Archive | May, 2011

shark pattern coming soon

6 May

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I’ve gotten permission from DIYFluffies to post the shark pattern I made that was inspired by her awesome Cute Penguin pattern. As soon as I convert it from a non-me-having-freehanded-on-paper pattern into some kind of usable format, I’ll post it here.

my future’s so bright…

6 May

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Today marks the first day of the year that I’ve needed sunglasses on my drive to work. Maybe winter really is over.

shark

3 May

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This shark was the last of the main Easter presents I made. This one was a really loose adaptation of the pattern I bought.

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vampire

3 May

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The second Easter present for this year: a vampire. In case it’s not noticeable, I didn’t really go with a theme this time around. I just bought a pattern and then tried to figure out how I could adapt it into 3 different toys for the three kids. Three toys out of a $9 pattern is certainly bargain shopping in my book.

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penguin

3 May

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This penguin was the first Easter present to be completed. As mentioned previously, I used this pattern by DIYFluffies on etsy.

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easter presents

3 May

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The nieces’ and nephew’s Easter presents for this year. (Bought this pattern on etsy by DIYFluffies and adapted it to make all three.)

Strictly speaking, Easter’s come and gone and these stuffy little guys are still sitting in my family room along with the books we bought. The kids were sick on Easter and we’ve not been able to match schedules just yet.