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ModSock: Extraordinary Socks

A project in Bellingham, WA by Urania Shaklee

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Socks for men and women featuring colorful, fun graphics.
Backers: 241
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $9,024 of $8,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Aug 8th (30 days)
Project By: Urania Shaklee
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Latest News

Final countdown!

August 7th - via:
We are just hours away from the end of our Kickstarter campaign! We are currently 111% funded thanks to 238 backers who have pledged to support the launch of our sock line. Thank you so much for helping us make the ModSock brand a reality! We have... (Read More)

Yippee! We did it! YOU did it!

August 6th - via:
THANK YOU so much for believing in this project and helping us reach our goal! We are excited and very grateful for your support. We will be working hard in the coming weeks to get these socks into your hands and on your feet without delay. Be sure... (Read More)

Just four more days!

August 4th - via:
Our first "Chasing the Carrot" sample socks had a rather ironic mistake: the tortoise and hare graphic had been accidentally mirrored so the fabled characters appeared to be headed in the opposite direction of the person wearing the sock... It was as... (Read More)

Because you can't wear just socks...

July 31st - via:
We've seen some strong support for our Kickstarter project in the last two days, and we are now 62% funded with just over a week left! THANK YOU! Remember, this is all-or-nothing, so please continue to share our link! Kickstarter is a great place to... (Read More)

Meet the monkey

July 30th - via:
This Friday ModSock is hosting a special event as part of the monthly downtown Bellingham Art Walk. The ModSock Kickstarter Mingle will be from 6-9 p.m. at our store at 1323 Cornwall Ave. Join us for refreshments, special surprises and... (Read More)

Yay! We've hit 50%!

July 28th - via:
Today we are officially halfway funded! I want to say thank you to everyone who has helped us reach this milestone by pledging and sharing ModSock's Kickstarter. We only have 12 days to go, but I have a feeling we can do this! ~ Urania  (Read More)

I am really real

July 26th - via:
Right now, 38% of the pledges ModSock has received are the result of Kickstarter references, suggesting that 38% of our backers are complete strangers who simply saw our project here and decided it is worth backing. This post is for the 38%. Urania... (Read More)

The power of Kickstarter

July 23rd - via:
We have a new product in our stores, and it isn't a sock! It's a Freaker — a beverage insulator with the amazing ability to fit every bottle. And here's what else — Freaker USA is a Kickstarter success story! That's right, backers just like you... (Read More)

100 backers!

July 22nd - via:
Today we reached 100 backers! Currently imagining the entire U.S. Senate wearing ModSocks, except we know our backers are much more attractive/cool/competent. Our total is hovering around $3,000, which means the average pledge for each backer is... (Read More)

Sock Monkey likes to dance!

July 20th - via:
It's been a big week for ModSock! We were featured in the Bellingham Business Journal, Ellicottville Times and on Radical Geekery. We hit 35% of our Kickstarter goal, reached over 90 backers and finished the packaging design for our socks.  And... (Read More)


July 19th - via:
ModSock's new line was inspired in part by customer suggestions. Now we want to hear from you! What would you like to see on our future sock designs?  (Read More)

Q. What happens to bad socks?

July 18th - via:
A. They become good little monsters. This guy was made from a sample sock that wasn't quite the way we intended. Our designs went through a number of revisions throughout the last six months, and as a result we have a box of rejected sample socks.... (Read More)

Details underfoot

July 15th - via:
You can always tell you're wearing a pair of ModSocks for two reasons: they are unbelievably cute, and they have our logo's roundel on the bottom of the foot. The RAF roundel began its life as a symbol of the British Royal Air Force in WWI, when it... (Read More)

About our stores

July 15th - via:
We are nearing the 25% mark of our Kickstarter campaign! Thank you to everyone who has supported us and helped us get this far so quickly. Some of you have visited us at our Bellingham, WA store ModSock, but we know not everyone has heard of us, so... (Read More)

Thanks for a great kickoff!

July 11th - via:
We are just one day into ModSock's Kickstarter campaign and already at 10% of our goal! Thank you so much for your early support! If you haven't already, please be sure to share our project so we can keep the momentum going. Let's do it!  (Read More)

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