Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Is coming up in October. My beloved Plushteam is participating in an inspired fundraiser for the cause. We are all chipping in, creating new and original plush pieces to promote breast cancer awareness. Here are some of the entries so far: A Plush Deer in Pink from Emily at Follow the White Rabbit a OoAKie … More Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A Good Thrushing.

Well, Autumn is jut around the corner, and to celebrate, I present . . . the harbinger of Spring?!? The Red-Breasted Robin. I believe I have perfected my bird design by tweaking the wings just a bit from my recent canary. These are smaller and softer, without any stuffing in them so they bend, flap, … More A Good Thrushing.


Well, the winner of the final haiku contest of 2009 is . . . Merlin! With this haiku: My red, bloodshot eyes Tell the tale of my sleepless, blue eternity. Congratulations, and well done, all! Now take a look at the slimy, slithering little monster I’ve concocted: Just another juicy treat available in my Etsy … More Slithery


The Early Bird – a Fuzzy Canary with a heart full of love! Complete with awesome earthworm applique. I am totally going through an applique phase. Cute. Simple. You can buy it in my Etsy shop! An Avian Haiku: Just after breakfast I ruffled my feathers and Found I was molting! Don’t forget you have … More Cheep!

Field Trip.

I spent this past Labor Day weekend visiting friends in Ann Arbor, and I was lucky enough to spend a day in nearby Detroit, touring what is left of the city. Having grown up in Cleveland, I was a bit flippant about the day trip. “I know everyone says Detroit is a rough place to … More Field Trip.

Ghoulish and Ghastly

Well, I’ve been thinking. The Holiday Season fast approaches, and I am making an effort to be in as many sales, markets, and craft shows as possible in the upcoming months – which is a great thing! Unfortunately, that means I will be discontinuing the monthly haiku contest until January of 2010. (Wow, 2010 already!) … More Ghoulish and Ghastly