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Meet Jess + Gogi


Hello - I'm Jess and this is Gogi! We are blessed to be living life in San Diego, California.

As a child, I was fascinated by my mother's talents as a seamstress. I would hover over her shoulder and watch in awe as she effortlessly operated the sewing machine and transformed simple fabric and thread into stunning garments. Inheriting her creative and crafty genes, she passed on her skills to me by teaching me the art of sewing. This opened the doors to a world of artistic exploration, including drawing, painting, jewelry-making, clay sculpting, cross-stitching, and more.

In 2022, I finally took the leap and became a small business owner. My passion for crafting and love for dogs merged to create BARKS & CRAFTS, a small business that offers unique, handmade snap-on bandanas for pets.

I am so grateful to have pups from all across the country wearing pet bandanas that my mom and I created with our own two hands. 

Thank you for supporting and following along my small business journey.



Gogi is a 2-year-old French bulldog who entered my life in February 2021. We have been inseparable ever since. 

Gogi (고기) means "meat" in Korean (think of the word bulgogi for KBBQ) and the name is so fitting for him since he's such a big meatball!

Gogi has a silly and goofy personality, making him a funny character with a big heart. He is very sociable and loves to be by your side. His favorite toys are ducks, but he also enjoys chasing a Swiffer during playtime.


Little Italy Wednesday Mercato

Hours: 9:30AM - 1:30PM

January 2024 - 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

February 2024 - 7, 14, 21, 28

600 W Date St, San Diego, CA 92101

JOIN us every thursdays at

North Park Thursday Farmers Market

Hours: 3:00PM - 7:30PM

January 2024 - 11, 18, 25

February 2024 - 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

3000 N Park Way, San Diego, CA 92104