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Quatchi Is Delicious #3

This Quatchi cake by Alyssa Fahlman is amazing. Not only is it beautifully detailed, but Quatchi is sitting up!

I like his mitten-paws:

You can watch him being decapitated here:

This great cake was made for a baby’s birthday celebration:

The Cake-ka-tiers made these fun mascot cupcakes:

And finally, Baking With Sneakers had these delish Quatchi cupcakes:

Here’s Quatchi enjoying one:

–Eliza

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Quatchi Crafts #2

You might have seen the Quatchi crafts that we enjoyed making, and it looks like some other people have been having fun with their own Quatchi crafts. This kid looks pretty stoked about his Quatchi paper bag craft:

Sue of I Purr-Furr to Craft made some awesome plush mascot figures. Here’s Quatchi solo:

And with his mascot crew:

And Weebill has this interesting bead craft of Quatchi’s face:

–Eliza

Quatchi Watch Road Trip, Part 3

Everywhere you turn in Vancouver, you see Quatchi.

By the Olympic flame:

On the SkyTrain:

At the Robson Ice rink:

Out and about downtown:

At London Drug:

And driving down the street:

–Eliza

Quatchi Watch Makes News!

Quatchi Watch made the news today! Check it out:

Shawna Richer of the The Globe & Mail wrote about the mysterious appeal of Quatchi, and Quatchi Watch got a sweet mention right up at the top! Check out the whole article right here.

If anyone up north wants to send us a hard copy, we’d be totally thrilled! Just leave a comment and we’ll send you our address.

— Eliza

Quatchi Crafts!

I’m hoping that closer to the games there will be a huge surge of awesome Quatchi crafts. For now, here are the fun homemade Quatchi goodies for sale on Etsy.

A crocheted Quatchi hat:

A Quatchi pin:

A pendant made from the Canadian Quatchi stamp:

In the near future we will have our own Quatchi craft to share with everyone…stay tuned!

–Eliza

  • Quatchi the Activist

    Here’s Quatchi reading up on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms:

    This is just one of many mascot photos by Canadian Flickr-ite The Blackbird. He’s got a whole set of great photos showing the mascots all over Vancouver doing things like dumpster diving and sleeping on the street to highlight that money spent promoting the Olympics could have been better spent on more pressing things like alleviating hunger and homelessness. While I kind of love all the ridiculous Quatchi excesses, I have to say he’s got a point…

    –Eliza