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Time for Decorations!

Off the Hook #1
It’s the day after Thanksgiving, time to break out the Christmas decorations, right??? The first five of my mini snowman army are now finished. Deep down, I want to crochet at … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/time-decorations/

The Reveal

Finished Object Friday #99
Time to reveal the two of the mystery projects I was working on Wednesday. As several of you have guessed over at the Ravelry group, I have indeed been working on a turkey! … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/reveal/

That Time of Year...

Work in Progress Wednesday #99
I’m working on some new designs this week. One involves this strange-looking piece:   And the other, which looks a little more mundane:   Given what time of year is… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/time-year/

3... 2... 1...

Finished Object Friday #96
Blast off! It’s that time: launch day for Alan and Yuri the Astronauts!   They are now available in my Ravelry store. The pattern contains instructions on how to make bot… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/3-2-1/

So Much for Summer...

Work in Progress Wednesday #95
And just when my summer vacation begins… it’s time for the fall semester to start! Thankfully, it will be a much lighter load this time around, so expect everything to proceed at … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/so-much-summer/

Summer Break

Work in Progress Wednesday #93
It is almost Summer Vacation! Well, for me anyway… tomorrow is my last final for this semester, which means that I can finally get back to doing things other than study. I knew th… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/summer-break/

Hello, George!

Finished Object Friday #91
George is finished! And here he is:   That’s right, a Bald Eagle! When I saw that the first Friday of July was going to be the Fourth of July weekend, I could think of anyth… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/hello-george/

Summer School

Work In Progress Wednesday #91
Wow, has it been a busy few weeks for me. I am currently taking a couple of summer classes and homework and studying has been taking up a lot of my time. Only time will tell if ta… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/summer-school/

Woolly-phant

Work In Progress Wednesday #89
So, today’s blog post turned out to be super delayed! I got a brand new pair of glasses today, but had to wait around for a few hours for the lenses to get made (which I think is … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/woolly-phant/

Mushroom Bear

Work-in-Progress Wednesday #88
I’ve been busy this week putting some finishing touches on some upcoming patterns, like our little teddy bear pal that will be debuting on May 22nd. I ran into a little trouble de… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/424/

Quite Contrary

Work in Progress Wednesday #87
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?   I am working on some samples for a new Snack-Sized Softies eBook this week. As you might have guess from the poem an… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/422/

Here I Am Again

Work in Progress Wednesday #85
Hi there, remember me? My craft fair was this past weekend and I was scrabbling a bit the last few weeks trying to get everything ready for that. The good news is that it went … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/here-i-am-again/

Waiting For Spring

Work-in-Progress Wednesday #82
I don’t know about you… but I am ready for spring! I’m done with the cold, the ice storms and constantly being at odds with the sun. Every time I need to take a photo, it seems to… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/waiting-spring/

Bear-y Good Idea!

Finished Object Friday #80
I have been on another designing kick recently… I get a new idea, I have a new amigurumi a couple of hours later. Whether or not any of those will ever see the light of day… we wi… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/bear-y-good-idea/

Samples of Many Colors

Work-in-Progress Wednesday #80
It’s that time of month again… sample-making time! Before I got started, I laid out all of the yarn I was planning on using: And don’t worry, not all of those colors wil… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/samples-many-colors/

Fish, Fish, Fish

Finished Object Friday #77
You probably guessed it… I’ve been making some fish this week! Not one fish… Not two fish…   But seven of them, including a red fish…   And a blue fish…  … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/fish-fish-fish/

Something Girly

Finished Object Friday #70
Wow, things went by fast... Where did my week go? I have been hard at work trying to finish up the pattern I’m planning on releasing in November and I barely managed to finish … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/something-girly/

Socks and Shoes

Work in Progress Wednesday #70
I think I may have just jumped down a rabbit hole… One of my goals for this year is to try to knit a pair of socks. Why not… doesn’t every knitter have to try it at least once?… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/socks-and-shoes/

Starting Samples

Work in Progress Wednesday #69
I just started working on the sample for the next Monster’s Toy Box pattern, due out in November! This one is considerably different than many of my other designs but I thi… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/starting-samples/

Mystery Critter

Work In Progress Wednesday #68
New designs are flying off the hook this week! Every so often I get a sudden surge in creativity—or out of nowhere the most amazing idea for a new toy design pops into my head … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/mystery-critter/

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