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Free Pattern Friday: Baby Groot Amigurumi

This little Groot was a fun project!  Amy asked if I would make him to go along with her Guardians of the Galaxy Cosplay outfits. The pattern is from Twinkie Chan, and she puts her Groot into a little pot so he can sit on a desk. You can check out the pattern here. Groot is made up of a lot of little pieces, so there was hand sewing involved, but it was so worth it.  His arms have pipe cleaners in them so he can be...

CraftingCon: Feather’s Flights

You might remember Heather of Feather’s Flights from her lovely entry for our Harry Potter month of CraftingCon. Today she has two more looks for her cute kiddos. Oh, and don’t forget to check out Emily’s competition look at Friends Stitched Together Peeta and Katniss Inspired I had so much fun making Hunger Games outfits for my kids. Henry has the blonde hair that I always imagined Peeta to have....

CraftingCon: Friends Stitched Together

I had no idea that I would make such great friends when I started blogging. I’m so excited to have Amy here today, she is seriously the bomb and I love what she has to share today!   We’re short a guest poster for this Hunger Games month, so y’all get me (Amy) instead! If you haven’t seen Chelsea’s amazing miniature Effie competition look, you really have to go check it out on...

CraftingCon: Modern Handmade

Today’s guest is April from Modern Handmade. I just adore April’s style. She makes gorgeous clothing for herself, and everything she makes for her daughter is darling. And her boy style! I love everything she makes for her little boy! Today she is sharing something she made for herself inspired by Effie Trinket. A few years ago, my book club chose to read The Hunger Games. I was hooked after the first...

CraftingCon: Sewing Sober

Hey all! I’m Ashley from Sewing Sober. My entry is the last for CraftingCon: Villains, and I am so excited to show you what I have created for this villainous challenge (cue evil cackle: MUAHAHAHA!). We went for something old school from a show that is near[=and dear to my heart. For those of you who have no clue who these villains are, below are photos of the villains I was achieving. Here you will find...

CraftingCon: Gracious Threads

Do you remember this darling post from last month? Jess is back with another phenomenal look for Villains month!   Hello all! My name is Jess and I blog, and design patterns, at Gracious Threads. I am so happy to be here today as part of Crafting Con! I grew up on tales of the Wild West, and when I had the chance to sign up for villain month, I jumped on it! Some of my favourite stories involved women of the...

CraftingCon: Climbing the Willow

Looking for an adorable little girl’s shirt pattern? Look no further than the Izzy Top by Teri from Climbing the Willow. I haven’t blogged about this pattern yet, but I’ve made three Izzy tops, and I don’t even have a girl. I adore Teri’s blog, there are so many great free patterns and tutorials. I especially love her tutorial for adding some great detail to a Sally dress. I’m...

CraftingCon: Dandelion Drift

Today, to kick of Villains month, we have Teresa from Dandelion Drift. She makes absolutely gorgeous clothes! This knock off is one of my favorites. This Sally dress is beautiful, and this Ninja costume is really fun! If you haven’t been over to Friends Stitched Together yet, you should get over there now and see what Brianne made! Hey all! Thanks for having me here to talk about villains…yikes! I think it’s...

CraftingCon: Unleash your inner VILLAIN

Let me take you briefly to a scene from How I Met Your Mother. After discussing The Karate Kid and discovering that Barney roots for Johnny Lawrence (the villain) the following conversation insues: Marshall Eriksen: You’re telling me that when you watch “The Karate Kid”, you don’t root for Daniel-san? Ted Mosby: Who do you root for in “Die Hard”? Barney Stinson: Hans Gruber....

CraftingCon: Gracious Threads

Jess is the brilliant mind behind the Embellish for Boys series that I was part of earlier this year. She’s also a pattern designer. I love the look of the Raindrop Tee. Today’s post includes a sneak peek of a pattern that is currently in the testing stages and is just darling! Scroll down to the end for the giveaway and link party. And if you haven’t yet, head over to Friends Stitched Together and...

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