Friday, August 20, 2010

oh no... another mouse!

This is Minkie.. I was looking at all the wool roving I have in preparation for a trip down to Tulsa to see our son (have to HAVE handiwork ready for those times when my husband and son do "guy" stuff) and just couldn't resist doing something. Minkie is the result.... He's hiding in a cute little Chinese Take out box.
Minkie is fuzzy. I made him from a roving of blended fibers - some long, some short etc. The result is a fuzzy mouse!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Eeek a mouse ...again!

Smidge the mouse has been stealing my veggies... a tomato, broccoli and a cabbage. I think it's almost dinner-time. See the look in her eyes?

Smidge is on BearPile....

Sunday, August 15, 2010

collection on ArtFire

Today I worked my way through the intricacies of making an ArtFire collection... easier than etsy and one doesn't have to wait for an empty slot! I "swear" techies don't think the way I do... but I did succeed and here it is


Another thing I like about ArtFire's collection set-up... it automatically informs the seller that you've added his/her item to your collection and provides a link!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

learning my way through etsy

I'm still learning my way through the intricacy that is known as This wasn't too big a deal until lately when my sales began increasing... a fantastic thing, wouldn't you say!? So with a little work I figured out how to expand my shipping options and how to do a reserve listing!

I think the techies at etsy don't think the way I do...

I have listed "Lily the lilacpoint Siamese" using all my new shipping knowledge... the "reserve" one is gone, paid for and shipped!

Monday, August 9, 2010

How about a panda?

This is PingPanda.... a little 5.25" anime-style bear. He comes with his own lunch... bamboo ( made from polymer resin). We wouldn't want him to get hungry, would we?

Ping is all boxed up and heading out to California

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Scruffie is headed to Australia!

Scruffie and his friend Tammy are headed for Australia!! I was lucky to find his sewing basket on one of our trips back and forth to the lake house ( Gravois Mills, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri).
School has already started for my teacher/daughter... the kids start the 18th. Makes me wish for the "good ole days" when school started the Tuesday after Labor Day ( first Monday in September). The school buildings are HOT... not surprising since the temperatures have been flirting with almost 100's! I'm sure everyone would rather be swimming!

Sunday, August 1, 2010

learn bear making

Hi everyone... here's an email I received. I signed up too!

Hello Friends,

I just wanted to tell you all about a free bear making class put on by EbearZ University. It starts today and you do have to register but it's FREE! I'm doing it just for fun and to perhaps pick up a few tips from Nancy. If you've never made a bear before but always wanted to learn how, sign up. You have a week to finish the first lessons. That would still give you time to gather supplies. I think it's fantastic of Nancy Tillberg to do this and wanted to make sure to pass the info along.

Here's a link!


Alison McKee ( eteddys)