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Kawaii Teru Teru Bozu On-Demand

I finished all my spring designs so it’s time to move on to summer themes. Teru Teru Bozu are handmade Japanese dolls that are hung up as good weather charms for rainy season. I originally drew one for my 100 Day Project, then made 4 in a sketchy style for a Patreon wallpaper back in 2019. Now they’re available my print-on-demand stores too.

Kawaii Teru Teru Bozu

This was a fun one to turn into a repeat pattern since they’re hanging on strings. I don’t think you would ever really hang them like this but it adds a nice pinstripe effect. There’s 4 different characters and one is based on the Teru Teru Bozu I made at Hyper Japan!

Kawaii Teru Teru Bozu at Redbubble, Society6, TeePublic & Zazzle
mini print at Society6, sleeveless top at Redbubble,
notebooks at Redbubble, TeePublic & Zazzle, cards at Society6 & Zazzle

Both the pattern and a single doll are available at Redbubble, Society6, TeePublic & Zazzle on all the usual fun products – apparel, stationery, art, phone cases, bags, homeware, kitchenware, bedding and lots more. Here’s today’s offers:


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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