[vcf-midatlantic] Stickers Please Re: 2021 Event T-Shirts

Michael Brutman michael at vcfed.org
Tue Feb 9 02:22:54 UTC 2021

The stickers were returned to NJ along with the unsold 2020 shirts when I
left the national board.

I am particularly proud of them; two out of three were my design.  The
t-shirt was my design too.  I had a great year as a graphic designer. ;)

On Mon, Feb 8, 2021, 6:15 AM Sentry TV via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

>  Jeff
> At the next workshop, I would not mind laying out some money for a shirt
> and stickers if available.
> Mike Rosen
>     On Monday, February 8, 2021, 08:49:51 AM EST, Jeffrey Brace via
> vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>  On Mon, Feb 8, 2021 at 8:07 AM Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > Whatever happened to the stickers idea?
> >
> We had some stickers done for VCF PNW back in March 2020. I will have to
> see if we got those back over here in NJ. This is something that I will
> think about and work on as I make plans for VCF East 2020 and or the Swap
> Meet in April.
> >
> > I know there was some discussion but I don't know what happened?
> >
> Covid-19 happened. We had put out a survey of 10 sticker designs and I
> believe we took the top 3 and made them. We were going to sell at VCF PNW,
> which was cancelled and then VCF West and East went virtual so there was no
> opportunity to sell in-person and it wasn't practical to sell online at the
> time. I have to check in the boxes of stuff that was shipped back to NJ
> from Seattle to see if the stickers were included in the shipment. We had
> the swap meet in November, but the stickers and the 2020 t-shirts were in
> Seattle at the time. The swap meet was quickly arranged and it was our
> first one so there was little time to plan. We will have the VCF 2019 and
> remaining VCF 2020 t-shirts for the next Swap Meet April 24 (with rain date
> of April 25). Keep in mind there is limited sizes for the t-shirts, they
> are just leftovers that didn't sell before. We don't plan on printing new
> ones for the swap meet at this time. Also we have plenty of VCF polos in
> every size available.
> We also don't want to get too many of any particular swag before we have an
> idea of how well they will sell in-person. We have been brainstorming for a
> while about what kind of swag will sell or not sell. We will often try it
> out with a small quantity to see what will sell before scaling up or buying
> more for the next year. I know with East from 2019 there was a lot of
> interest in swag of all kinds and we sold out of many items that sat around
> not selling for a while from previous shows. It's always difficult to gauge
> what will interest people. We had coffee cups made for VCF West and PNW and
> very few sold and sat around for 2 or 3 years and then at East 2019 every
> single one sold out.
> >
> > On Sat, Feb 6, 2021 at 10:56 AM Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic
> > <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi Everyone,
> > >
> > > With the news that VCF East has been postponed to the Fall, we are
> > > able to move forward with one of many projects to give members more
> > > input into the day to day running of VCF.
> > >
> > > To that end, we're going to try a new approach to designing the T
> > > Shirts. For those who may not know, we design one t-shirt for all
> > > events in the year (VCF East, VCF West, and, historically, VCF Pacific
> > > Northwest).
> > >
> >

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