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Monster Market Day – Hallowe’en Edition!

Hallowe'en may be over for another year, but I couldn't let it pass without sharing my special seasonal market setup with you all! On Sunday I did my first ever Hallowe'en market, and since I brought along some Hallowe'en-y monsters... ... It only seemed fair to modify my props to make them feel more at … Continue reading Monster Market Day – Hallowe’en Edition!

It's Dracula Beastie! CrawCrafts Beasties

Beasties That Go Bump in the Night…

Wooooooo! Hallowe'en weekend is finally here, and there are spooky Beasties about! Welcome to a special late-night edition of the BeastieBlog... Now, who's that shadowy caped figure lurking up there? It's Dracula Beastie! And he's really dressed to kill, in full evening dress and a red satin-lined cape... But don't worry, he doesn't bite. In … Continue reading Beasties That Go Bump in the Night…

A Fitting Backdrop for a Grim Reaper Beastie! N Depping/CrawCrafts Beasties

Grim Reaper Beastie Gets Away From It All

Hey there everybody! It's been a while since I last received word from a globetrotting Beastie, so you can probably imagine how delighted I was when Grim Reaper Beastie got in touch earlier this week! As it happens, he's been to Hawaii... but of course he had very little interest in going to a luau … Continue reading Grim Reaper Beastie Gets Away From It All

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She Ain’t Scary… She’s My Beastie!

Wooooooooo! Hallowe'en fever continues to ramp up here in Beastie Towers, with the arrival of another spooky Beastie! Look who flew in through the window earlier, giving me the fright of my life - it's Ghostie Beastie! Although she's a little less colourful than the other Beasties, she makes up for it by being surrounded … Continue reading She Ain’t Scary… She’s My Beastie!

Who sewed this guy together? CrawCrafts Beasties

Hallowe’en Is Coming…

...And this year, I've actually had a chance to start getting under way with some seasonal special edition Beasties! Today, I'm excited to introduce you to my first "Famous Monsters" Beastie - Frankenbeastie! Cobbled together from discontinued dyelots and abandoned WIPs, this little monster hasn't enjoyed the same precise stitching as some of my other … Continue reading Hallowe’en Is Coming…

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Scary Monsters (And Super Beasts)

Loyal Beastie spotters will already have seen this picture on our Instagram yesterday, but in case you missed it here's a clue to the identity of the new Beastie you'll be meeting today... https://www.instagram.com/p/BHt3-Y0BagM/?taken-by=crawcraftsbeasties And here's how he turned out - meet David Bowie Beastie! Or should that be Beastie Stardust? Either way, I had … Continue reading Scary Monsters (And Super Beasts)

Doctor Who Beastie's Braces and Bow Tie, by CrawCrafts Beasties

The Doctor Will See You Now…

If it's Tuesday, it must be... NEW BEASTIE DAY! And, nearly halfway into February, we're finally meeting the last of the pre-Christmas Beasties. Let's have a monster welcome for... Doctor Who Beastie! This little woolly Time Lord's outfit is inspired by the 11th Doctor, played by Matt Smith in series 5-7 of the long-running BBC … Continue reading The Doctor Will See You Now…

Don’t Fear the Reaper (He’s on Holiday)

Here's one Beastie who has truly landed on his paws! Grim Reaper Beastie had barely arrived with his new family before jetting off to enjoy the big blue skies in Mexico over Christmas! He certainly seems to be lapping up the sunshine in the photo above. Let's hope he remembered to pack his sunscreen... something … Continue reading Don’t Fear the Reaper (He’s on Holiday)

Grim Reaper Beastie in the Iveagh Gardens Maze - CrawCrafts Beasties

A Cheerful Start To The New Year…

Yippeeeeee! It's new Beastie time! And since I'm sure I'm not the only one who is still trying to get used to the transition from the old year to the new (anyone else out there steadfastly continuing to write 2015 dates on things? Because I am), who better to sweep away the clinging cobwebs of … Continue reading A Cheerful Start To The New Year…

Fantastic Beasties… and Where to Find Them!

You may all remember how much fun I had making Harry Potter Beastie a couple of months back... So I'm sure you can imagine how happy I was to hear that he was in need of a monster-sized friend to keep him company on his adventures, and to help him take on the Dark Lord … Continue reading Fantastic Beasties… and Where to Find Them!