Posts Tagged ‘plush’

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Anatomically Incorrect Creatures

Although reporting on the Plush world is generally the domain of the fantastic Love & A Sandwich, I thought I’d share the work of Anatomically Incorrect Creatures and their Creature Specialist, London-based Bree Yena. “Anatomically Incorrect Creatures are handmade faux taxidermy sculptures and plush wall art “ specializing in unique and humorous hybrid creature home [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – FeltMistress

  Felt Mistress AKA Louise Evans is a UK based stitcher and prolific tea drinker who creates a range of one-off bespoke creatures with her partner, illustrator Jonathan Edwards. “Originally trained in fashion design and millinery, Louise has brought many of the skills learnt through years of work as a couture dress maker to the [...]

August 28th is Race Your Mouse Day!

Yes, it’s time to dust off those meeses… mouses… mices… little squeaky things and race them! Where – and why – is unclear, so I think it’s fitting to make up our own rules! I say the first race is to hurry up and download this ADORABLE pattern by by amapoet and crochet up a [...]

July 31, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by sweets4ever. We hope you enjoy them! A clutch fit for …breakfast! by quackedup Master [...]

July 15th – Cow Appreciation Day!

Did you even know there was a Cow Appreciation Day? Well, there is, and our bovine friends are certainly feeling appreciated in these crafts! First up, and adorable cow embroidery piece by mrs.turner. Who wouldn’t like to be commemorated in such nice stitching? Hey, now, dressing up like a cow to try to horn in [...]

July 2nd is World UFO day!

July 2nd is National UFO Day, and what better way to celebrate than with Aliens?! Not necessarily the scary monsters they are often portrayed as, some of them are quite cute, cuddly, and sweet like Squibbles the Alien Plush by jenniferphelps126. Or this adorable Ali-bum by VickyStitchUp. And when they do happen to abduct livestock, [...]

June is National Aquarium Month!

Did you know June is National Aquarium Month? It’s also National Accordion Awareness Month, but there were a lot fewer accordion crafts… maybe we can change that, and by June of next year we can feature them! But for now, aquariums, and sea craftures… starting with a genius interactive (!) ATC by Mountains and Clouds. [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Knit Plush d20

For many gamers, a twenty-sided die is a must! Xelerej took the d20 to the extreme and made a giant squishable KNIT die. You can see the full thread for this project here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=375205.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the Warhammer tag.

Craftster Crush: gotgrey

This month, our Craftster Crush is gotgrey! She’s a kind and caring swapper and stuffie maker! She makes Craftster more huggable with all her plushie pals! Here are some random crafty facts about gotgrey! She participated in more than 2 swaps a month in 2012! She’s a toy dropper for The Toy Society. She found [...]

As Seen On TV: My Little Pony

As a child of the 80′s I’m very partial to the original My Little Ponies. I haven’t seen MLP: Friendship is Magic yet but the more I hear about it the more I think I need to check it out! I really love that little Derpy Hooves (aww!) got her name from fans on the [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents:Beefranck’s Emporium – Miszek

Hi everybody! This week I wanted to show you the work of Miszek, who makes soft toys and needle felted figures. You can see more from Miszek at his website and his etsy store. Great things await!

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – Plush You! 2011

Hi everybody! It’s that time of year again – time for Plush You! Plush You! is a HUGE gathering of plush toys put together every year by Kristen Rask of Schmancy. Here’s just a few of the awesome things that were made just for Plush You! this year. Tempus fugit by Diane Koss Coffee Pot [...]

April 11, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Bathroom Redo – Wall WIN! by imtheasian1 Choose [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – New Plush from Kittyzilla!

Hi everybody! We love Kittyzilla here at Mr X Stitch, so when I saw that she’s created some new plush recently I wanted to share them with you. Here’s V.I.N.C.E.N.T. from The Black Hole. Jake the Dog and Finn the Human from Adventure Time Supervillain/anti-hero Taskmaster Notorious badass Boba Fett And one of my favorite [...]

August 22, 2012 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Vasily Kandinsky’s "Joyous Ascent" 1923 (PIC HEAVY!) by [...]