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« on: July 14, 2012 11:30:30 PM »

It has been a really long time since I have posted on here. I finally got around to re-branding my website- and decided I could use my new logo (without the url). Plus I have gotten back into sewing over the past week or so! It has been about... six months or so.

So I decided I would showcase my three latest axolotl plush animals! I have been having people contact me from my older pictures on here, and figured it was about time I update with (hopefully) some new style change and improvement. I am also now working with a non-profit organization dedicated to axolotls (which is why I am really starting to buckle down), so defiantly more axolotls to come! I am now sewing for a cause! I don't want to post any information just yet, but I am excited to be working with such an incredible organization filled with such passionate people.

The first one is my newest idea- threw it together today to see how the pattern would work. I think it looks cute, second prototype for the mini-axolotl designs I have.


The second is one I did the other day trying out a new pattern; all hand sewn (my machine wasn't working). I threw it together with what fabric I could find.


So the last one I am showing is one I made around the holidays- a commission for my Dentist. He wanted his own body pillow for his chair, and he chose the colors himself.


I have an axolotl OBSESSION. I am constantly revising patterns, reworking patterns, etc. I am now in love with minky fleece as well.

Anyways, any ideas/ advice- feel free! I really want to make a plush of my tiger salamander, Muffin... but I don't think I can ever find fabric that looks like his skin. He has such a weird, weird color...

So anyways, I will just stick with axolotls. They are cute... and I have been sewing them for the past two years. It's neat to see how my pattern has changed over time.

Thank you all! Great to be back.

-Kristina
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« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2012 07:09:22 AM »

Awww, I knew that was an axolotl from the little tiny thumbnail picture--I love them too! Your plushies are ADORABLE.
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« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2012 07:20:10 AM »

Those are adorable! I think I have a new-found love for Axolotis! lol Smiley Nice work.
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« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2012 06:59:10 AM »

Welcome back Kristina!  It's so good to "see" you again!  I LOVE your new patterns!  It's nice to hear that you found a reputable rescue to work with.  That is very exciting!  I look forward to seeing more of your creations.
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2012 09:21:10 AM »

They are all very adorable!
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