Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a new Beastie! And not just any new Beastie - this one is a SUPERHERO! Last year during lockdown, a customer contacted me to ask if I'd be able to make a Christmas gift for her daughter. This girl LOVES superheroes, and even has a … Continue reading Help me, Superhero Max Beastie!
Hey there everyone! Wow, you'd barely know you were in Ireland today - it's so warm and sunny outside! So I thought it might be the perfect day to catch up with the rest of Explorer Beastie's springtime wanderings, after our slight digression last week. Oh, and if you missed part one, you'll find that … Continue reading Springtime with Explorer Beastie
Hey there everyone! And wow, what an exciting week it's been... Yesterday morning, bright and early, we arrived at the door of Virgin Media TV studios to appear on their breakfast show, Ireland AM! They wanted someone to talk about how knitting has really taken off again during the Covid-19 lockdowns... And you know, I … Continue reading Beastie TV!
Hello there everyone! How are things where you are? Our county borders reopened here in Ireland last week... And maybe it was this, or possibly I was inspired by Paddy and Plunkett's "great escape" last week, but I decided it might be a good time to escape to the lovely Irish countryside for a couple … Continue reading Spring in the Irish Countryside
Hello there Beastie friends! How are things where you are? Here on the Emerald Isle, we're getting ready to start opening things up again... And I know two intrepid little monsters who are looking forward to setting out on some new adventures this summer! Sure, they've enjoyed their virtual travels over the last few months... … Continue reading New Adventures Ahoy!
Hey there everyone! And oh wow, look... I managed to post on a Tuesday! If you missed last week's post (and who could blame you, it went out on Friday), we were catching up with this Beastie lady and her rather awesome vintage inspired look. But while it could be argued that "clothes maketh the … Continue reading Vintage Fashion, Beastie Style 2 – All the Accessories!
Greetings, Beastie friends! And wow, do I have a new Beastie treat for you this week... A fashion-conscious monster lady with an eye for retro style. Say hello to everyone, Ms Beastie! This Beastie was commissioned as a gift for a stylish girl who's also big into vintage, and I have to admit that I … Continue reading Vintage Fashion, Beastie Style
Hey there everyone! It's just going to be a quickie post today... Mostly to clear up the mystery of where in the world Paddy and Plunkett were last week. Did you guess? A good few of you got it right! Plunkett had indeed got his woolly paws on the photos of the short Russian adventure … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett – Russian Around!
Hey there everyone! Well, Paddy and Plunkett are finally back from their last trip... ... So I thought it was time to reboot this occasional feature and send them off on their (imaginary) travels again. We have to keep them entertained, after all. Ready? Let's go - where in the world are you, Paddy and … Continue reading Where in the World are Paddy and Plunkett?
Hello there everyone! Wow, it's nice to be back with a new post AT LAST. I hope you'll forgive my rather haphazard blogging habits of late... With any luck, this will signal the start of a return to normality. Well, as close to normality as we ever get here in Beastie Towers, anyway! And speaking … Continue reading New Beastie Time!