Wednesday 28 August 2019

The Sewing Machine Broke, Smooch's Tough Design Choices and The Cat From Quality Control - Says YES! on The Pet Parade 315 with Dash Kitten, Barking from the Bayou and US!

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What a week; we were making a few more snuggle mats and the sewing making started to smoke, so we had to take evasive action, get the fire extinguisher and put it out and the P.A. too who was using it at the time.  No she wasn't smoking it was just unfortunate fur her! MOL MOL [she wasn't impressed, though we think she should be grateful fur our swift thinking and action].

So anyhoo the machine is broken, we have to take it to see if it can be repaired this week, but the good news is, we have another one so the snuggle mat production line didn't get interrupted - WOOO HOOOO!

Smooch's Tough Design Choices

As chief designer this week at BBHQ, Smooch has had some really tough design choices to make, such as;  what colour pom pom trim to use on the snuggle mats, what size pom pom trim to use on the snuggle mats and what fabric to make the snuggle mats from - woah too much pressure fur sure!

Smooch's Tough Design Choices on The Pet Parade @BionicBasil®

At this point Smooch was a rock in a hard place and didn't know if he wanted to use the mustard yellow pom pom trim or the purple, like we used fur HRH Erin's mat. Choices, choices.... aftur an awful lot of deliberation he chose the purple.

**Meanwhile in another part of BBHQ**

The Cat from Quality Control - Says YES!

Melvyn is supurr focused when he's wearing his Quality Control Officers hat; just look at that intense concentration, nothing will distract him from his job - well a pile of primo catnip would but apart from that he's incredibly dedicated to the task at paw.

Melvyn Quality Testing on The Pet Parade @BionicBasil® QCO BBHQ

He likes to test things such as:-  mat comfort and size, overall springiness, fabric quality, fabric softness/smoothness/type, pom poms etc... its a furry involved job but it is rather rewarding especially when mew get pawesome feedback from extremely catisfied customers.

"Smooch, this one is a pass!" Melvyn shouted before he added it to the growing pile... see below.

 Snuggle Mats on The Pet Parade @BionicBasil®

These are the ones we've made this week.

If mew missed anything offur the last week, here's the latest posts fur your purrusal:
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  1. Smooch and Melvyn, you guys are doing a good job. The P.A. should be grateful that you kitties put out the fire,even if she was collateral damage. šŸ˜¹

  2. Whoa, that's some very tough quality control and product research, kitties! Nothing gets past you, I'm sure.

  3. mattz be total lee awesum witha cap a tul Z tho we due knot noe how ya stayed way frum chewin de pom pomz..... !!! N pleez ta tell de sewin masheenz smokinz knot good for yur health ~~~~~~~~~~~ second hand smoke N all !! :) ♥♥

  4. A smoking sewing machine? That sounds scary!

  5. Looks like you two have everything under control.

    I'm sorry about the sewing machine.

    Have a purrfect day. My best to your peeps. ♥

  6. Looks like the magic is still happening!

  7. Me-wow! The sewing machine actually started smoking??? We are glad everyone is okay! And also that you had a stand-in ready. Those mats are EPIC!

  8. Meow that post is pawsome. Love those crafts you made. Looks like you have everything under control. Put our link in.

  9. Oh, MY! What a great pile of pom-pom-y goodness!

    Good thing you caught the smoke and it did not become a conflagration...and even better?? The backup sewong machine. Phew on all counts!!

  10. Guys, that is one supersize mat you have made there – is like the Princess and the Pea?
    Smooch and Melv and top cats in the cottage industy, but what part are the others playing? Fudge on delivery duty, maybe ;)

  11. Those mats are epic! And I Love the photos of you kitties helping. Thanks for hosting. Have a great day! XO

  12. Wow! Those snuggle mats are so cute! Smooch does a catrific job! (Great pics)!


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