small figures/ key chains
I was fascinated over sewing a plush toy after had a great pleasure on making turtle pincushion sewing kit , piggy pillow and tiger softies . To keep the momentum going and trying out others free pattern, I searched around and found this little puppy plush toy in Woman’s Day (Get the free pattern & instructions here ). This puppy is too cute to let go, so… a pair of them were born here, a male and a female puppy. I added a yellow tie for the male puppy.
Winter in New York City can be hard to love with its frozen sidewalks, dirty snowbanks, and bare trees. But this winter I'm counting on my new cold weather friend, the Purl Bee Penguin, to help me through! Its happy ovoid shape and graphic palette are sure to remind me that joy really does exist in January. Just ask an Emperor Penguin!
We were shopping around , down in Florida, after we went to the zoo several weeks ago ( yes, in Jacksonville…..some of you asked )……..and we stopped by a Pottery Barn Kids store. I’m a window shopper. Well, and an inspiration-seeker shopper. I love walking around and daring myself to find something I want to make. Ha.
So, it rained the other day. One benefit of Southern California sunshine, is that with rain, we usually get a rainbow in the deal. I run outside-- avec camera --toward late afternoon to see if the miracle of refraction has happened yet again. And look what rolls by! A "make love, not war" hippie car! Nutty.
Hand-painted zebra. 7 centimetres. Refer to elephant about sewing. Ears, tail, hoofs and mane. Glue 2 sheets of felt and cut out a circle.