a custom looking Cody plushy for $6 a piece.
Have you thought about the army of under-age Cody chicks forced out of the nest before dawn in order to labour at producing these?

For shame, I say!

Persist in this and I'll have you brought up before the beak.

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2009, 06:13:49 PM »
I am attempting to locate a pattern for the perfect cody doll. I'll mass produce them myself if I have to. No children will be laboring before dawn to make them, so don't worry.

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2009, 07:32:55 PM »
<devil's advocate>Keep in mind that underpaid factory work might be preferable to prostitution</devil's advocate>

I'd love a cody plushie :)
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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2009, 07:59:32 PM »
<devil's advocate>Keep in mind that underpaid factory work might be preferable to prostitution</devil's advocate>
What a fowl alternative that would be!

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2009, 08:13:48 PM »
No children will be laboring before dawn to make them, so don't worry.

That's as hard to believe as a politician's speech.  :down:

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2009, 08:25:46 PM »
I have located 2 patterns:

1. Cody during his 60's period (as mouser described it):

goose2.jpg

This one would need to be reworked slightly, to make the neck shorter, but I think it would look quite nice in the right colors rather than a weird patterned fabric, like they used.

2. Another funky Cody pattern:

goose1.jpg

Again, wouldn't be made with patterned fabric, and would be made with Cody's colors.

Personally, I think I like the first one better, but I'll have to see what happens (and how much they will cost to make)

Don't rush me and I'll see what I can do. Remember it will be just me working in this little NJ sweatshop, and I am a bit low on cash at the moment for supplies, and the fabric I would want to use for this is out of season. (not something the fabric warehouse near me usually stocks in spring/summer)

No children will be laboring before dawn to make them, so don't worry.

That's as hard to believe as a politician's speech.  :down:

I don't have any kids I could force to do it, even if I wanted to...my daughter is 23 and can't sew, and if I try to force my cats to do it, they will just lay on the fabric thinking I just bought them a new bed.

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2009, 08:30:57 PM »
I don't have any kids I could force to do it, even if I wanted to...my daughter is 23 and can't sew, and if I try to force my cats to do it, they will just lay on the fabric thinking I just bought them a new bed.

Good point!

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2009, 08:50:35 PM »
it would look quite nice in the right colors rather than a weird patterned fabric, like they used.
I'll have you know that fabric is torn from my favourite shirt, lost to me lo these 40 years!
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« Last Edit: April 21, 2009, 08:52:18 PM by cranioscopical »

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2009, 08:57:43 PM »
That second picture looks suspiciously like the penguin out of Wallace and Grommets Wrong Trousers (he was a master of disguise!!)
« Last Edit: April 25, 2009, 04:52:31 AM by Target »

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Re: Custom Plushies for your Organization? Where and How Much?
« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2009, 03:03:20 AM »
My only question is where is the plush coin he should be carrying?