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44 Hours of Traveling

Work In Progress Wednesday #18
After a week of travleing and visiting grandparents, I'm finally back home and back on the internet. I still need to recuperate from the 23-hour car trip home (Since I can't sleep… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/44-hours-traveling/

A Little Off Track

Work in Progress Wednesday #17
Craft-wise, this week hasn't exactly turned out as planned, so I will be pretty quick this week. I have two big projects I wanted to accomplish this week, but then I got distracte… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/little-track/

It Started Off a Little Rocky

Work In Progress Wednesday #16
But this week seems to be going pretty well! Monday was a sort of comedy of errors-- except it wasn't the least bit funny. I started the day out my trying to finish up the Mr. … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/it-started-little-rocky/

All Right... Back to Work

Work in Progress Wednesday #15
Good news! I have acquired a new bag of stuffing and amigurumi production will continue as scheduled! I have an alligator and a star that still need stuffed and finished, but f… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/all-right-back-work/

What a Day!

Work in Progress Wednesday #14
This will be pretty short today, because the entire house seems to be a work-in-progress these past few days. Renovating, cleaning, painting, carpeting... you name it, it's being … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/what-day/

Growth Spurts

Work in Progress Wednesday #13
My To-Do List just had a little growth spurt. It's becoming a recurring theme, actually. Usually around mid-month I get to a point where I just start catching up and getting to… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/growth-spurts/

Alyssa Has A Little Sheep (Or Seven)

Work In Progress Wednesday #12
Somehow, my no-less-than-four sample sheep for my upcoming pattern currently stands at about seven (well, six plus a custom-ordered sheep). Thank goodness I like making these shee… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/alyssa-has-little-sheep-or-seven/

Counting Sheep

Work in Progress Wednesday #11
Last week I asked for some help picking which of my sheep sketches I should turn into a pattern.   Well, I have to say I was quite surprised at the results! I assumed there … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/counting-sheep/

Amigurumi Explosion!

Work in Progress Wednesday #10
A funny thing happened this week... I got a little carried away with starting my amugurumi projects. My work-in-progress buckets now runneth over. But I am loving it! Seeing all o… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/amigurumi-explosion/

What's Black and White and Rainbow All Over?

Work in Progress Wednesday #9
Amigurumi, that's what! My baby afghan is finished which means I can start working on some amigurumi again. It's surprisingly difficult to get back into the swing of things aga… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/whats-black-and-white-and-rainbow-all-over/

Almost to the End...

Work in Progress Wednesday #8
My main focus this week has been trying to finish up a big custom order by the end of the week. Namely, getting the baby afghan done, among a few smaller items. I did manage to sn… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/almost-end/

Making Up for Lost Time

Work in Progress Wednesday #7
I complained a little bit on Friday about how last week seemed to fly by and nothing seemed to get done. Fortunately, this past Saturday through Tuesday has been a bit of an exten… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/making-lost-time/

A Promise Delivered

Work-in-Progress Wednesday #6
I know that last WIP was a little sparse for me, but when I said that I would have a pile of new things to show off this week, I meant it! While other things have gotten most o… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/promise-delivered/

Short and Sweet this Week

WIP Wednesday #5
I feel like I say that I've had a busy week every week, but this week has definitely been busy! Over the weekend, I got a cold and spent the time I wasn't a total fog washing gara… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/short-and-sweet-week/

From Prehistoric to High-Tech

Work-In-Progress Wednesday #4
Welcome to another week of Works-in-Progress Wednesday. After the deluge of photos I've been posting the past few weeks, you might possibly be happy to hear that I only have two p… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/prehistoric-high-tech/

Sewing on Stegosaurus Plates And Floppy Arms

A neat trick for attaching flat pieces worked in the round.
As part of my plan to clear out all of my hibernating projects, I finally have to confront the fact that I need to sew 11 plates to the back of my Sherman the Stegosaurus. Really,… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/sewing-stegosaraus-plates-and-floppy-arms/

Monsters and Monkeys and Bears, Oh My!

WIP Wednesday #3
My fingers have been flying this week! I have a whole bucketful of projects ready for assembly today:   I picked up these cute little buckets at the Dollar Store for a craft… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/monsters-and-monkeys-and-bears-oh-my/

Progress and Exciting News!

WIP Wednesday #2
Lots and lots of progress this week... so much, actually, I don't have a lot to show today! I have three things I'm working on today, two on the hook, and one is a little differen… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/progress-and-exciting-news/

Time to Come Out of Hibernation

Sleeping Works-in-Progress have lied for too long. Time to finish them up!
February is when the groundhog comes out of hibernation, right? So I thought that this month would be a great time to drag out all of those projects I haven't quite gotten around … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/time-come-out-hibernation/

It's Work-in-Progress Wednesday!

WIP Wednesday #1
Welcome to my very first WIP Wednesday! The way that this will work is every Wednesday (hopefully), I will show off some of the things I am knitting or crocheting for the week. Be… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/its-work-progress-wednesday/