My Makes · My Neighborhood

More progress with the Spice Market project and doll

Just checking in to share where I'm at with a few of my long-term projects. I have been crafting a bit more slowly recently, since I am officially back to work. Because of the Covid-19 issue, I've had to revamp all my lessons to go online for the foreseeable future - so I am plenty… Continue reading More progress with the Spice Market project and doll

My Makes · Treasures

Potpourri of crafty updates: origami and crochet stuff

If you have the idea that I'm working on several craft projects simultaneously, you would be correct. That's normal for me and crafts. I'm not sure why, though, because at my job or with people, I am focused and steadfast. Since coming back from Japan, I've done a bit more origami, and organized my huge… Continue reading Potpourri of crafty updates: origami and crochet stuff

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Projects update: Spice Market CAL and doll accessories

I'm overdue for a check-in with some of my current stitching makes. There is no solid reason why I let so many days go by without posting - I am in the middle of some unexpected downtime these days! If you've been watching the news, you probably know about the Covid-19 epidemic in Korea, and… Continue reading Projects update: Spice Market CAL and doll accessories

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New amigurumi to love: Koala + bonus make

My koala is finished! I started making him before I left for Japan. He is made from a lovely pattern by Storyland Amis. PHOTOS: amigurumi koala; pattern by Storyland Amis. His eucalyptus is my own touch. I used my favorite amigurumi cotton yarn, Phildar Coton 3, a French mercerized cotton, in colors Elephant and Noir.… Continue reading New amigurumi to love: Koala + bonus make

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New amigurumi to love: Ham’bear’gur

I just finished this charming little guy last night, after having this pattern on my list of "must-dos" for several months. You might remember I wrote last month about my favorite toy makes of 2019, and I should definitely include this little sweetheart in the line-up. PHOTO - Hambeargur pattern by Krawka Crochet. Complete with… Continue reading New amigurumi to love: Ham’bear’gur