Archive | October, 2010

little fat bird

20 Oct

This little guy is the stuffed animal I decided to make my nephew to correspond to his sisters’ birthday presents. His beach ball physique is a result of the pattern I drafted in an attempt to simplify the project.

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sugar skull mask

19 Oct

A quick break from the birthday presents for a Halloween treat.

I’ve mentioned Spoonflower and my obsession with random fabric designs before in this space. Well this project was my entry (now available for sale) for a fabric design contest featuring masks.

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kiri kiwi

19 Oct

My younger niece got Kiri the Kiwi Bird as her birthday present.

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charlie cockatoo

15 Oct

As mentioned previously, I decided to make my older niece Charlie Cockatoo for her birthday.

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new presents

14 Oct

It’s happened every year for the past several years. Around August, I enter a state of mild panic. Having completed my nephew’s gift in late June, it usually takes about that long for me to realize that I have birthday presents for both of my nieces that need done by the beginning of October.

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