Hello there Beastie people! I hope you're all keeping well, wherever you are, and that the lockdown isn't giving you cabin fever just yet. I'm using the time to get caught up on commissions that have been in progress for a while - and that made me realise that I hadn't introduced you lot to … Continue reading A Spooky Little Beastie Like You!
Woooooooooooo! We couldn't resist popping in an extra post to celebrate the Beasties' favourite holiday! Soooo... Have a spooktacular Hallowe'en! And here are some seasonal monsters to get your own festivities started! First of all, we've got Dracula Beastie stopping in for a bite! Then Ghostie Beastie's going to drift through later on. And who … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en!
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!
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…
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
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!
...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…
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)
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…
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)